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August 24, 2011

Green Your Resume: Learn to Earn

GraduationWith green tech on the rise, companies are increasingly looking for environmentally aware new hires. This week's tips tell you how to beef up your eco-credentials to land the job. 

Tip #3: Get educated.

Real-world environmental experience is an essential piece of a green resume, but it can only take you so far in the job market. A graduate degree in, say, conservation biology or forestry will set you on the fast track to a greener career. Tuition too expensive? For a cost-effective alternative, look for similar programs at local community colleges. And for the ultimate eco-friendly academic experience, check out Sierra magazine's list of America's greenest colleges.

Tell us: How do you study the environment? 

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