Environment, Sustainability, & Energy

Explore career opportunities in Environment, Sustainability, & Energy!

Explore diverse career paths in the environment, sustainability, and energy sectors through this page. Discover specific resources and job boards, view articles and videos showcasing different opportunities, connect with Dartmouth alumni, and observe real-time job market trends.

Energize Your Career Search with the Irving Institute!

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Whether you know exactly where you’re headed or are still exploring your career options, the Arthur L. Irving Institute for Energy and Society can help support your professional journey in climate and energy. Internships are …

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‘Green jobs are on the rise, and the upward trend isn’t likely to change in the coming years’

Written by Ramona Schindelheim

The economy is getting greener and that is creating job and career opportunities all across the nation. Green jobs are not new, but as more and more businesses are addressing their own impact on the environment and …

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15 Environmentally Friendly Companies for Gen Z on the Job Hunt

It’s clear that Generation Z is passionate about the environment and ensuring a sustainable planet. In fact, 67% of Gen Z respondents in a Pew Research Center survey said the climate should be a top priority.

But what about in the …

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Building Your Personal and Professional Brand — and a Better World! — with Social Media

Energy and sustainability professionals and influencers Doria Brown and Arielle King recently visited Dartmouth to host a workshop on exploring how social media can help us access communities and networks that lead to meaningful and creative work. Read about their tips, tricks, and ethos in this piece by the Irving Institute!

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Exploring Energy and Climate Careers

It’s hard to imagine a more dynamic and critical profession than energy and climate – and young talent with diverse backgrounds and skills are in high demand. These workforces are undergoing rapid expansion.  There are so many possibilities to contribute to a greener, more sustainable, more equitable future with a career in climate and energy that it might feel a little overwhelming! The Irving Institute is here to help you navigate your climate and energy career journey – read their tips to get you started!

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Job Market Trends: Career Research Made EasyIn partnership withLightcast logo

Search by keyword OR by filtering for industry and occupation. Explore potential jobs and industries in depth using data that reflects real-time labor market trends.

Using this tool, a quick keyword and location search can tell you:

    • • General information about a job

    • • Average annual earnings in different locations

    • • Top employers currently hiring for this role

    • • Employment trends and projections for the next ten years

    • • Job titles for popular positions within the industry

    • • “Hard skills” by occupation, e.g., Adobe InDesign, Pivot Tables

    • • Desired education levels

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Type in a keyword to select a relevant occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

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