Environment and Natural Resources

Author: Pamela Fehl
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438132298
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Defines various careers in environment and natural resources, including educational or training requirements, ways to get started, advancement possibilities, salary figures, employment outlook, and sources of more information.

Green Careers For Dummies

Author: Carol L. McClelland
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470529607
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Everything you need to start a green career As you look for ways to contribute positively to the global economic and environmental crisis, getting an eco-friendly job provides a two-prong solution. Green Careers For Dummies, a 2010 Green book Festival award winner, introduces you to the wealth of opportunities in the rapidly expanding sustainable career genre. This book explores the green frontier of careers and shows you how to find a field that is best suited to your primary interests, skills, and goals, and then translating that into the sustainable job sphere. Career opportunities in the environmental science, renewable energy, smart grid, green building, transportation, manufacturing, sustainability, policy, and more. Job search 2.0 techniques (new media, online, networking, and electronic communications) Emerging green jobs that will be created in the next 5 years and beyond Whether you're a recent college graduate or looking to make a career change, Green Careers For Dummies is your one-stop source for finding your fit in an environmentally responsible job. If you are a career counselor, this book gives you a solid overview of the ever-evolving world of green career possibilities you cn refer to in your work with students and clients.

The Green Guide to Environmental Courses and Careers Green Career

Author: Megha Aggarwal
Publisher: The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
ISBN: 8179935698
Format: PDF, Kindle
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2015 marks the beginning of the UN Decade of Sustainable Development. Sustainable development involves the incorporation of ecological principles in technology development and dissemination. It is in this context that the present book by Ms Megha Aggarwal is a timely contribution. The book covers a wide range of information dealing with agriculture, energy, engineering, medicine, architecture, finance, and environmental management. It should help the young students to become the architects of a sustainable future for our country. I hope the book will be read and used widely. – MS SWAMINATHAN Father of the Indian Green Revolution As India gradually moves towards a “green” economy, new avenues of employment are opening up for today’s youth. For students thinking about future course and career options, this one-of-its-kind handbook offers a rich body of information required to turn a green interest into a future opportunity. From environmental engineering, environmental science, and environmental law to agriculture, climate science, and zoology – it profiles a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and the broad spectrum of careers they lead to. Peppered with anecdotal accounts from well-known professionals and a handy listing of useful resources, The Green Guide to Environmental Courses and Careers is a must-have for any student keen on harnessing a green passion. The book is a timely contribution.... It should help the young students to become the architects of a sustainable future for our country. – MS Swaminathan

Green Careers

Author: Jim Cassio
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 0865716439
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Provides an overview of green jobs, presents profiles of ninety different occupations, offers case studies and interviews, and includes career planning information and job search resources.

Green at Work

Author: Susan Cohn
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 9781610910781
Format: PDF, Docs
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Green at Work, published by Island Press in 1992, was the first source of information to help nontechnical but environmentally concerned job seekers learn about career opportunities with environmental companies or within the newly emerging "green" corporate culture. Now entirely revised and expanded, this indispensable volume again offers invaluable tools and strategies for launching a green career.Susan Cohn has expanded her scope beyond the business world to examine environmentally focused, nontechnical careers in a wide variety of fields, including communications, banking and finance, consulting, public policy, the non-profit sector, and more. This completely updated edition includes: profiles of more than 70 individuals that illustrate how people have woven their skills, values, and passions into their work listings of more than 400 companies with contact names, addresses, phone numbers, information on what the company does, and its environmental programs and policies listings of more than 50 resources, including organizations, publications, and other sources of information a bibliography of recommended readings

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Green Careers

Author: Barbara Parks
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 110102478X
Format: PDF, Docs
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The career opportunities of the future ... Green careers include jobs in which environmentally conscious design, policy, and technology are implemented to improve the environment and provide sustainable living. A growing number of people, whether right out of college or already well established in the workforce, are looking to market themselves and their environmental convictions. It is a promising path to a larger paycheck and healthier environment. *Green-collar jobs are on the rise according to Businessweek magazine *The Green Jobs Act of 2007 anticipates a growing labor need for thousands of green-collar workers with $125 million in annual funding for training and research

Opportunities in Environmental Careers Revised Edition

Author: Odom Fanning
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071400583
Format: PDF, Docs
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Opportunities in Environmental Careers offers you essential information about a variety of careers within the environment field and includes training and education requirements, salary statistics, and professional and Internet resources.

Jobs in Environmental Law

Author: Chris Hayhurst
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 1435835670
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Provides information on careers in environmental protection laws, discussing employers, working conditions, workplaces, and training.

Green Careers in Building and Landscaping

Author: Peterson's
Publisher: Peterson's
ISBN: 0768930618
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Thinking about a green career or looking for a college or university that promotes great green programs? Peterson's Green Careers in Building and Landscaping pinpoints the best opportunities in building design and construction; installation, operations, and energy efficiency; commercial industrial, and residential design; landscaping, groundskeeping, and turf care; and policy, analysis, advocacy, and regulatory affairs-with job details as well as info on colleges, organizations, and institutions that offer courses, degrees, certification, and training/retraining-that can lead to a green career. Green Careers in Building and Landscaping offers inspirational and insightful essays on the importance of sustainability, written by individuals at the forefront of environmental organizations, university sustainability efforts, and college training programs. Essay writers include folks with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Second Nature, Earth911.com, University of Arizona, Philadelphia University, and Skanska USA Building Inc. Green Careers in Building and Landscaping also features an exclusive bonus section, "What Is the New Green Economy," which examines the current interest in sustainability. You'll also find building and landscaping-related features, including interviews with individuals in a variety of green careers. Other feature articles offer useful tips and advice for a more sustainable life.

Green Careers in Building and Landscaping Professional and Skilled Jobs

Author: Peterson's
Publisher: Peterson's
ISBN: 0768934478
Format: PDF, Docs
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As part of Peterson's Green Careers in Building and Landscaping, this eBook offers detailed information on various careers in the following: building design and construction; installation, operations, & energy-efficiency; commercial, industrial, & residential; landscaping & grooundskeeping; policy, analysis, advocacy & regulatory affairs.You'll also find up-to-date data on job trends, work environment, career paths, earning potential, education/licensure requirements, and contact information for additional resources. Bonus sections include "What Does Being Green Mean," a look at the current interest in sustainability, and "Essays on the Importance of Sustainability," inspirational and insightful essays on the importance of sustainability, written by folks at the forefront of environmental organizations, university sustainability efforts, and college training programs. For more information see Peterson's Green Careers in Building and Landscaping.