Sustainability

Welcome to the Sustainability Community! Learn more here about the different career paths you can pursue, get resources to start your career journey and take next steps to pursue career opportunities.

In this category are the positions that actively engage in behaviors that promote or demonstrate environmentally sound and sustainable practices.  These occupations can come from any of the other career clusters so there is a wide variety of opportunities. The areas that likely contain the most potential contributions to sustainability are Agriculture, Food, & Natural Resources; Architecture & Construction; Information Technology; Manufacturing; Operations & Logistics; and STEM.

Occupations within Sustainability

How to not let Thanksgiving Break derail your semester

With Thanksgiving break one week away, it’ll be tempting to checkout this week in classes, but this break is a sign of how close we are to the end of the semester, which means we must power through these final …

By Morgan Jernigan
Morgan Jernigan G.A: Academic Coach
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Which Green Jobs Are in High Demand and Where Can You Find Them?

According to Environmental Business International, over 1.6 million people work in the U.S environmental sector. Compared to the annual growth predictions, the skill shortage for jobs within this industry is becoming greater every day. As we move towards a more sustainable way …

By Alice Porter - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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3 Fastest Growing Green Jobs for Career Switchers and Recent Grads

The time for urgent change is needed in order to reverse the damage that’s been inflicted on the environment. Leading climate scientists have warned that we’re just decades away from extreme droughts, floods, heat, and rises in sea levels. Currently, we’re …

By Alice Porter - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Jobs Needed in Alternative Energy—Now!

In light of the recent UN report on climate change, it seems like the perfect time to point to all the jobs that are available and needed (perhaps now more than ever) in the alternative energy indfustry. So below is …

By Vault Careers - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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8 Jobs That Are Great for Empaths (and 3 That Typically Aren’t)

While it’s important for everyone to get on a career path and find jobs that feel like the right fit for them, it’s especially important for empaths, who are more empathetic, sensitive, and in tune with others’ thoughts, feelings, and …

By Deanna deBara - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Learn From Professionals – What is it like working in Sustainability?

When making decisions about what career to pursue, hearing from professionals within the field can provide extremely valuable prospective. Consider …

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