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Incentives for Bringing Clean Energy to Coal Country Are a Good Idea

The Clean Energy Buildout Addressing climate change is a central piece of the President’s American Jobs Plan, and a key part of the strategy is supercharging federal investments in clean … Read more

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A New Coalition Advances Equitable Climate Policy

Climate change-fueled disasters, from heatwaves to the increased spread of invasive species, threaten our communities, wildlife, and public lands. As President Biden and Congress chart a path towards a clean … Read more

7 Reasons to Support the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

The alarm bell is sounding for America’s wildlife species. Eastern monarch butterfly populations are declining sharply. In Florida, hundreds of manatees have already died this year. In fact, a recent … Read more

The Worldwide Web of EcoCareers: A resource for job seekers

If you’re anything like me, you’ve scoured the internet hundreds ー if not thousands ー of times looking for green jobs in your field. You’ve bookmarked a few specialty job … Read more

Focus on Local Green Career Preparedness: 2019 Symposium Recap

On Wednesday July 17, 2019, the National Wildlife Federation hosted a symposium of secondary and post-secondary educators, nonprofits, and employers to examine the intersection of career preparedness and green workforce … Read more

EcoCareers Conference 2019 Provides Insight and Inspiration

Making a difference for wildlife and the environment can take many forms. For some students, embarking on their first internship or job search can be full of trepidation–but EcoCareers is … Read more

Career and Technology Education is Crucial for a Green Workforce: Symposium Recap

The National Wildlife Federation recently convened a symposium of experts in Career and Technical Education (CTE) in Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia at its headquarters in Reston, Virginia for a … Read more

New Resources in the EcoLeaders Career Center

In 2015, the National Wildlife Federation EcoLeaders team launched a Career Center designed to inspire and educate college students, young professionals, and high school graduates to plan rewarding, sustainable careers … Read more

Celebrating the EcoLeaders Top 50 Inspirations

Last year, the EcoLeaders Career Center began celebrating the motivating stories and career accomplishments of past National Wildlife Federation interns, fellows, and partners making their names (and a difference) in … Read more

4 Ways Higher Education Can Lead for Climate Action in 2017

Amidst disinformation campaigns aimed at teachers[i] and a federal retreat from domestic and international climate solutions, U.S. colleges and universities play an even more important role than ever in upholding … Read more