Chatham University

Falk School Graduates & Career Resources

A degree from the Falk School is evidence of the graduate's ability to be a sustainability leader, and that leadership extends across various industries, disciplines, and career levels. Click on the categories below to see where and how some Falk School graduates are making their impact:

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION

  • Project Manager, GTECH Strategies | Pittsburgh, PA
  • Business Manager and Program Evaluator for Social Enterprise, Idea Foundry | Pittsburgh, PA

COMMERCE

GOVERNMENT

NON-PROFITS

  • Produce specialist & fresh food initiative organizer, The Greater Pittsburgh (PA) Community Food Bank
  • Program manager, Seattle Tilth (nonprofit organic gardening & urban ecology organization) | Seattle, WA
  • Greenhouse and Shiloh Farm manager, Grow Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, PA
  • Project manager, Adagio Health Power Up, (K-12 nutrition and farm-to-table education) | Pittsburgh, PA
  • Programs operations coordinator, The Food Project | Boston, MA
  • Curriculum coordinator & K-12 food and agriculture curriculum consultant, Edible Schoolyard, Grow Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, PA
  • Project Coordinator, San Francisco Food Systems (public-private partnership that addresses food system issues within the City and County of San Francisco) | San Francisco, CA

HIGHER EDUCATION

In addition to the Falk School faculty and staff, Chatham's Office of Career Development helps students with internships, placements, and career searches. Below are a few other resources and job boards throughout the sustainability field that are available online:

Career Resources

ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SUSTAINABILITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION (AASHE)

A collection of sustainability-related job listings and resources delivered via weekly newsletter.
www.aashe.org/connect/enewsletters/bulletin/

CYBER-SIERRA'S NATURAL RESOURCES JOB SEARCH

Resources and information on jobs in natural resource conservation and ecology, with job listings by discipline.
www.cyber-sierra.com/nrjobs/

ENVIROEDUCATION JOB CENTRE

Environmental management education resources and articles.
www.enviroeducation.com

ERB INSTITUTE CAREER RESOURCES

School-specific career resources and links to helpful organizations.
www.erb.umich.edu/education-programs/mbams/careers/

GREEN CAREER CENTRAL

Resource to support job seekers in navigating options for a green economy.
www.greencareercentral.com

GREEN FOR ALL

Information on green collar jobs.
www.greenforall.org/resources/green-collar-job-overview/

IDEALIST.ORG

Job listings in environmental and sustainability fields, including resources and career development information.
www.idealist.org

ISEEK GREEN

Resources for green career paths.
www.iseek.org/industry/green/careers/green-pathways.html

JOBS FOR THE FUTURE

Resources for job readiness in different fields.
www.jff.org

LINKEDIN GREEN JOBS CAREER NETWORK

Job listing, network, and resources in green fields; membership approval required.
www.linkedin.com/groups/Green-Jobs-Career-Network-77194/about

LINKEDIN GREENFORCE INITIATIVE

Information on natural conservation and environmental job force development.
www.linkedin.com/groups/Greenforce-Initiative-4007398/about

NATIONAL REGISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT PROFESSIONALS

Job listing and career resources for environmental professionals.
www.nrep.ehscareers.com/

NWF GREENFORCE INITIATIVE

Information on natural conservation and environmental job force development.
www.nwf.org/Greenforce-Initiative.aspx

OREGON GREEN PATHWAYS

Information on different green or sustainable job choices.
www.oregongreenpathways.org/

SOCIETY OF ENVIRONMENTAL JOURNALISTS

Job listing and resources for careers in environmental journalism.
www.sej.org/careers

SOLAR ENERGY INTERNATIONAL

Resources on solar energy for educators and students interested in renewables.
www.solarenergy.org/resources-educators

SUSTAINABILITY DEGREES

A resource for information about sustainability careers and degrees. 
www.sustainabilitydegrees.com/careers/

UNEP GREEN JOBS PROGRAM

Resources on ways to contribute to green economies across the world.
www.ilo.org/empent/units/green-jobs-programme/about-the-programme/

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE CENTER FOR IMPACT CAREERS

School-specific resources and links to helpful organizations for a high-impact career.
www.impactcareers.utk.edu

US DEPARTMENT OF LABOR BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS

Description of green career pathways and resources to prepare for these careers.
www.bls.gov/green/

VERMONT SUSTAINABLE JOBS FUND

State-specific resource on ways to contribute to a local green economy.
www.vsjf.org

Job Listing Boards

AIR AND WASTE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION (AWMA)

Job listing for environmental professionals.
www.careers.awma.org/jobs/

AMERICAN FOREST.ORG

Careers in forest conservation.
www.americanforests.org/who-we-are-about-us/jobs/

ASSOCIATION OF ENERGY ENGINEERS (AEE)

Energy engineer job postings.
www.energyvortex.com/careercenter/

BALLE

Local economy movement job listings.
www.bealocalist.org/careers

BIOLOGYJOBS.COM

Careers in biology, conservation, and oceanography.
www.biologyjobs.com

CLEANTECHIES

SimplyHired-powered job search engine that pulls sustainability-linked job opening results.
www.cleantechjobs.cleantechies.com/a/jobs/find-jobs/q-sustainability

COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY JOBS AND INTERNSHIPS

Natural resource job postings.
www.warnercnr.colostate.edu/jobs-and-internships

COMMUNITY COLLEGE SUSTAINABILITY COLLABORATIVE

Comprehensive inventory of job listing sites for a wide spectrum of environmental, sustainability, and conservation careers.
www.ccsustain.wordpress.com/2013/10/22/finding-a-job-in-sustainability-a-resource-list/

CONSERVATION INTERNATIONAL

Careers in conservation.
tbe.taleo.net/CH08/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?org=CONSERVATION

COOLWORKS.COM

Job opportunities in the outdoors and national parks.
www.coolworks.com

EARTHWORKS JOBS

Job listings in environmental fields.
www.earthworks-jobs.com

ECO EMPLOY

Job listings in environmental fields.
www.ecoemploy.com

ECOCLUB ECOTOURISM

International ecotourism job listing (membership required).
www.ecoclub.com/jobs

EHSCAREERS.COM

Job listings in environmental fields.
www.ehscareers.com

ENDS JOB SEARCH

Job listings in energy and environmental fields.
www.endsjobsearch.co.uk/

ENVIRONMENTAL CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Job listings in environmental fields.
www.ecojobs.com

ENVIRONMENTAL EXPERT

Industry-based jobs in environmental fields.
www.environmental-expert.com/jobs

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

Careers in US-based environmental protection fields.
www.epa.gov/careers/

ENVIRONMENTALCAREER.COM

Job listings in environmental fields.
www.environmentalcareer.com

ENVIRONMENTALJOBS.COM

Job listings in environmental fields.
www.environmentaljobs.com

FOREST SERVICES

Government-based forestry job listing.
www.fs.fed.us/fsjobs/

GOODWORK CANADA

Green job list for positions in Canada.
www.planetfriendly.net/goodwork.html

GREEN BIZ

Job listing in environmental and sustainability fields.
www.greenbiz.com/jobs/

GREEN DREAM JOBS

Job listing in environmental and sustainability fields.
www.sustainablebusiness.com/jobs

GREEN ENERGY JOBS

Job listing in renewable energy fields.
www.greenenergyjobs.com

GREEN JOBS

Job listing in renewable energy fields.
www.greenjobs.com

GREEN JOBS BOARD (LIMITED)

Job listing in environmental and sustainability fields.
www.greenjobsearch.org

GREEN JOBS NETWORK

Job listing in environmental and sustainability fields.
www.greenjobs.net/#

GREENBIZ.COM JOBS BOARD

Job listing in environmental and sustainability fields.
www.jobs.greenbiz.com

HOMEPOWER MAGAZINE

Job listing in renewable energy fields (membership required).
www.homepower.com/resources/jobs.cfm

LAND TRUST ALLIANCE

Job listing in conservation fields.
www.landtrustalliance.org/about/jobs

NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY

Job listing in biodiversity promotion opportunities.
https://careers-audubon.icims.com/jobs/intro?hashed=0

NATIONAL PARK SERVICES

National park service job board.
www.nps.gov/personnel/

NET IMPACT

Careers with social and environmental impact.
https://netimpact.org/careers/

RODALE INSTITUTE

Jobs in organic farming fields.
www.rodaleinstitute.org/about-us/work-with-us/

SMARTBRIEF ON SUSTAINABILITY JOBS

Jobs in sustainability fields (requires a search for "sustainability" or other relevant keywords).
jobs.smartbrief.com/board/UN_WIRE?sid=5e32ed3d-1c27-421f-beab-e0e23f037499

SUSTAINABLE INDUSTRIES JOBS BOARD

Job listing in environmental and sustainability fields.
www.sustainableindustries.com/jobs/search

THE ENVIRONMENTAL CAREERS ORGANIZATION

Job listing in environmental and sustainability fields.
www.eco.org

TREEHUGGER JOBS

Job listing in environmental and sustainability fields.
www.jobs.treehugger.com