To Sustainability Careers

Sustainability is good for the body, wallet and planet, but it's also good for the job-seeking Saint Mary's graduate.

USGBC Green Careers 

Sustainability Career Resources - compiled by on campus staff/faculty

Amazing Environmental Organization Web Directory search engine links to sites advertising job openings, gives company contact information, and has a résumé-posting service and environmental careers bulletin board.

Cyber-Sierra Natural Resources Jobs links to employment listings and gives career information about government, private sector, nonprofit, and international jobs in professional and environmental organizations, forestry, agriculture, natural resource areas, and colleges. Recruiters, reference tools, and Internet searching tips are indicated.

EE-Link’s environmental-education links database is primarily geared toward teachers, students, and professionals. Job postings are sortable by deadline and posting date, organization, job title, salary, and geographical region. A search tool finds job opportunities on other servers. Links are provided to job directories and databases.

E-Jobs environmental careers directory links to U.S. and Canadian employment, specific audience information, companies, law firms, laboratories, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, salary information, résumés, and career-planning tools. Employers can post jobs and post advertisements.

The Environmental Career Opportunities site provides job listings covering conservation, natural resources, policy, legislation, regulation, advocacy, outreach, communications, engineering and scientific services, education, international employment, and internships.

GIS jobs clearinghouse is a database of geographic information system (GIS) job opportunities and résumés organized by posting date. For a fee, employers may post job openings. is searchable by title, level, and location, and provides employment listings for green businesses, other environmental organizations, and agencies. The site posts jobs and résumés, and a career tools section links to career advice, profiles, environmental organizations, and news.

Green Dream Jobs internship and job postings are provided for careers in sustainable organizations. Postings are searchable by job type, skill level, geographic location, and keyword. A green careers column and links to other career and business resources are provided. This saved query offers the fullest repository of jobs in sustainability across whatever city you're looking to land in.

Learn How to Become has developed the Guide to Green Careers to help current and prospective college students better understand the green energy sector. This includes a detailed look at more than a dozen specialities within "green", non-profit organizations making a difference and how to find and land a green job.

National Library for the Environment—Environmental Career Page links to employment listings, career counseling sites, networking information, job market analyses, salary, résumé preparation and posting services, cover and thank you letters, Internet newsgroups, and job databases.

The National Science Teachers Association provides information about becoming a science teacher, including profiles, salary, differences in teaching at different levels, and job preparation and hunting tips. Information is available about the certification process and state education agency contacts.

The Society of Toxicology links to toxicology career surveys and a field resource guide. For a fee, you can access the society’s job bank and online placement service. Strategies for successful career development in academia, industry, and government are listed.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (USFWS’s) career page describes staff duties, position training requirements, salaries, and benefits. Contact information for regional offices is given.