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Green Jobs for a New Economy: The Career Guide to Emerging Opportunities (Green Jobs for a New Economy: The College & Career Guide)

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The College and Career Guide to the New Green Economy acknowledges the global and national movement toward sustainability and its influence on today's education consumers, who view this concept not only as a major factor in choosing a college or university, but also as a guide to finding a career that will satisfy professional aspirations and benefit the planet in the process.

 

1.Review of professional and skilled labor jobs in the new green economy, with profiles on

 

                Work Environment

                Career Paths

                Earning Potential

                Education/Licensure/Training/Certification

                Related Jobs

                Organizations for More Information

2.Brief, informative articles on green topics. Examples:

               What Does "Sustainability" Mean?

                How Green Is Your College? Sustainability Initatives Explaines

                Top Green In-Demand College Majors

                Top 10 Career Fields for the Eco-Conscious

                The Hottest Green Careers Today

                Top 10 Greenest Places to Work and Live

                Job Interview? Find Out How Green The Company Is

                Greening Your Vocabulary: What the Global Citizens Needs to Know

 

3.Career/Industry Categories:

                 Agriculture

                 Alternate Fuels(Biofuels,Geothermal, Hydroelectric, Solar,Wind)

                 Environmental Conservation

                 Envirnmental Engineering

                 Environmental Law

                 Environmental Planning and Land Use

                 Environmental Science

                 Green Building Design and Construction(Retrofitting Buildings)

                 Transportation Systems Planning

                 Urban Planning

 

4.Top four-year and two year colleges for green programs of study, with profiles including data on:

               Degree/License/Cerificate

               Costs

               Financial Aid

               Admissions Requirements

               Application and Information

               Green Campus Organizations/Projects

               Union Programs for Training and Retraining

 

5.State and Federal Funding for Workplace Training

 

6.Results from Peterson's Survey of Sustainability Efforts in Higher Education (sent to a universe of about 4,000 respondents: all UG2 & UG4 schools in the United States and Canada)

 

7.List of organizations involved in promoting sustainability(different from those in the profiles)and listing of green industry jobs boards

         

              

 

Synopsis:

"The career guide to emerging opportunities: the indispensable guide for students and career-seeking adults"--Cover.

Synopsis:

Looking for two-year schools with sustainability programs? These easy-to-read profiles are organized by state and province, and include the following information for accredited two-year schools in the United States, U.S. territories, and Canada that responded to Peterson's Survey of Sustainability Efforts in Higher Education online survey: Sustainability Initiatives, Academics, Student Services and Green Events, Food, Transportation, Buildings and Grounds, Recycling, Energy, Purchasing, and Contact Information.

Featuring exclusive bonus section, "What Does Being Green Mean," which examines the current interest in sustainability, President Obama's "New Energy for America" program, and key green terms and definitions, with links to more than 20 green job boards and over 30 U.S. and global organizations that support sustainability.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780768928150
Author:
Petersons
Publisher:
Peterson Nelnet Co
Editor:
de Angelis, Therese
Author:
de Angelis, Therese
Author:
Peterson's
Subject:
Job Hunting
Subject:
Careers - Job Hunting
Subject:
College Guides
Subject:
Adult & Continuing Education
Subject:
Business-Careers
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Green Jobs for a New Economy: The College & Career Guide
Publication Date:
20091231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
300
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in

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"Synopsis" by , Looking for two-year schools with sustainability programs? These easy-to-read profiles are organized by state and province, and include the following information for accredited two-year schools in the United States, U.S. territories, and Canada that responded to Peterson's Survey of Sustainability Efforts in Higher Education online survey: Sustainability Initiatives, Academics, Student Services and Green Events, Food, Transportation, Buildings and Grounds, Recycling, Energy, Purchasing, and Contact Information.

Featuring exclusive bonus section, "What Does Being Green Mean," which examines the current interest in sustainability, President Obama's "New Energy for America" program, and key green terms and definitions, with links to more than 20 green job boards and over 30 U.S. and global organizations that support sustainability.

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