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Opportunities by Market Sector

The following list is arranged by Market Sector, and then alphabetized by Organization Name.

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Market Sector

Organization Name


AcademiaEcho Hill Outdoor School This school for outdoor education is based in Maryland.
AcademiaFrostburg State University This university is located in Maryland.
AcademiaJohns Hopkins University This university is based in Baltimore, Maryland.
AcademiaLoyola University MarylandThis university is located in Maryland.
AcademiaMorgan State UniversityThis university is based in Baltimore, Maryland.
AcademiaSalisbury State University This university is based in Salisbury, Maryland.
AcademiaTowson University This university is based in Towson, Maryland.
AcademiaUnited States Naval Academy This academy is based in Annapolis, Maryland.
AcademiaUniversity of MarylandUniversity of Maryland includes Extension.
AcademiaVirginia Association of Science Teachers A comprehensive professional organization dedicated to the advancement of science education.
AdvocacyCenter for Health, Environment and Justice This organization is based in Falls Church, Virginia.
AdvocacyNew Dream New Dream formerly the The Center for a New American Dream empowers individuals, communities, and organizations to transform the ways they consume to improve well-being for people and the planet.
AdvocacyGlobal Environment & Technology Foundation This national organization is based in Washington, DC.
AdvocacyMaryland PIRG"Maryland PIRG takes on powerful interests on behalf of Maryland's citizens, working to win concrete results for our health and our well-being."
AgricultureAmerican Farmland TrustThis national organization has offices in every region and many states.
AgricultureFuture Harvest - CASAA network of farmers, agricultural professionals, landowners and consumers living and working in the Chesapeake region.
AgricultureUniversity of Maryland ExtensionUME is part of the University of Maryland.
AgriculturePennsylvania Association for Sustainable AgricultureThis organization is based in Millheim, Pennsylvania.
AgriculturePenn State Extension PSE is part of The Pennsylvania State University.
AgricultureVirginia Agricultural Experiment Station Part of Virginia Tech, this organization performs research on food and fiber systems and their impact on the environment.
AgricultureVirginia Cooperative Extension VCE is part of Virginia's land-grant two universities: Virginia Tech and Virginia State University.
Animal WelfareHumane Society of the United States This national organization has offices in many states and Washington, DC.
Animal WelfareJane Goodall Institute This international organization has offices in Virginia.
Animal WelfareOcean Mammal InstituteThis international organization is based in Reading, Pennsylvania.
EnergyAmerican Solar Energy SocietyA trade association for solar energy professionals.
EnergyAmerican Wind Energy AssociationThis national trade association is based in Washington, DC.
EnergyClean Energy AuthorityA directory of solar professionals.
EnergyInterstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC)This New York based trade association works to ensure that renewable energy becomes a fundamental power option across the U.S.
Energy Mid Atlantic Solar Energy Society This organization is based in Ellicott City, Maryland.
EnvironmentAudubon Naturalist Society "Connecting people with nature in the DC region." This organization is based in Maryland.
EnvironmentChesapeake Bay FoundationThis regional organization posts job opportunities in multiple states.
EnvironmentChesapeake Bay Funders NetworkThis regional organization links to job opportunities on other websites.
EnvironmentChesapeake Bay ProgramThis regional organization posts job opportunities in multiple states.
EnvironmentChesapeake Bay TrustAn independent, nonprofit grant-making organization chartered in 1985 by the Maryland General Assembly.
EnvironmentClean Water Action This national organization has several offices in the Chesapeake Bay area.
EnvironmentConservation Fund This national organization has offices in West Virginia and Virginia.
EnvironmentEnvironment MarylandThis organization is based in Baltimore, Maryland.
EnvironmentEnvironmental Concern, Inc.This non-profit is based in Maryland and focuse on the Chesapeake Bay region.
EnvironmentHeritage ConservancyThis organization is has offices in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
EnvironmentIrvine Nature CenterThis nature center is located in Maryland.
EnvironmentIzaak Walton League of America This national organization is based in Maryland and has many chapters in the region.
EnvironmentJames River AssociationA private, non-profit river conservation group in Virginia.
EnvironmentMarine Science Consortium This organization serves the Mid-Atlantic region and is based in Wallops Island, Virginia.
EnvironmentMaryland Association of Outdoor & Environmental EducatorsMAEOE members include environmental professionals, classroom teachers, naturalists, environmental educators, outdoor center staff and many others who have an interest in working with children and adults in the environmental education field.
EnvironmentMaryland Environmental ServiceIn 1970, Maryland’s Governor and legislators created Maryland Environmental Service to protect the state’s air, land and water resources.
EnvironmentMaryland League of Conservation Voters Founded in 1979, Maryland League of Conservation Voters (LCV) is non-partisan, 501 (c)(4) known as the political voice for the environment.
EnvironmentNational Aquarium Baltimore The National Aquarium Institute inspires people to enjoy, respect, and protect the aquatic world.
EnvironmentNational Audubon Society This national organization has offices in many states and Washington, DC.
EnvironmentNational Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) NEEF chartered by Congress in 1990 to advance environmental knowledge and action.
EnvironmentNature Conservancy A globally diverse workforce in all 50 states and more than 30 countries
EnvironmentNature ServeNatureServe represents a network of member programs comprising 82 independent centers.
EnvironmentOcean ConservancyThis organization is based in Washington, DC.
EnvironmentPennFutureThis organization has several offices in Pennsylvania
EnvironmentPennsylvania Alliance for Environmental EducationThis organization promotes and supports environmental education throughout Pennsylvania.
EnvironmentPennsylvania Organization for Watersheds & RiversThis organization is based in Luzerne, Pennsylvania.
EnvironmentPickering Creek Audubon Center A 400-acre working farm on the Eastern Shore of Maryland
EnvironmentPiedmont Environmental Council Connecting people to the lands, communities and heritage of the Virginia Piedmont since 1972.
EnvironmentPocono Environmental Education Center PEEC is within the borders of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.
EnvironmentRiverbend Environmental Education CenterTeaching environmental principles to children in Southeastern Pennsylvania.
EnvironmentRiverQuestA non-profit educational organization that operates a river learning center for students, teachers and the community of Southwestern Pennsylvania.
EnvironmentSchuylkill Center for Environmental Education In Philadelphia, one of the first urban environmental education centers in the country.
EnvironmentSierra ClubThis national organization has regional offices and an office in Washington, DC.
EnvironmentSouthern Environmental Law Center SELC includes Virginia, has multiple offices, including one in Washington, DC.
EnvironmentThe Land Trust of VirginiaThis land trust has offices in Marshall, Virginia.
EnvironmentThe Mountain InstituteThis international organization was founded in West Virginia and has offices in Washington, DC.
EnvironmentTrout UnlimitedThis organization has its headquarters in Arlington, Virginia.
EnvironmentTrust for Public Land This national organization has its regional Chesapeake office in Washington, DC.
EnvironmentWestern Pennsylvania Conservancy This organization has several offices in Pennsylvania.
EnvironmentWildlife Habitat Council Based in Maryland, WHC is a nonprofit, nonlobbying 501(c)(3) group of corporations, conservation organizations, and individuals dedicated to restoring and enhancing wildlife habitat.
GovernmentCommuter Choice MarylandAn incentive program that encourages Maryland employees to choose transit or vanpools instead of driving to work.
GovernmentMARC Regional Green JobsBrowse Green Jobs throughout Maryland, Virginia and D.C.
GovernmentMaryland Department of Agriculture Headquarters in Annapolis, branch offices located at several strategic sites around the state.
GovernmentMaryland Department of Labor, Licensing and RegulationResources for jobs in the state of Maryland.
GovernmentMaryland Department of the EnvironmentMDE’s mission is to protect and restore the quality of Maryland’s air, water, and land resources.
GovernmentMaryland Energy AdministrationMEA mission is to maximize energy efficiency while promoting economic development, reducing reliance on foreign energy supplies, and improving the environment.
GovernmentMaryland Green RegistryLists and links for green businesses in Maryland.
GovernmentMaryland One-Stop Career CentersLocated in each of Maryland's counties and Baltimore City.
GovernmentMaryland Workforce ExchangeA one-stop network created to improve access to information about jobs, training and workforce support throughout Maryland.
GovernmentNational Renewable Energy LaboratoryNREL is the only federal laboratory dedicated to the research, development, commercialization and deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.
GovernmentPennsylvania Dept of Conservation & Natural ResourcesDCNR offers a wide range of civil service and non-civil service jobs.
GovernmentPennsylvania Dept of Environmental ProtectionEmployees perform environmental protection work or carry out support services.
GovernmentPennsylvania EmploymentCivil service includes jobs in engineering, information technology, science, nursing and finance.
GovernmentUS Department of EnergyAdvancing national, economic, and energy security, promoting scientific and technological innovation, and ensuring environmental cleanup of nuclear weapons.
GovernmentUSDA Forest ServiceGreen Curriculum - Training Underserved Youth for Today's Green Jobs


USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)NRCS employs: Accountants, Agricultural Economists, Aquatic Biologists, Biologists, Cartographers, Civil Engineers, Communications Professionals, Contract Specialists, Foresters Engineering Technicians, Geologists, Hydrologists, Information Technology Specialists, Landscape Architects, Plant Specialists, Rangeland Management Specialists, Sociologists, Soil Conservationists, Soil Scientists, Watershed Management Specialists, Wetland Scientists, and Wildlife Biologists.
Green BuildingHomebuilders Association of MarylandSponsors of the Green Building Network, the Maryland Green Show and the Maryland Residential Green Building Council.
Jobs WebsiteCarney-Sandoe & Associates A consulting service designed to help educators and administrators find new jobs.
Jobs WebsiteEarth Work Jobs in all sciences for energy, mining, manufacturings.
Jobs WebsiteEnvironmental Career Center Assists individuals and employers in matching candidates with green employers.
Jobs WebsiteUSAJobsUS federal government jobs by occupation.
Jobs WebsiteGreen Careers GuideInformation on every category of green business as well as job listings.
Jobs WebsiteGreen Jobs NetworkConnecting people seeking jobs that focus on environmental and social responsibility with available opportunities and resources.
Jobs WebsiteGreen Jobs SearchThis website allows you to search listings by city, state, and job category.
Jobs WebsiteMaryland NonprofitsCareer center specifically for nonprofit employers and jobseekers.
Jobs WebsiteNational Registry of Environmental ProfessionalsProvides professional certification programs.
Jobs WebsiteOpportunityKnocks.orgThis is an online job site focused exclusively on non-profits.
Jobs WebsiteOutdoor EdProfessional outdoor and experiential educators share their knowledge, ideas, questions, and issues.
Jobs WebsitePhilanthropy New DigestListings of current full-time job openings at U.S.-based foundations and nonprofit organizations.
Jobs"All our job listings carry our "seal of sustainability" so we attract the best candidates and the best employers."
Jobs WebsiteK12JobSpotA free service designed to help educators and administrators find new jobs.
Jobs Websitemeet.techsoup.orgA nonprofit organization that believes that technology is a powerful enabler for social change.
Jobs WebsiteThe Chronical of PhilanthropyNon-profit job listings.
Jobs WebsiteUSAJOBSUnited States Office of Personnel Management website, the Federal Government's official source for Federal jobs and employment information.
MuseumAcademy of Natural Sciences This museum is based in Philadephia, Pennsylvania.
MuseumCarnegie Museums of Pittsburgh This organization includes four museums in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area.
MuseumScience Museum of VirginiaThe Science Museum of Virginia is located in mid-town Richmond, Virginia.
RecreationAmerican Hiking Society This national organization is based in Maryland.
RecreationAppalachian Mountain ClubThis organization has locations throughout the Northeast.
RecreationAppalachian Trail ConservancyThis national organization has headquarters in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.
RecreationCamp Speers-Eljabar YMCA This camp is located in Dingman's Ferry, Pennsylvania.
RecreationLongwood Gardens This public garden is located in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.
RecreationPhiladelphia Zoo This zoo has educational conservation and sustainability programs.
ResearchAppalachian Laboratory University of Maryland research organization.
ResearchCenter for Coastal Physical Oceanography Affiliated with Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia.
ResearchChesapeake Biological LaboratoryUniversity of Maryland research organization.
ResearchHorn Point Laboratory University of Maryland research organization.
ResearchPew Charitable Trusts This international organization has offices in Philadelphia and Washington, DC.
ResearchPublic Interest Research GroupsU.S. PIRG is the the federation of state Public Interest Research Groups (PIRGs)
ResearchSmithsonian Environmental Research Center SERC research extends far beyond our home base on the Chesapeake Bay.

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