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Career name Bright Outlook Green Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Agricultural Inspectors
Green
Where in the military? Architectural Drafters
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Boilermakers
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Bus Drivers, Transit & Intercity
Green
Buyers & Purchasing Agents, Farm Products
Green
Where in the military? Cement Masons & Concrete Finishers
Bright Outlook
Green
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Where in the military? Chemical Engineers
Green
Where in the military? Chemical Equipment Operators & Tenders
Green
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Where in the military? Chemical Plant & System Operators
Green
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Where in the military? Chemical Technicians
Green
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Where in the military? Chemists
Green
Commercial & Industrial Designers
Green
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Where in the military? Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal & Plastic
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Construction Carpenters
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Customer Service Representatives
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Cutting, Punching, & Press Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Dispatchers
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Drilling & Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
Green
Where in the military? Electrical & Electronic Equipment Assemblers
Green
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Where in the military? Electrical & Electronics Repairers, Commercial & Industrial Equipment
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Electrical Power-Line Installers & Repairers
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Electricians
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Electronics Engineering Technicians
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Engine & Other Machine Assemblers
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Environmental Scientists & Specialists, Including Health
Green
Apprenticeship
Farm & Home Management Advisors
Green
First-Line Supervisors of Agricultural Crop & Horticultural Workers
Green
First-Line Supervisors of Logging Workers
Green
Where in the military? First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, & Repairers
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? First-Line Supervisors of Production & Operating Workers
Green
Where in the military? Fish & Game Wardens
Green
Apprenticeship
Forest & Conservation Technicians
Green
Forest & Conservation Workers
Green
Helpers--Carpenters
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Workers
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Hydrologists
Green
Where in the military? Industrial Engineers
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Industrial Machinery Mechanics
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Industrial Production Managers
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Industrial Safety & Health Engineers
Green
Where in the military? Industrial Truck & Tractor Operators
Bright Outlook
Green
Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, & Wall
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Laborers & Freight, Stock, & Material Movers, Hand
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Locomotive Engineers
Green
Apprenticeship
Materials Scientists
Green
Millwrights
Green
Apprenticeship
Mixing & Blending Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Natural Sciences Managers
Green
Where in the military? Occupational Health & Safety Specialists
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Operating Engineers & Other Construction Equipment Operators
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Power Distributors & Dispatchers
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Production, Planning, & Expediting Clerks
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Rail-Track Laying & Maintenance Equipment Operators
Green
Railroad Conductors & Yardmasters
Green
Where in the military? Refrigeration Mechanics & Installers
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Rough Carpenters
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Software Developers, Systems Software
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Solderers & Brazers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Stationary Engineers & Boiler Operators
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Structural Iron & Steel Workers
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Structural Metal Fabricators & Fitters
Green
Apprenticeship
Team Assemblers
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Welders, Cutters, & Welder Fitters
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Zoologists & Wildlife Biologists
Green

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Bright Outlook (New job opportunities likely in the future. Click to sort by these careers.)
Green (Careers that are part of the green economy. Click a leaf below to learn more.)
Registered Apprenticeship (Careers with apprenticeship programs. Click to sort by these careers.)
Career name Bright Outlook Green Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Aerospace Engineers
Green
Agricultural Technicians
Green
Where in the military? Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, & Systems Assemblers
Green
Apprenticeship
Arbitrators, Mediators, & Conciliators
Green
Where in the military? Architects
Green
Where in the military? Architectural & Engineering Managers
Green
Where in the military? Atmospheric & Space Scientists
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Automotive Specialty Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Bus & Truck Mechanics & Diesel Engine Specialists
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Civil Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Construction & Building Inspectors
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Construction Laborers
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Construction Managers
Bright Outlook
Green
Continuous Mining Machine Operators
Green
Where in the military? Electrical Engineering Technicians
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Electrical Engineers
Green
Where in the military? Electro-Mechanical Technicians
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Electronics Engineers
Green
Environmental Engineering Technicians
Green
Where in the military? Environmental Engineers
Green
Where in the military? Environmental Science & Protection Technicians, Including Health
Green
Apprenticeship
Farm & Ranch Managers
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Financial Analysts
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? General & Operations Managers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Geological Sample Test Technicians
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Geophysical Data Technicians
Green
Where in the military? Geoscientists
Green
Where in the military? Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
Green
Where in the military? Heating & Air Conditioning Mechanics & Installers
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Heavy & Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Industrial Engineering Technicians
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, & Weighers
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Landscape Architects
Green
Where in the military? Machinists
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Maintenance & Repair Workers, General
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Marketing Managers
Green
Where in the military? Mechanical Engineers
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Nuclear Engineers
Green
Where in the military? Nuclear Equipment Operation Technicians
Green
Where in the military? Nuclear Power Reactor Operators
Green
Where in the military? Occupational Health & Safety Technicians
Green
Apprenticeship
Personal Financial Advisors
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Pipe Fitters & Steamfitters
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Plumbers
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Power Plant Operators
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Public Relations Specialists
Green
Apprenticeship
Refuse & Recyclable Material Collectors
Green
Where in the military? Reporters & Correspondents
Green
Where in the military? Roofers
Green
Apprenticeship
Sales Representatives, Wholesale & Manufacturing, Technical & Scientific Products
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, & Still Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
Green
Apprenticeship
Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, & Mining
Green
Where in the military? Sheet Metal Workers
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Shipping, Receiving, & Traffic Clerks
Bright Outlook
Green
Soil & Plant Scientists
Green
Apprenticeship
Soil & Water Conservationists
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Storage & Distribution Managers
Green
Where in the military? Training & Development Specialists
Green
Apprenticeship
Where in the military? Transportation Managers
Green
Where in the military? Transportation Vehicle, Equipment & Systems Inspectors
Green
Apprenticeship
Urban & Regional Planners
Green
Where in the military? Wholesale & Retail Buyers
Green

New and Emerging

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Career name Bright Outlook Green Apprenticeship
Automotive Engineering Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Automotive Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Biochemical Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Biofuels Processing Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Biofuels Production Managers
Bright Outlook
Green
Biofuels/Biodiesel Technology & Product Development Managers
Bright Outlook
Green
Biomass Plant Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Biomass Power Plant Managers
Bright Outlook
Green
Brownfield Redevelopment Specialists & Site Managers
Bright Outlook
Green
Chief Sustainability Officers
Bright Outlook
Green
Climate Change Analysts
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Compliance Managers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Electrical Engineering Technologists
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Electromechanical Engineering Technologists
Bright Outlook
Green
Electronics Engineering Technologists
Bright Outlook
Green
Energy Auditors
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Energy Brokers
Bright Outlook
Green
Energy Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Environmental Economists
Bright Outlook
Green
Environmental Restoration Planners
Bright Outlook
Green
Financial Quantitative Analysts
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Freight Forwarders
Bright Outlook
Green
Fuel Cell Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Fuel Cell Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Geographic Information Systems Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Geospatial Information Scientists & Technologists
Bright Outlook
Green
Geothermal Production Managers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Geothermal Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Green Marketers
Bright Outlook
Green
Hydroelectric Plant Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Hydroelectric Production Managers
Bright Outlook
Green
Industrial Ecologists
Bright Outlook
Green
Industrial Engineering Technologists
Bright Outlook
Green
Investment Underwriters
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Logistics Analysts
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Logistics Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Logistics Managers
Bright Outlook
Green
Manufacturing Engineering Technologists
Bright Outlook
Green
Manufacturing Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Manufacturing Production Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Mechanical Engineering Technologists
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Mechatronics Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Methane/Landfill Gas Collection System Operators
Bright Outlook
Green
Methane/Landfill Gas Generation System Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Microsystems Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Nanosystems Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Nanotechnology Engineering Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Nanotechnology Engineering Technologists
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Photonics Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Photonics Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Precision Agriculture Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Recycling & Reclamation Workers
Bright Outlook
Green
Recycling Coordinators
Bright Outlook
Green
Regulatory Affairs Managers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Regulatory Affairs Specialists
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Remote Sensing Scientists & Technologists
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Remote Sensing Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Risk Management Specialists
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Robotics Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Robotics Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Securities & Commodities Traders
Bright Outlook
Green
Solar Energy Installation Managers
Bright Outlook
Green
Solar Energy Systems Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Solar Photovoltaic Installers
Bright Outlook
Green
Solar Sales Representatives & Assessors
Bright Outlook
Green
Solar Thermal Installers & Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Supply Chain Managers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Sustainability Specialists
Bright Outlook
Green
Transportation Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Transportation Planners
Bright Outlook
Green
Validation Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Where in the military? Water Resource Specialists
Bright Outlook
Green
Water/Wastewater Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Weatherization Installers & Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
Apprenticeship
Wind Energy Engineers
Bright Outlook
Green
Wind Energy Operations Managers
Bright Outlook
Green
Wind Energy Project Managers
Bright Outlook
Green
Wind Turbine Service Technicians
Bright Outlook
Green
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