Listed below are some online guides to green jobs, divided into three sections: general job-hunting sites; sites related to green jobs generally; and sites focused on a specific area (such as green energy, green building, etc.).
These sites are abundant and we have listed only a sampling. Use their search engines by entering appropriate areas of interest, such as green building, or wind or solar energy, to target your job hunt.
See also: Alison Doyle, The About.com Guide to Job Searching: Tools and Tactics to Help You Get The Job You Want (Avon, Massachusetts: Adams Media, 2006), and A. Bronwyn Llewellyn and Robin Holt, The Everything® Career Tests Book (Avon, Massachusetts: Adams Media, 2007).
www.blueegg.com: A media company devoted to sustainable living.
www.bsr.org: Business for Social Responsibility has a job site.
www.coopamerica.org: Co-op America’s National Green Pages constitute a bible of resources on green companies, any one of which is a potential green employer.
www.ecoemploy.com: A well organized and comprehensive site, it offers tips on resume writing. It is one of the top two or three out there.
www.ecojobs.com: A subscription service that lists jobs, degree programs, and internships.
www.envirolink.org: A nonprofit online clearinghouse that “links” worldwide environmental organizations, it was started in 1991 by a college freshman and is run principally by volunteers. Both Time and Newsweek tout it as one of the best listings of environmental organizations available on the Web.
www.environmentalcareer.com: The Environmental Career Center was founded in 1980 and began its Web site in 1995. It is very comprehensive, one of the best out there.
www.environmentaljobs.com: Jobs in renewable energy, advocacy and policy, environmental engineering, and much more.