Fields like Environmental Studies and Sustainable Development are some of the fastest growing in both education and employment. If you’re thinking about furthering your education or are looking for employment, consider how your personal goals intersect with environmental health and be encouraged by the growing job shift to renewables. Use these resources to find an academic and/or career path in the environmental sector that is right for you, your school, your community, etc.

Job Directories

These job boards include employment opportunities across a wide variety of career paths and a range of experience. Basically, no matter what your skills and expertise are, there is a way to employ them and affect climate action at the same time.
Green Economy Post
Greenbiz Job Board
B Corporation Job Board
Wildlife Society Job Board
Coalfield Development Job Board




2020 U.S. Energy & Employment Report

The U.S. Energy & Employment Report provides a unique window on the people who meet the nation’s energy needs, and identifies important trends and skill sets for the 21st Century energy workforce.

BlueGreen Alliance

The BlueGreen Alliance unites America’s largest labor unions and its most influential environmental organizations to solve today’s environmental challenges in ways that create and maintain quality jobs and build a stronger, fairer economy. We are…

Climate Corps

Climate Corps is a 10-month fellowship program that provides incredible professional development opportunities for emerging climate protection leaders through implementation of climate change resiliency projects with local governments, non-profits and for-profit businesses. Fellows participate in…



How can I get a job that fights climate change?

By Zoe Sayler     08/01/2019   
But times have changed, and in 2019, high-schoolers are kicking most adults’ rent-paying, voting (or not) asses when it comes to adequate concern about the climate crisis. That makes sense, since by the time we’re…