Find the right Green career
to make a difference!

Green careers can be any occupation that is affected by activities such as conserving energy, developing alternative energy, reducing pollution, or recycling.

Green occupations fall into three groups:

  • Occupations with Enhanced Skills
  • Increased Demand Occupations
  • New and Emerging Occupations

Career Clusters -
keys to unlock your career pathway

A career cluster is a group of jobs and industries that are related by skills or products. 

Use the Explore Careers and College Majors System to discover the career pathway that matches your interests in conservation and green careers.  The system uses interest areas (Holland Codes) and Career Clusters.  

Career Clusters is a system that divides Green Careers into 16 Career Clusters®.

Some of the Career Clusters are -

  • Agriculture Food and Natural Resources
  • Agriculture and Construction
  • Arts, A/V Technology and Communication
  • Business Management and Administration
  • Education and Training
  • Finance
  • Government and Public Administration
  • Health Science
  • Human Services
  • Information Technology
  • and more

Green Careers, Career Clusters
and Holland Codes Connection

The Green Careers, Career Clusters and Holland Codes Connection is a great introduction that gives you an overview :

  •  What are Career Clusters?
  • What are the matching Career Pathways for each Career Cluster?
  • How do your interests (Holland Codes) link to Career Clusters and corresponding Career Pathways?
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explore Green careers
and college majors system

Explore Green Careers and College Majors System is a personalized, online,  interactive, self-guided career planning and college planning system that identifies your interests and matches the results to potential green careers.

Dashboard

The Dashboard is the control center of the Explore Green Careers and College Major System

There are five sections in the Dashboard -

  • Self Assessments
  • Explore the Possibilities
  • Take Action
  • Career and Education Planning Results
  • Recommended Tools & Websites
  • Self Assessments

Self Assessment


The Self Assessment section begins with the My Academic Strengths.

The results provide an overview of the following areas -

  • Subjects "I do very well"
  • Subjects "I do alright"
  • Subjects "I don't do well"
  • "I never took this subject"

There are four assessments -

  • Work Interest Assessment
  • Personality Assessment
  • Values Assessment
  • Skills Assessment

There are detailed instructions for each assessment.

Explore Green careers

The Explore the Possibilities is the Career Exploration, the College Major Exploration and the College Search sections of the Explore Careers and College Major System.

In the Career Exploration section,

  • You perform personalized career research.
  • You identify potential careers.
  • You begin narrowing career options.
  • You can locate Green Careers.

To view the Green Careers,

  • Click on "Explore any Occupations". 
  • Under the "Sort By" heading, click the down arrow to select "Green Jobs".  Green jobs will be marked with a green leaf!

After completing the interests, skills, personality types, and/or values tests, you can personalized occupations to your results and click on any occupation that interests you. 

Then, you filter and personalize occupations by the following criteria -

  • Alphabetically
  • Job Family
  • Green Job
  • Bright Outlook
  • Salary
  • Saved Occupations

After completing Career Exploration, you will -

  • Match Holland Codes to training programs
  • Perform personalized research to identify potential training programs
  • Use training program search web site to find potential training programs

 
Explore and Occupation


The Explore and Occupation section is designed to help you can access college majors or degree programs. 

One method is to click on the Explore any Occupation link. 

Click on any occupation that interests you.   Then, click on Education Requirements.

 Another college major tool is the Explore Any Major Area of Study That Interests You tool.

College Major Exploration

Click on the College Search tool to use excellent college search resources!.

College Search options include -

  • Type of College
  • Enrollment & Costs
  • Majors Offered
  • Test Scores and Selectivity
  • Location
  • Athletics & Activities
  • Search for colleges by name

Take Action

  

The purpose of the Take Action section is to create a personalized road map of your academic and career development activities.  Take Action serves as an online portfolio.

The areas under the Take Action section are -

  • My Education
  • My Professional Development

My Education covers -

  • My Area of Study: Past, Current and Future
  • My Study Abroad: Past, Current and Future
  • My Awards, Research, Publications, Presentations
  • My Campus Involvement: Teams/Clubs/Leadership

 
My Professional Development entails topics such as -

  • My Internships: Past, Current and Future
  • My Work Experience: Past, Current and Future
  • My Volunteer / Community Service Experience: Past, Current and Future
  • My Network of Contacts
  • My Social Networking, Professional Memberships
  • Resume / Cover Letter / Other Documents

Career and Education Planning Results

Career and Education Planning Results are a summary of your personalized assessment results and saved preferences.

 Recommended Tools & Websites

Recommended Tools & Websites include -

  • Job Boards and Internship Opportunities
  • Links to Resources - including extensive online step-by-step tutorial loaded with downloads and websites

Cost for one (1) user for Explore Green Careers and College Major System & Online Tutorial Course

Regular Cost $150/ Special Cost $99 (Save $50!)

Access to Online Tutorial Course!

Explore Green Careers and College Major System  User Name, Password and Log In Instruction will be sent in an email.