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Attention students, educators, job-seekers and employers! The 8th Massachusetts Green Careers Conference on Sept. 29, 2016 will connect stakeholders from government, education, business, nonprofits and others interested in sustainability and career development.
The White House recently announced a new program designed to help train more Americans for careers in the rapidly expanding solar workforce. The $2.1 million program is known as the Solar Training Network
Winners of the 22nd Annual Energy and Environment (EEA) Secretary’s Award for Excellence in Energy and Environmental Education were honored recently at a packed ceremony at the Massachusetts Statehouse, held on May 2. These awards, and the small cash prizes for schools that accompany them, are given to Bay State teachers and students for outstanding… Read more »
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) is accepting applications for the second pilot round of the Successful Women in Clean Energy Program. This program funds training programs that prepare low- and moderate-income, incumbent, unemployed, underemployed and/or dislocated adult workers for sales positions in the clean energy industry.
Whether you’re a facilitator, an entrepreneur looking for training, or just curious, if you’re in the Worcester area, consider checking out Mentorship Nights at the Worcester CleanTech Incubator. It’s a welcoming community that gathers to share food, drink, and ideas, primarily focused on cleantech.
MassCEC hosted its first ever Spring Career Fair on April 13, 2016, and the the event was a great success. Nearly 150 attendees, ranging from college students interested in internships to clean energy professionals searching for their next great career opportunity, interacted with representatives from 17 different employers in the clean energy industry.
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) recently released its 2015 Massachusetts Clean Energy Industry Report. Among it’s findings, the report reveals that the state’s clean energy sector has grown by double digits for the fourth consecutive year and now employs 98,895 workers at 6,439 employer locations across the Commonwealth.
Dec 2015—The Massachusetts Clean Energy Internship Program’s Spring 2016 session is still open for enrollment, but the enrollment period will be closing soon!. The Spring 2016 session runs from Jan 2 – May 15, 2016. Students and companies interested in getting involved should visit masscec.com for additional information, where you’ll find information for students and… Read more »
Oct 2015—the recent 2015 Massachusetts Green Careers Conference was a tremendous success, and brought together participants from various areas, including government, education, business, grassroots organizations, and green-career-ready candidates, for a day of learning and career development. But if you missed this year’s event, you can still benefit.