Perhaps you’ve heard the term "green collar" jobs, but weren’t sure what it referred to. According to San Francisco State University’s Raquel Pinderhughes, green collar jobs are "blue collar jobs in green businesses." If you care about the environment and embrace hard work, then a career in the green collar industry might be just what you’re looking for. Positions include technicians and engineers at solar and wind farms; organic farmers, day laborers and soil scientists, "green" certified urban planners and architects, and even alternative health care providers. Check out JobMonkey’s Green Collar Jobs material to learn more about this rapidly emerging industry.
September 4, 2008