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The Resource Center organizes resources around 7 green economy “Sectors” and 7 “Topics.”

Search by sector or by topic, or across all sectors and/or all topics. Or search by keyword at the top right of this page.


How are the Resources Organized?

What are the Criteria?

Resources that are included in the SEED Center have been reviewed by the TAG and meet the following criteria:

  • Accessible and available for colleges to model and/or customize to their local labor markets
  • Not to be used as a means to market individual consultants or their products
  • Promote colleges becoming generally more innovative

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O*NET Resource Center Identification of Green Economic Sectors, Green Increased Demand Occupations,

Green Increased Demand Occupations, Green Enhanced Skills Occupations, and Green New and Emerging (N&E) Occupations as listed and described by O*NET, under the sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Employment and Training Administration (ETA). This list is not necessarily complete but useful.

September 8, 2010

U. S. Department of Labor (DOL) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) CareerOneStop’s Green C

Explore different types of green careers required stills, education and wages. This site is not comprehesive, but worth exploring.

Green Analyses of Occupations and Industries

WIC Green Jobs Study Group was established to accomplish three broad goals: 1. to develop a measurable definition of “green jobs” and agree on a core set of items that need to be measured about these jobs; 2. to develop alternatives for gathering and estimating this information on “green jobs”; and, 3. to develop a […]

World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP) Sustainability Affinity Group

The World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP) is an international network of colleges and associations of colleges. WFCP provides leadership in delivering workforce education for our global economy. The Sustainability Affinity Group focuses on Education to Action as the key to sustainability and colleges. – View their Curriculum Resources as well as information on Community […]

North Carolina’s Code Green Super Curriculum Improvement Project (CIP)

This project is upgrading curriculum in all community colleges in the state of North Carolina in five sectors: energy, transportation, engineering technology, environment and buidling. – Read the Info Sheet on the Code Green Super Curriculum Improvement Project – Read the August 16, 2012 Press Release: State Board Makes History with Approval of Curriculum Changes […]

Strengthening Green Career Pathways for lower-skilled adults Webinar

Learn how you can develop, expand, or refine green pathway programs that: 1) lead to postsecondary credentials (certificates or degrees) and employment in family-sustaining green careers; 2) are designed for lower-skilled adults/non-traditional students who cannot currently access such programs, and 3) utilize campus sustainability efforts as a “learning laboratory” for education and training activities. NOTE: […]

Electronics Technicians Association (ETA) International Electronics Technician Certifications

ETA is a not-for-profit trade association for electronics students and professionals. ETA focuses on providing resources for the technician or student to learn more about the industry, connect with other professionals, advance their careers and achieve recognition for their knowledge and skill through certification.

Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) California Green Jobs Guidebook

EDF’s Green Jobs Guidebook provides green job descriptions and listings of training and apprenticship programs. (2008/2009)  While the publication is older, the basic concepts and descriptions of career pathways are still useful.

International Labour Organization: Green Jobs are Decent Jobs

For the ILO, the notion of green jobs summarizes the transformation of economies, enterprises, workplaces and labor markets into a sustainable, low-carbon economy providing decent work. Review these resources and news covering a great variety of topics relating to green jobs at the international level.

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Industry Sector Opportunities: Women Working in Green Construction &

This fact sheet discusses how workforce development professionals have a unique opportunity to coalesce the interests of employers and potential employees while helping to ensure that women are poised to take full advantage of the green economy; especially in green construction and energy efficiency retrofitting, renovation, and energy sourcing.

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