Green careers are on the rise.

What makes a career "green"?

It is the application of skills to conserve natural resources and develop natural products.

Pennsylvania’s green jobs are located, primarily in five industry sectors:*
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Renewable Energy
  • Clean Transportation
  • Pollution Prevention & Environmental Cleanup
  • Agriculture & Resource Conservation

Pennsylvania is among the states with the highest number of green jobs.**

Pennsylvania, along with adjacent Ohio and New York, account for about 1-in-7, or 14%, of all green jobs in the US. **

degrees that work in green career fields:

Construction & Design Technologies

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Industrial, Computing & Engineering Technologies

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Sciences, Humanities & Visual Communications

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Transportation & Natural Resources Technologies

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Other Penn College resources for business and industry

Green Videos
Watch Going Green Watch Going Green 2

Learn more about green jobs in these degreesthatwork.tv episodes.

Watch Jason Yorks and the recycling process

Watch Jason Yorks, Lycoming County Resource Recovery Manager and Penn College graduate, describe his role in the recycling process.

Sources

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