Looking for a chemical engineering job that incorporates sustainability, environmental protection, or natural resource management but don’t know how or where to get started? This page offers job titles to look for, companies that offer careers in these areas, lists and job boards that are specific to sustainability-related chemical engineering jobs, and tips for identifying and landing the job that you are looking for.
Air Emissions Specialist
Waste Emissions Specialist
Environmental Health and Safety Representative
National Laboratories; such as Pacific Northwest National Library, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, National Energy Technologies Laboratory
U.S. Department of Energy
Environmental Protection Agency
Industry; such as utilities, Dow, DuPont, BASF
Environmental Consulting Firms; such as ENVIRON, CH2MHILL, ERM
Green Job Postings
AIChE's IFS, CEI and Water feeds for Sustainability, Energy and Water Jobs
Job Search Sites such as
How to Find the Right Green Job for You
There are 3 main types of Green Jobs: know which is right for you
Find someone who does a similar job
- Through AIChE national or local
- Through your school professors or advisor
Informational interviews to learn more about the job
- Is it really right for you?
- How do you get there?
- Research the company and askwell thought out questions!
- Show them that this is your dream job
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