77,000 Reasons For HBCU Grads To Become Engineers and Scientists

In these tough economic times, minority college students and graduates are having to make tough choices: roll the dice in the job market or find a way to stay in school. Here is a program that could make the choice a little easier for those choosing to go in a STEM related field like engineering.This graduate fellowship program sponsored by The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) will give qualified graduates the opportunity to study a STEM degree field of their choice at a prestigous college or university.
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Focus On Certifications:How Certifications Open Doors For Career Changers

In the time since I wrote the article “12 Licenses and Certifications You Will Need in The Green Economy”, people have asked me a number questions about certifications and their importance to employers in the green, environmental and infrastructure job market. I have been asked questions like : “How will a certification help me in my green job search? How does a certification help me from an educational standpoint? Are employers really looking for these certifications?” I am going to discuss these questions over my next series of posts but today I am going to expound on this question:”I am a Career Changer. How will a certification help me in my green job search?”

Now Hiring: How to Find Your Green, Environmental or Infrastructure Job Now

This article is an interview with the renowned author of “Green Careers For Dummies” Dr. Carol McClelland. In it, she shares some of the ways job seekers can bridge over the experience, education and skills gap into the world of green, environmental and infrastructure jobs.

3 Reasons Why Many Green, Environmental & Infrastructure Jobs Will Go Unfilled

The NBC news channels are doing special reports called “Education Nation” which are focusing on education in America. Those who know me know that I am a huge supporter of science education and I thought this would be a perfect time to shed some light on how education will affect the jobs in the Green, Environmental and Infrastructure career fields

Responding To “Charting The Growth Industries”On BLACK ENTERPRISE.COM

My purpose for this response is not disparage Black Enterprise Magazine nor the persons in the article but to help the further the conversation on areas of job growth.Our country’s environment and infrastructure are paramount to our country’s long-term economic prosperity. Unfortunately, the public learns most about the shortages professional in these markets when disaster strikes.