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Get the Necessary Skills for Green Jobs

Get the Necessary Skills for Green Jobs

Environmental concerns are driving a new industry and creating green jobs in every sector. One of them could be yours.

Being Green In College

by Priya Sudendra CollegeFocus.com Going green in college can seem difficult; you might think it’s time consuming and expensive, but becoming environmentally friendly while in school can be pretty easy and cheap! The simplest thing you can do is to turn off everything in your room or apartment. Turn off the lights when you go to […]

College Sustainability: 8 Campuses Going Green

Happy Earth Day! What is your college doing to be sustainable? Just in time for Earth Day, the Princeton Review has released a new Guide to Green Colleges, presented in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council. This year, 320 U.S. colleges made the list. Each institution dedicates a strong commitment to sustainability – their academic […]

Scholarship Saturday: “Green” Scholarships

With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, we’ve got green on our minds. But we aren’t just talking leprechauns. We’ve rounded up a list of scholarships for the environmentally conscious. Check out our free app to see more like these: Applied Green Technology, Inc. Scholarship This Christian non-profit was founded to promote “green” educational […]

Best Community Service Colleges

During high school, did you develop a passion for community service? Even if you’re not planning on pursuing a major in social work or human services, almost all colleges have an office of community service where students can take on independent service projects. Often, these college community service projects can count for course credit, and […]

5 Easy Ways to Keep Healthy and Organized in College

By Dean Tsouvalas StudentAdvisor.com Staff Domenique Ciavattone is a junior at Stonehill College in Easton, Mass., and a dual communication/global issues major. She says keeping a neat and healthy room is important for college students, and is a good investment of time that pays off in better grades, comfortable campus living and peace of mind. […]

Green Campus: Big Sustainability Efforts From Small Colleges

By Julie Mastrine For StudentAdvisor.com When it comes to sustainability, universities sometimes find themselves in hot water—schools that teach about global warming and pollution can seem hypocritical if their practices are not eco-friendly. That’s why many universities have taken steps to reduce their impact on the environment, whether through landscaping, green efforts in the dining commons, […]