Clean energy jobs can be found in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors and can range from entry-level to professional positions in a wide range of fields. This section can help you familiarize yourself with different types of green energy jobs as you begin your search for a job that meets your interests and skills.
EERE Career Opportunities
EERE Career Opportunities
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, the DOE office leading the nation's effort to enhance energy efficiency and develop renewable energy technologies, is searching for enthusiastic, driven and committed professionals to fill these vacancies.
My Energy Gateway
This DOE-supported site helps you understand the educational pathways to finding a career in energy efficiency and renewables. Find information on degrees and certifications in energy. Get tuition and information on scholarships, internships, college rankings, career options, and industy resources. Export your search results and compare your options.
Energy Information Administration (EIA) Official Energy Statistics from the U.S. Government
Look for job opportunities at the Energy Information Administration, providing comprehensive, reliable data, analysis and forecasts to industry, government, media, academia, and the American public.
DOE National Energy Technology Laboratory Careers and Fellowships
The National Energy Technology Laboratory provides information on position vacancies and research opportunities.
Opportunities at Some DOE National Laboratories
Opportunities at the U.S. Department of Energy and its National Laboratories: If you are interested in the public sector, consider opportunities at the U.S. Department of Energy and its National Laboratories, located throughout the country. They employ a wide range of technical and nontechnical professionals to advance research and development and carry out education programs, among other activities.
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DOE National Renewable Energy Laboratory: Employment
Follow the link for job vacancies at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
Argonne National Laboratory
This laboratory, located outside of Chicago, performs a wide range of research including projects aimed at developing the next generation of alternative energy sources through improved chemical fuels, advanced biofuels, and solar energy systems, as well as through the optimization of fuel and engine dynamics.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory: Job Search
This laboratory, located in Berkeley, California, conducts a variety of energy-related research including cutting-edge projects focused on improving the energy efficiency of our buildings and vehicles.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Located in Knoxville, Tennessee, this laboratory is one of the world's premier centers for research and development on energy production, distribution, and use. The laboratory hosts a national center on transportation energy among other nationally recognized centers.
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
This laboratory, located in eastern Washington, conducts a broad range of clean energy research including projects on lighting, electric grid reliability and productivity, and building and vehicle efficiency to name a few.
Other Clean Energy Jobs
The following private-sector and nonprofit web sites may help you identify a wide range of additional clean energy jobs. This list is a work in progress and is not intended to be all-inclusive.
A Guide to Green Careers
This in-depth guide to careers and degree programs in the "green" sector provides a comprehensive look at green industries. Explore specific professional and educational options in fields such as sustainability, renewable energy, green construction, recycling and more. The guide highlights "green" degree paths, career trends, internships, and scholarship opportunities.
American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
The American Council for an Energy-Efficiency Economy provides a list of employment opportunities in energy efficiency.
American Solar Energy Society: Green Start Job Board
The American Solar Energy Society has created this GreenStart Job Board to introduce some of the organizations in the green economy and to provide a fast and easy way to browse the current job openings at each company.
Careerjet - Renewable Energy Jobs
Search for renewable energy jobs across the United States.
CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration, connects individuals to employment and training opportunities and offers tools to help job seekers, students, businesses, and career professionals. Users can explore green careers or browse individual industries and occupations.
Dayaway helps graduating and interning university students prepare for and find sustainable energy jobs. Resources offered include: online job listings, interactive webinars, personal career coaching and general networking support.
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
Search for energy-related jobs at the Electric Power Research Institute.
Energy Jobs Listings
Find jobs in the general energy jobs portal.
Ethanol-jobs provides a list of current jobs in the fueling industry.
Green Dream Jobs
This search engine posts a wide range of green job openings.
Green Energy Jobs
Follow this link for a listing of jobs in the renewable energy industry.
My Green Rainbow: Green Jobs and Education
The Green Jobs and Education area of the My Green Rainbow site, launched in 2010, includes links to many different job boards, as well as educational opportunities for teachers and certification in green fields.
My Next Move: Careers in the Green Economy
Interested in a green career? See what knowledge, skills, abilities, and education are necessary for the many different careers in the growing green economy. You can also find potential salary figures, future job outlook, and additional job details.
National Hydrogen Association and Fuel Cell Job Board
Find jobs related to fuel cells and hydrogen.
National Society of Professional Engineers: Energy Job Board
Find jobs related to energy engineering.
Find jobs in renewable energy, building and construction, engineering, and more at this site geared toward energy industry employers and job seekers.
Renewable Energy World
Search for renewable energy jobs.
Solar Energy International
Find jobs in the solar energy field.
StopDodo offers listings for green jobs, and courses and events within climate change, conservation and ecology, low-carbon, energy and renewables or environmental management.
University of North Dakota
Find jobs in the energy field located in North Dakota.