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Occupations
This information comes from the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Information Network (O*NET) report, the Greening of the World of Work.

Green Career Categories
Higher Demand Occupations = Higher Demand Occupations
These occupations already exist but are expanding due to increased demand for green goods and services. See a List

Changing Skill Occupations = Changing Skill Occupations 
These occupations already exist but their skill requirements are changing in response to green trends. See a List 

New Green Occupations = New Green Occupations
These occupations are brand new and emerging due to green trends. See a List

Education and Training
This information comes from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. Click on the link next to an occupation to view long-term or short-term training options in your area for that occupation.

Certifications
A certification is issued by an external organization to show that a person has attained a certain level of skill in a particular area. Some employers require certifications in certain occupations. Click on the check mark next to an occupation to learn about certifications in that occupation.

Licenses
Some occupations require licenses. License requirements vary by state. Click on the check mark to find out if your state requires a license for that occupation.

  
  

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Changing Skill OccupationsAerospace EngineersBachelor's degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsArbitrators, Mediators, and ConciliatorsBachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience
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Changing Skill OccupationsArchitects, Except Landscape and NavalBachelor's degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsAtmospheric and Space ScientistsBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsAutomotive EngineersBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsBiochemical EngineersBachelor's degree
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Higher Demand OccupationsChemical EngineersBachelor's degree
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Higher Demand OccupationsChemistsBachelor's degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsCivil EngineersBachelor's degree
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Higher Demand OccupationsCommercial and Industrial DesignersBachelor's degree
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Higher Demand OccupationsComputer Software Engineers, Systems SoftwareBachelor's degree
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Higher Demand OccupationsCustomer Service RepresentativesModerate-term on-the-job training
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Higher Demand OccupationsElectrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial EquipmentPost-secondary vocational training
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New Green OccupationsElectrical Engineering TechnologistsAssociate degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsElectrical EngineersBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsElectromechanical Engineering TechnologistsAssociate degree
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New Green OccupationsElectronics Engineering TechnologistsAssociate degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsElectronics Engineers, Except ComputerBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsEnergy EngineersBachelor's degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsEngineering ManagersBachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience
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Changing Skill OccupationsFinancial AnalystsBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsFinancial Quantitative AnalystsBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsFuel Cell EngineersBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsGeographic Information Systems TechniciansAssociate degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsGeological Sample Test TechniciansAssociate degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsGeophysical Data TechniciansAssociate degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsGeoscientists, Except Hydrologists and GeographersMaster's degree
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New Green OccupationsGeospatial Information Scientists and TechnologistsAssociate degree
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New Green OccupationsGreen MarketersBachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience
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Higher Demand OccupationsHydrologistsMaster's degree
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New Green OccupationsIndustrial Engineering TechnologistsAssociate degree
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Higher Demand OccupationsIndustrial EngineersBachelor's degree
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Higher Demand OccupationsIndustrial Safety and Health EngineersBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsInvestment UnderwritersBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsLogistics AnalystsBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsLogistics EngineersBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsLogistics ManagersWork experience in a related occupation
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New Green OccupationsManufacturing Engineering TechnologistsAssociate degree
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New Green OccupationsManufacturing EngineersBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsManufacturing Production TechniciansAssociate degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsMarketing ManagersBachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience
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Higher Demand OccupationsMaterials ScientistsBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsMechanical Engineering TechnologistsAssociate degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsMechanical EngineersBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsMechatronics EngineersBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsMicrosystems EngineersBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsNanosystems EngineersBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsNanotechnology Engineering TechnologistsAssociate degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsNuclear EngineersBachelor's degree
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Higher Demand OccupationsOccupational Health and Safety SpecialistsBachelor's degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsPersonal Financial AdvisorsBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsPhotonics EngineersBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsPhotonics TechniciansAssociate degree
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New Green OccupationsPrecision Agriculture TechniciansAssociate degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsPublic Relations SpecialistsBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsRemote Sensing Scientists and TechnologistsBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsRemote Sensing TechniciansAssociate degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsReporters and CorrespondentsBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsRisk Management SpecialistsBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsRobotics EngineersBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsRobotics TechniciansAssociate degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsSales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific ProductsWork experience in a related occupation
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New Green OccupationsSecurities and Commodities TradersBachelor's degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsShipping, Receiving, and Traffic ClerksShort-term on-the-job training
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New Green OccupationsSupply Chain ManagersWork experience in a related occupation
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Changing Skill OccupationsTraining and Development SpecialistsBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsTransportation EngineersBachelor's degree
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New Green OccupationsTransportation PlannersMaster's degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsUrban and Regional PlannersMaster's degree
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New Green OccupationsValidation EngineersBachelor's degree
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Changing Skill OccupationsWholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm ProductsLong-term on-the-job training
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