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Sustainability Careers

Sustainability Careers - Trends, Skills, Certifications and What Our Graduates are Doing!

Our Graduates Are Employed As...

  • Employee Transportation Specialist for Swedish Medical Center
  • Waste Coordinator for Recology, Bothell
  • Education Coordinator for Friends of North Creek Forest
  • Urban Farmer for Farmer Frog
  • Farm Mentor at Carnation Farms
  • Environmental Educator for City Growers in Brooklyn, NY
  • Surface Water Monitoring Assistant at Washington Dept. of Ecology
  • Parks maintenance employee with Carlsbad Parks and Recreation
  • Independent consultant for Sustainable Salon Products
  • Solar system designer with Artisan Electric
  • Horticulture Supervisor at The Natural Option, LLC

Is a Career in Sustainability on your Horizon?

Skills and Certifications for Sustainability Careers

SUSTAINABILITY COMPETENCIES AND JOB APPLICATION TIPS

SUSTAINABILITY PROFESSIONAL & PROJECT MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATIONS

GREEN BUILDING DESIGN, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE CERTIFICATIONS

WATER QUALITY CERTIFICATIONS

WASTE MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATIONS

WILDLIFE BIOLOGY & NATURALIST CERTIFICATIONS

PERMACULTURE CERTIFICATIONS

GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS CERTIFICATIONS

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Sustainability Careers - Examples of Current Internship and Job Announcements 

Internships

  • Friends of North Creek Forest - Volunteer Crew Leader: Lead groups of volunteers for forestry restoration, email Melissa
  • Seattle Tilth: Soil and Water Stewardship Training, Master Composter Training
  • Resource Media is looking for an intern to join our Seattle office this summer.
    For more information click HERE.
  • Wastewater Engineering Internship Seattle Public Utilities (SPU)
    For more information click HERE.
  • Internship opportunities with the City of Seattle click HERE.
  • WSU Snohomish County Extension Natural Resource Programs Administrator, For more information click HERE.
  • Climate and Sustainability Summer Intern "A summer internship to one individual to support our climate, sustainability, and natural resources analysis and planning work.
    For more information click HERE.
  • Songaia Cohousing Community is looking for interns for the summer, working with permaculture and gardening!
  • Service internship options with U.S. PIRG
  • Seattle Tilth: Soil and Water Stewardship Training, Master Composter Training

Entry Level Positions

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Sustainability Careers - Position Archive, Tools and Search Engines
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