Massachusetts businesses and nonprofits have received millions of dollars in grant money to bolster Massachusetts' green workforce. With this money, these organizations have created career maps, internships, job boards, and jobs all to entice workers to start a career in the green sector.
IREC’s Career Maps are unique, interactive tools that educators, career advisors, job seekers, employers, policymakers, and workforce professionals can use to explore the many diverse careers offered across the growing clean energy industry from entry level to advanced careers. Explore maps in the following sectors:
What career opportunities are there locally, for those with an interest in clean energy and the environment? To give you an idea of the jobs available, MassCEC divided them into categories, provided a list of example jobs across varying levels of education and experience for each category, and connected those example jobs with education & training opportunities currently offered in Massachusetts. Job Pathways are divided into the following categories:
The U.S. Green Building Council is committed to supporting the green jobs market, to ensure that people who are passionate about sustainability can apply their skills and talents to a rapidly growing workforce. There are many possibilities when it comes to a career in green building.
Slipstream obtained interviews from several stakeholders that are on the front lines of a clean energy future. Watch for a behind the scenes look into some of these careers and the people that are making an impact every day. These videos were filmed emphasizing K-12 students in Wisconsin, but they are applicable to Massachusetts residents of all ages as well. Watch Clean Energy Career videos about: