- American Planning Association
American Planning Association (APA) is devoted to the career and professional development for urban planners. This is a great option for students considering careers in urban and environmental development The organization’s website has a job board, a salary survey summary and a page for professional development.
- Association of Ecosystem Research Centers
The Association of Ecosystem Research Centers (AERC) is a collection of 43 research programs throughout the U.S. that specialize in ecosystem research. While this organization does not have a job board, it does provide a list of those organizations with links to their sites so you can research them further.
- City Parks Alliance
A political advocacy organization focused on promoting and developing urban parks in American cities. They provide a list of member agencies and organizations, forms of advocacy and an urban parks-related job board including opportunities within the City Parks Organization.
- Clean Air Task Force
Political organization focusing on public policy regulating pollutants from Coal and Gas power plants. Located in several offices throughout the United States and in China, it is a good organization for those trying to make a political impact on the environment. Check out their internship and job pages to find opportunities to assist with the cause.
Focused on providing assistance for the profession of Environmental, Health and Safety managers, NAEM supports corporations in developing and sustaining environmentally friendly work places and business practices. In addition to a number of professional development resources, they offer a job board and a company search.
- National Association of Environmental Professionals
The National Association of Environmental Professions (NAEP) is a multi-disciplinary association dedicated to the advancement of environmental professionals. Located in Collingswood, NJ, it’s website has a Job Board where you can post your resume and look for posted positions. Also, check out their Calendar of Events and Chapters to look for upcoming networking events near you.
- Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Professionals
The Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Professions (PAEP), an association dedicated to environmental education, research and planning for the state of Pennsylvania, provides a lot of resources for those interested in remaining in PA. In addition to a number of programs throughout the state, PAEP also offers a Job Board and Resume posting service.
- Student Conservation Association
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is an organization that provides environmental internships for young adults interested in making an impact on the environment. You can search for internships by topic, location and duration and look for internships that last up to 6 months or longer. You can also browse the available programs to find the right one for you.
- U.S. Green Building Council
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a professional association devoted to the advocacy and promotion of green building methods and materials. While the site does not list jobs, it does provide links to the Green Building community and directory, information on LEED certification and advocacy initiatives.
- ASLA- WWW
The Professional Practice page of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has a fantastic list of professional organizations, research and other resources related to environmental studies.
- Eco.org- WWW
Excellent website with a large job board, eco blog and a resume posting service.
- EcoJobs.com- WWW
Great resources where you can find job postings for a variety of environmental fields including advocacy, policy, and renewable energy.
- Environment America- WWW
Environment America lists a number of jobs for those interested in working as a conservation activist protecting some of the country’s important natural features and regions.
- Environmental Careers- WWW
Use their job board to look for international positions in environmental sectors like green building and energy.
- Environmental Jobs- WWW
Search for a variety of different environment-related jobs including environmental law and policy, conservation and environmental science.
- Environmental Protection Agency- WWW
Look for a variety of jobs within the EPA to assist with the government’s efforts to enforce environmental standards.
- Environmental Studies Related Career Opportunities- PDF
Helpful handout with a number of environmental career resources.
- Environmental Studies Resources- St. John’s- WWW
Though it has some Minnesota-specific resources, this site by St. John’s University’s Environmental Studies department has a fantastic list of a variety of job search boards and websites in environmental careers.
- Environmental Studies Resources- UC Boulder- WWW
This page, created by the University of Colorado-Boulder, has a very good list of online career resources for Environmental majors. Some resources are Colorado-specific but most are national.
- Green Biz- WWW
Search for jobs in a variety of different positions in environmentally friendly companies and organizations while also reading the latest eco-business news and updates.
- Green Careers Guide- WWW
Search for “Green” jobs on their Job Board, while reading articles on Green Job trends and job search skills.
- GreenJobsPhilly- WWW
GreenJobsPhilly is an online resource for green jobs, green financing, and green services.
- Institute for Sustainable Cities- WWW
Internships and jobs located in NY Metro Area.
- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration- WWW
With the NOAA, you can search for weather-related research positions to help better understand how weather works.
- PM Environmental Consulting Advice- WWW
While this site does not provide any job listings, it does provide some good information and informational interviews about working in environmental consulting.
- Regional Plan Association- WWW
Not many jobs but it is a very good directory of professionals in the NYC metro area.
- SustainableBusiness.com- WWW
Great site on green business which allows you to search for current news in the field, lists of companies by industry and a job board.
- Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia (SBN)- WWW
SBN is a business organization that brings together local leaders who share a common passion to grow successful businesses that are socially and environmentally responsible. SBN is a member of the Urban Sustainability Forum.
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Last Updated: 01/24/2014