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Green Careers, Environmental and Wildlife Conservation

Job Search Sites

American Fisheries Society Jobs Listing - Jobs posted through the AFS, which works to improve the conservation and sustainability of fishery resources and aquatic ecosystems by advancing fisheries and aquatic science and promoting the development of fisheries professionals.

Association of Zoos and Aquariums Job Listings - Jobs at zoos and aquariums nationwide.

Care2JobFinder - Search green jobs, socially responsible jobs, and nonprofit jobs.

Cool Climate Jobs - Source for green collar jobs in climate change and renewable energy among others in the United States and internationally. Site lists resources and has a newsletter you can sign up for.

Cyber Sierra's Natural Resources Job Search - Helping you find employment in conservation occupations.

EcoEmploy - Environmental Jobs and Careers - Environmental jobs and career web site. Site has job opportunities, career information, environmental agencies, government jobs, employer web directory and other resources.

Eco jobs - Helping quality job candidates looking for green jobs connect with eco-employers who care about the environment and have green jobs to fill.

Environmental Career Opportunities ( - Environmental jobs, internships, international jobs and education opportunities are provided as well as featured jobs. You can search for jobs by state. Additional resources and advocacy news articles are available. - A green career center for those who want to work for the environment. Some career opportunities take you directly to their site and for others you have to sign up. Site has up to date information, articles and event listings. - Green jobs and internship opportunities with employers who focus on green, sustainable business practices. News in the field and many resources are available.

greenjobs - Site for people looking for renewable energy green jobs, industry news and people news. You can do a job search without registering or look at their green directory that has business resources, government resources, and associations.

Green Dream Jobs- You can search for your Green Dream job here.  You can look for career opportunities, the latest news, business connections, events, resources and a free.

Student Conservation Association (SCA) - SCA provides college and high school-aged members with hands-on conservation service opportunities in virtually every field imaginable, from tracking grizzlies through the Tetons to restoring desert ecosystems and teaching environmental education at Washington, D.C.’s Urban Tree House. - Your home for green jobs: renewable and clean energy jobs (solar, wind jobs), green building jobs, organic jobs, and all environmental and sustainable jobs. 

Sustain Lane - Site has listings of green collar jobs! It includes news in the field as well as information on green products, living, city rankings and more.

TreeHugger - A site all about being green. You can search for green jobs on their job board. Numerous resources include green news, solutions and product information.

Featured Employers

Appalachian Mountain Club - Promotes the protection, enjoyment, and understanding of the mountains, forests, waters, and trails of the Appalachian region.

Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies - World-renowned leader in applying the ecosystem approach to some of society's most pressing problems, from the quantity and quality of freshwater resources to the health of our forests.

Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) - Extends Cornell University’s land-grant programs to citizens all across New York State. CCE puts research into practice by providing high value educational programs and university-backed resources that help solve real-life problems, transforming and improving New York families, farms, businesses and communities.

Earthwatch Institute - Promotes sustainable conservation of our natural resources and cultural heritage. Offers internships in Americas Stakeholder Program, Corporate Sustainability, Research, Development, and Office support.

EPA - United States Environtmental Protection Agency - Environmental Protection Agency has a career page explaining the benefits of working for the EPA as well as job opportunities, student opportunities and student summer programs. Learn about the issues in the field and about science and technology.

Hudson River Sloop Clearwater - Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Inc. is a nonprofit, member-supported corporation whose mission is to preserve and protect the Hudson River, its tributaries and related bodies of water.

National Park Service - A bureau of the U.S. Department of the Interior that works to conserve and protect national parks.

National Wildlife Federation - Member-supported conservation organization. We are committed to reconnecting people with nature, and we inspire Americans to protect wildlife for our children’s future.

NYC Department of Environmental Protection - DEP manages the city's water supply, providing more than 1 billion gallons of water each day to more than 9 million residents, including 8 million in New York City.

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation - The DEC's mission is to conserve, improve and protect New York's natural resources and environment and to prevent, abate and control water, land and air pollution, in order to enhance the health, safety and welfare of the people of the state and their overall economic and social well-being.

NYS Parks, Recreation, & Historic Preservation - State parks and historic sites are staffed by a core of permanent employees who work year round to maintain these precious resources. During the peak of our operating season the permanent staff is supplemented by several thousand seasonal employees.

Wildlife Conservation Society - WCS saves wildlife and wild places worldwide. We do so through science, global conservation, education and the management of the world's largest system of urban wildlife parks, led by the flagship Bronx Zoo.

Professional Assocations

Ecological Society of America (ESA) - Professional organization of ecologists. You can explore careers in ecology and search for jobs and internship opportunities.

National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP)-Organization for environmental professionals dedicated to ethics and proficiency in their professions. Job opportunities and student internships as well as student membership.

Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) - Formed as the American Society of Zoologists through a 1902 merger of two societies, SICB's focus has remained to integrate the many fields of specialization which occur in the broad field of biology.

Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) -Society of Wetland Scientists offers a free job and graduate school search in addition to news, events, programs, membership, and resources.