Choosing Work for A Sustainable FutureBook - 2009
People of all ages and backgrounds are seeking work in career fields that will help save the planet, yet many people are unaware of the variety of green careers available. This unique career guidance book, based on labor market research, covers green jobs representing almost every area of career interest.
The authors' extensive experience in workforce development will help you explore tomorrow's green career options by answering such questions as: What green careers are available? What salary can I expect? What education do I need? What is the demand for this profession? How do I change to a green career?
Green Careers offers clear and concise information about the emerging field of environmental jobs. Chapters include:Industry-by-industry overview of green jobs Ninety different occupations in twelve different career groups Over sixty case studies and interviews of people working in green jobs Career planning information Job search resources
This book will appeal to students, career explorers, job seekers, and career and workforce development professionals. It is an indispensable guide for finding a career to feel passionate about and prospering while doing what you love.
Jim Cassio is a career and workforce information consultant who has conducted hundreds of workforce studies and published occupational resource books, including Career Pathways Handbook .
Alice Rush, MA, MCC , is a certified and registered career counselor and founder of CareerU®--counseling for the public and Fortune 500 companies. She is author of Paid to Play and a part-time faculty member of Folsom Lake College.