It's never too early or too late to launch a new career. Whether you’re a student stumped about your post-grad future or a professional stuck in a mid-career rut, our green career series will help you find your path. This week, we’ll outline job requirements and highlight training programs and internships that can help you build the skills and network you need to jump-start your career.
Still not sure which professional path to pursue? Take our short quiz to learn which eco-friendly gig might be the best fit for your personality.
Quiz: Which Green Career is Right for You?
- Close your eyes. Imagine your ideal work environment. What are you doing and how are you dressed?
a. Backpacking through southern California’s San Jacinto mountains, in full hiking
gear, chronicling your trek through a video and blog post.
b. On a rooftop garden or greenhouse, wearing your trusty jeans, t-shirt, tennis shoes, gardening gloves, and sun hat.
c. Bobbing on a boat out at sea in a t-shirt, shorts, and sandals, studying orca social structure.
d. In a corporate office advising business executives, wearing a button-down shirt, skirt/slacks, and dress shoes.
e. In your office, dressed in a smart suit as you write a legal brief for your latest case, this time involving a group of families with asthma caused by a local coal plant.
Classes are filling up, and you can only squeeze one elective into your
schedule next term. What do you sign