06 May '11, 8pm

College Students Prepped For Green Careers

College Students Prepped For Green Careers

The nonprofit Alliance to Save Energy found that over 80 percent of alumni from its Green Campus internship program landed "green jobs" after graduation. Green Campus interns, seen here at the Alliance's 2011 Energy Efficiency Summit, lead energy-savings projects on campus such as energy audits and retrofits. Photo: Alliance to Save Energy More than 80 percent of alumni of the Alliance to Save Energy ’s Green Campus program have pursued careers in sustainability, according to an Alliance survey of 70 former Green Campus interns who graduated in the last six years. The Alliance, a nonprofit coalition of businesses, government and environmental groups that promotes energy efficiency, employs about 75 student interns a year at 16 universities across California to undertake energy-savings initiatives on campus. READ: Degrees in Sustainability – Risky or Worth it? The Alliance ...

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