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Green jobs for a new economy

Author: Jill C Schwartz; Mark D Snider
Publisher: Lawrenceville, N.J. : Peterson's, ©2009.
Series: Peterson's green series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents job opportunities arising from the New Energy for America plan, providing information on projected salary ranges, where jobs are most available, and how to find jobs, and includes articles on green topics and job data.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jill C Schwartz; Mark D Snider
ISBN: 9780768928150 076892815X
OCLC Number: 316028090
Notes: "The career guide to emerging opportunities : the indispensable guide for students and career-seeking adults"--Cover.
Description: vi, 410 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: What does being green mean? : What is the new green economy? ; All about green job boards ; "Green" your vocabulary for a sustainable future --
U.S. and global organizations that support sustainability --
Essays on the importance of sustainability : Higher education's true role: creating a health, just, and sustainable society / Anthony D. Cortese ; Innovation and collaboration: the way to a clean energy economy / Juliana Williams ; My journey: from illness to a green career / Heather Henriksen ; Making sustainability sustainable / Sarah Boll --
At a crossroads / Tony Ash --
Greening the "quarterlife" crisis / Rachel Gutter --
How to use this green guide --
Part I. Professional jobs in the new green economy : Agriculture industry ; Biotechnology industry ; Construction industry ; Design industry ; Energy industry ; Environmental health ; Natural resources management and conservation ; Parks, recreation, and tourism --
Policy, administration, analysis and advocacy ; Transportation industry --
Skilled jobs in the new green economy : Agriculture industry ; Biotechnology industry ; Construction industry ; Design industry ; Energy industry ; Environmental health ; Natural resources management and conservation ; Parks, recreation, and tourism --
Policy, administration, analysis and advocacy ; Transportation industry --
Part II. Colleges and union organizations with great green programs : 50 four-year schools with great green programs : Four-year colleges and universities --
Two-year colleges & union organization with great green programs : Two-year colleges ; Union resources ; About partnerships for green jobs ; Two-year colleges with great green programs ; Union organizations with great green programs --
Part III. Workforce training : State and federal workforce training : Using the internet ; Finding a one-stop career center --
Part IV. Profiles of suitability programs : Two-year programs --
Four-year programs --
Part V. Appendixes : A. Professional jobs by industries --
B. Skilled jobs by industries ; C. Environmental and energy institutes and centers.
Series Title: Peterson's green series.
Other Titles: Green jobs for a new economy : the career guide to emerging opportunities
Responsibility: [Jill C. Schwartz and Mark D. Snider, editors].

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Presents job opportunities arising from the New Energy for America plan, providing information on projected salary ranges, where jobs are most available, and how to find jobs, and includes articles on green topics and job data.

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