What Can I Do Green With a Major In?

 
  • Business/Management
  • Business/Enterprise Development
  • Business/Finance
  • International Business
  • Business/MIS
  • Business/Marketing
  • MBA - Management of Technology

Business students who major in management can work in a green environment that allows them to efficiently direct, organize, or coordinate the operations of a company. Managers perform a broad range of duties including formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources.  Business students can work in green companies in roles such as analysts, event coordinators and marketing analysts.

 



Green careers can be found within each of these job titles:

Business Analyst Project Manager
Senior Data Analyst Proposal Manager
Economic Analyst, Ocean Economics Program Marketing & Events Coordinator
Management Consulting Financial Examiner
National Organizer Eco-Consultants
Sustainability Director Administrative Services Managers



Green jobs can be found within the following industries:

Architecture Packaging
Electrical Energy
Solar Energy Public Utilities
Network Environmental
National Wildlife Foundation  



Green Internet Resources:

Greenbiz   A free job board listing a variety of positions related to social and environmental enterprises

Netimpact   A job board that promote jobs to NetImpact’s network of MBA students and professionals committed to using business skills for social good

Sustainable Business   A job board focused on positions with green and socially responsible businesses

Idealist   An international job site for nonprofits and community organizations only

Bsr   Job board with significant focus on larger companies

Treehugger   Treehugger.com’s job board of green jobs

Green Business   A community where entrepreneurs and professionals can share ideas on the challenges and opportunities presented by running and working for a green business.

Green Careers Guide   Site offers green career categories with job descriptions, training required, training programs by state, and job listings. It also gives job search advice provided by careerbuilder.com.

 


 

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