Green Campus Support of Career
Preparation
                            Morgan King, Campus Lead

               Sarah Schn...
What Exactly is a ‘Green’ Job?
 Green jobs are those that produce the development of numerous products, processes, and
  ...
Green Jobs Beget More Green Jobs!




     2/3 of every energy dollar is exported out
         of the local economy (DOE, ...
A Growing Sector

4.2 million new green jobs over the next 30 years: 10% new job growth
(Conference of Mayor’s Report, Cen...
Demand for Green Workforce

 • Lack of Workers to Meet Demand
     – 75% of employers in CA indicate difficulty finding ex...
Meeting the Demand: Preparing the
Green Collar Workforce


  Core components of a Green Workforce
  development project:

...
Humboldt State University GCP

• 5 program coordinators
• 6-10 interns (per semester)
• 3-pronged approach:
  • Generation...
Green Workforce Projects


 • For-Academic Credit Internships


 • Energy Audit Seminars


 • Green Job Fair/Career Expo

...
Green Campus Internships
• Partnered with ENVS dept
• Since 2008 (began as a class)
• Semester-long
• 1-2 units
• Area-bas...
Energy Audit Seminars

“Greening Our Campus: An Introduction to Energy Auditing”

• Sep 2008, Feb 2009, Sep 2009

• Collab...
Green Job Fair
                 • Partnering with Career Center,
                   Service Learning, and GreenWay
       ...
Future of Your Profession Workshop



• Green jobs workshop (March 2010)

• Partnering with Career Center

• 4 panel speak...
Small Group Brainstorm

 What are some green workforce
 development projects you can initiate on
 your campus?
           ...
Thank you!

  Sarah Schneider
sys2@humboldt.edu
   Morgan King
Morgan@seiinc.org
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Green Campus Career Preparation

  1. 1. Green Campus Support of Career Preparation Morgan King, Campus Lead Sarah Schneider, HSU Project Coordinator
  2. 2. What Exactly is a ‘Green’ Job?  Green jobs are those that produce the development of numerous products, processes, and services, which specifically target the reduction of environmental impact. – (Estimating, and Forecasting the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Industries in the U.S. and Colorado: http://www.colorado.gov/energy/in/uploaded_pdf/GreenJobsReportFull.pdf)  Green jobs are those that assist in moving the economy towards preventing or adapting to climate change. – (Green Jobs Guidebook: Employment Opportunities in the New Clean Economy: http://www.edf.org/cagreenjobs) What exactly is a „Green‟ Job?  The clean energy economy comprises five categories (from PEW 2009):
  3. 3. Green Jobs Beget More Green Jobs! 2/3 of every energy dollar is exported out of the local economy (DOE, 2002) $$$ kept in community circulation to Green Jobs Beget invest in more jobs More Jobs! kilowatt-hours of energy saved, 40 to For every 30 million 100 jobs are created (UNEP, 2008)!
  4. 4. A Growing Sector 4.2 million new green jobs over the next 30 years: 10% new job growth (Conference of Mayor’s Report, Centers of Excellence Key Findings 2008 www.coecc.net) A GROWING SECTOR
  5. 5. Demand for Green Workforce • Lack of Workers to Meet Demand – 75% of employers in CA indicate difficulty finding experienced employees • Demand will Continue to Increase – Policy (AB32), Federal funding – Energy Prices on the rise – New Green Workforce Demand fortechnology emerging Source: Centers of Excellence Key Findings 2008 www.coecc.net
  6. 6. Meeting the Demand: Preparing the Green Collar Workforce Core components of a Green Workforce development project: Cultivate Build Skills Integrate Long-term and Facilitate into existing Campus Knowledge Access to workforce or and Relevant to Career academic Community a Range of Track Jobs programs Partnership Workers s
  7. 7. Humboldt State University GCP • 5 program coordinators • 6-10 interns (per semester) • 3-pronged approach: • Generation of energy savings • Building awareness • Collaborating with stakeholders
  8. 8. Green Workforce Projects • For-Academic Credit Internships • Energy Audit Seminars • Green Job Fair/Career Expo • Future of Your Profession speaker panel
  9. 9. Green Campus Internships • Partnered with ENVS dept • Since 2008 (began as a class) • Semester-long • 1-2 units • Area-based • Energy Auditing • Tabling & Events • PR & Marketing •Project-based • HEIF intern • The Energy Detective intern • Website & Blogger intern
  10. 10. Energy Audit Seminars “Greening Our Campus: An Introduction to Energy Auditing” • Sep 2008, Feb 2009, Sep 2009 • Collaboration with stakeholders –Richard Engel, SERC –HSU Extended Education Program –City of Arcata –Housing (Resident Halls) • Open to students & community members • Opportunity to earn credit
  11. 11. Green Job Fair • Partnering with Career Center, Service Learning, and GreenWay Partners, Inc. • GC compiled green employer list • GC develop questionnaire to identify green employers on existing database • GC draft incentive letter to invited employers
  12. 12. Future of Your Profession Workshop • Green jobs workshop (March 2010) • Partnering with Career Center • 4 panel speakers • GC possible workshop sponsor
  13. 13. Small Group Brainstorm What are some green workforce development projects you can initiate on your campus? Cultivate Build Skills Integrate Long-term and Facilitate into existing Campus Knowledge Access to workforce or and to Career academic Community a Range of Track Jobs programs Partnership Workers s
  14. 14. Thank you! Sarah Schneider sys2@humboldt.edu Morgan King Morgan@seiinc.org
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