Learn green. Earn green.
Environmentalism is more than just a hobby. Learning about our planet’s natural resources can be the first step in a fulfilling career path. The green jobs field is growing greater every year, with opportunities for employment in both the public and private sectors.
Click here for a list of college programs and careers. Listed below on this page are some resources for young people to get started. Whether you’re thinking far into the future or just into next summer, these links will help you take a first step toward environmental advocacy.
- San Francisco Simply Hired environmental job listings (various fields)
- San Francisco environmental jobs (official links)
- East Bay Regional Parks jobs
- Sierra Club searchable job listings (customizable search)
- California Ecojobs listings (degrees usually required)
- California Green Jobs Network listings
- Green Jobs California green economy map (Southern California only, for now)
- EcoEmploy California (various fields)
- Federal government searchable job listings (customizable search)
- Grist magazine green job listings
- Green Dream Jobs (clean tech focus – searchable)
- How to submit a professional résumé
- San Francisco Sierra Club green internships
- Americorps in California contact info
- Greenpeace internships
- East Bay Regional Parks paid internships (paid seasonal interns)
- How to find a green job
- EPA internships (paid and unpaid)
- EarthCorps yearlong paid training
- RYSE – Richmond youth center (local focus, not just green)
- SF Environment – City and County of San Francisco
- Bay Area Community Resources (all programs, not just green)
- Earth Team
- Save the Bay!
- Surfrider Foundation
- SF Baykeeper
- Volunteer at a nearby national park!
Last updated: 29 April 2013