Green Careers and Entrepreneurship

The need and opportunity for our students and regional citizens to consider "green careers" has never been greater, and it will only grow. As government, commercial, and non-profit organizations evolve to adapt to the ecologic, social, and economic drivers of sustainability, they will increasingly seek employees with very strong sustainability-based knowledge, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. There is an especially strong need for entrepreneurially based individuals to develop locally owned product and service businesses that can contribute to and maximize the mutual benefits of locally adapted sustainable community development agendas. Entrepreneurial businesses supporting local and regional self-sufficiency in energy, food, water, shelter, clothing, and transportation will be especially successful.

Articles

"Best Green Jobs Meta-List"link
"Apply Yourself: How to find a green job"link

"Great Work if You Can Get It"link
"Green Collar Jobs Are Poised for Growth"link
"Careers Within the Green Marketplace"link
"Remake a Living: Hire Definition"link
"5 Hot Jobs in a Sustainable Economy"document
"Remake a Living: The jobs, my friend, are blowin' in the wind"link
"Homo Sociens and the New Ecological Growth Economy"link
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"Ten Best Green Jobs for the Next Decade"link
"Careers Within the Green Marketplace"link
"What Are Green Jobs Paying?"link

"Top 10 cities for recent grads seeking green jobs"link


Presentations

Career Planning & Adult Development Network - St. Paul, MN, 11/7/08document

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