Each year, Mason’s Office of Sustainability and Career Services partner together to host the Green Jobs and Internships Networking Fair. Representatives from organizations working in the sustainability and environmental sectors come to campus to meet and speak with our students. Keep a look out for this event and join us.
Revenue for energy efficiency businesses in Virginia has increased from $300 million in 2013 to $1.5 billion in 2016. According to the Brookings Institution, green jobs outpaced job growth in the greater economy by a factor of 2 to 1. These are jobs in businesses that produce goods or services that benefit the environment or conserve natural resources or jobs in which the worker’s duties involve making their establishment’s production processes more environmentally friendly or use fewer natural resources. If you are interested in jobs that create a more sustainable future, stop by to learn about volunteer, internship, and employment opportunities and listen to the stories of green industry professionals!