CareerApple, a career resource and coaching organization, is offering a free webinar, titled The CleanTech Series: Renewable Energy 101.  The class is  for people interested in green careers, but have limited understanding about them.  The 30 minute seminar is designed to help you learn about the past, present and future implications of renewable energy.  The following topics are discussed in the course.

  • The origins and development of renewable energy use in the U.S.
  • The importance of renewable energy in the global energy equation.
  • The challenges and growth opportunities in adopting renewable energy.
  • The government’s power to affect wind, solar, geothermal and biomass energy at both the state and federal level.
  • The job opportunities in this emerging new industry sector.

The webinar is presented by Karen Fullerton, Managing Partner, ILM & Partners, an executive search firm specializing in the cleantech sector. Karen has more than 17 years of global experience in operational leadership and executive search with Fortune 500 and early stage, venture capital backed technology companies. She is an active volunteer with the CleanTech Open’s Alumni and Innovation Partners Programs, a frequent speaker, trainer and writer on topics of career portability, and an impassioned advocate for the advancement of a clean, renewable energy economy.

Take The CleanTech Series: Renewable Energy 101 webinar.

Recommended Green Career Resources:

GreenCareerCentral.com – A Virtual Career Center. Get Clarity, Get Motivated, Get Hired!

THE COMPLETE GREEN JOB GUIDE 2009: SECRETS FOR GETTING THE JOB YOUR WANT – Discover How To Unlock The Booming Green Economy For Your Job Search And Future Financial Security with the 10 Breakthrough Steps You Need To Know To Find And Land A Green Job Quickly.

CLEANTECHIES RESUME AND COVER LETTER WRITING SERVICE – Cleantechies help job seekers ease the transition from mainstream to CleanTech. Learn More!

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Author: Tracey de Morsella (323 Articles)

Tracey de Morsella started her career working as an editor for US Technology Magazine. She used that experience to launch Delaware Valley Network, a publication for professionals in the Greater Philadelphia area. Years later, she used the contacts and resources she acquired to work in executive search specializing in technical and diversity recruitment. She has conducted recruitment training seminars for Wachovia Bank, the Department of Interior and the US Postal Service. During this time, she also created a diversity portal called The Multicultural Advantage and published the Diversity Recruitment Advertising Toolkit, a directory of recruiting resources for human resources professionals. Her career and recruitment articles have appeared in numerous publications and web portals including Woman Engineer Magazine, Monster.com, About.com Job Search Channel, Workplace Diversity Magazine, Society for Human Resource Management web site, NSBE Engineering Magazine, HR.com, and Human Resource Consultants Association Newsletter. Her work with technology professionals drew her to pursuing training and work in web development, which led to a stint at Merrill Lynch as an Intranet Manager. In March, she decided to combine her technical and career management expertise with her passion for the environment, and with her husband, launched The Green Economy Post, a blog providing green career information and covering the impact of the environment, sustainable building, cleantech and renewable energy on the US economy. Her sustainability articles have appeared on Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operation, Chem.Info,FastCompany and CleanTechies.