Green Jobs and Careers

Mission: The purpose of the Green Jobs & Careers Program is to provide professional development and resources that support individuals seeking to land or create a green job.

Program: With strategic partnerships and collaboration, we offer the following Green Jobs-related resources to LE members (in partnership with Waterford Inc):

  • Green Career 1.0 and 2.0 Workshops
  • Green Career Momentum Small Group Coaching & Mentoring Program
  • Green Career Community (Alumni Program)
  • Annual Green Jobs Forum
  • Green Job listings in biweekly newsletters
  • Career Resources page with links to job sites and other resources

Leaders in Energy has conducted seven annual Green Job Forums.  See the recap articles from our August 2020 and 2019 Forums below which featured at the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments which featured officials from around the region in clean tech and employment services as well as LE members who had found or created green jobs to give their advice and tips to others.  Other past forums are featured in our Event Archives.

7th Annual Green Jobs Forum: Jobs for a Just, Equitable, and Green Future (August 27, 2020)

Event webpage with listing of speakers

Presentations from Speakers:

Martin Ogle, Founder of Entrepreneurial Earth, LLC, “The All Careers Approach to Transform Our Economy for a Sustainable World”
Justine Burt, CEO of Appracel and author of “The Great Pivot: Creating Meaningful Work to Create a Sustainable Future,” on “The Great Pivot for Green Jobs”

6th Annual Green Jobs Forum and Workshops: Jobs for a Low Carbon, Circular Economy (August 22, 2019)

Leaders in Energy 2019 Green Jobs Forum ─ A Hit with Green Career and Job Seekers! by Xavier Vergara and Janine Finnell

Growing the Green Economy, Careers, and Jobs in the DMV Region, by Janine Finnell

6th Annual Green Jobs Forum Exhibitors Showcase a Vast Range of Green Economy Career Opportunities by Miriam Aczel