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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 

These are some examples of jobs and internships within sustainability areas. 

For the most up to date listings and news, please see our newsletters, which can be found at the bottom of our Blog!   Our newsletter lists the most up to date job and career announcments, and is mailed approximately every two weeks!

 

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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