Environmental Jobs News

Take the Greendex Survey, Learn How Green You Are—Really

Sure, you talk a big game about “being green,” but do you walk the talk? In a recent National Geographic Greendex survey, America ranked a dismal 17 in sustainable practices—out of 17 countries surveyed. Why did we come in dead last? The sad truth is that, unless we’re working environmental jobs, many Americans just don’t make the effort to be ...

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What is Germany Doing that the U.S. Isn’t?

Germany is on the same latitude as Maine. That’s nowhere near the latitude of Arizona, which gets more direct sunlight (insolation) than any other state including California, yet Germany leads the world in solar production with more than 17,000 MW. By contrast, the U.S. generates nearly 3,000 MW. So what’s Germany doing right that the U.S. isn’t, which could create ...

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Green Jobs: Plastics Companies Look To Biopolymers In Green Manufacturing

The movement for green manufacturing in the United States has shone a spotlight on the plastics industry and for good reason. The products produced by these companies are expected to last beyond the existence of human life itself. However, that is not the kind of sustainability that the green manufacturing movement is looking for from the plastics industry. Instead, the ...

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Environmental Jobs: Top Mistakes When Searching for a Green Job

Job searching is one of the most laborious tasks we ever could endure, and in our still-struggling economy, the process hasn’t become any less tough or competitive. If you truly are vying for an environmental job in today’s economy, you have two challenges to face: (1) Many people just like you are desperate for a job, so hiring managers have ...

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Green Jobs: What is Your “Plan B?” Follow Your Green Dream

Maybe you’re experiencing your own mid-life crisis of sorts. Even if you’ve not yet reached “mid-life,” you might feel as if you’ve already reached that point in your current job. It’s time for a change, and going green is one of the most creative ways to add a little life to your “mid-life”—and a little life to the environment, too. ...

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Environmental Jobs: What Job Can You Get with Your Personal Skill Set?

Environmental jobs are pretty easy to come by, when you think about it: We literally are surrounded by the environment, and people are needed in many parts of the United States and across the globe to provide a wealth of services in an effort to preserve the environment for coming generations. Take a look at some of today’s most popular ...

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Solar Jobs: What is Germany Doing that the U.S. Isn’t?

For help with writing your resume, networking with employers, and finding your perfect environmental job, visit the CareerBuilder Resource Center at U.S. Green Technology right away! Germany is on the same latitude as Maine. That’s nowhere near the latitude of Arizona, which gets more direct sunlight (insolation) than any other state including California, yet Germany leads the world in solar ...

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