Careers in the Wind Industry

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Careers in the Wind Industry

American Wind Energy Association. Careers in Wind
This page connects wind energy companies to people seeking jobs in the wind energy industry.

Bureau of Labor and Statistics. Careers in Wind Energy
This resource defines the various jobs created by wind energy development in the United States and includes information on the manufacturing phase of wind energy development.

Ecotech Institute. Ditch the Desk: The Complete E-Book to Starting a Career in Wind Energy
This guide features industry facts, tips for job seekers, expectations and requirements for wind energy jobs, employment trends, and advice from industry experts and professionals working in the field.

Environmental Entrepreneurs. (2015). Clean Energy Works for Us
Environmental Entrepreneurs (e2) is a national community of business leaders who promote sound environmental policy that builds economic prosperity. This site tracks job announcements and news related to wind industry jobs.

WINDExchange. Wind Energy Education and Training Programs
This interactive map shows the locations of wind energy educational programs and training at community colleges, universities, and other institutions. This site tracks job announcements and news related to wind industry jobs.

U.S. Department of Energy. (2011). Wind Power Career Chat
This document describes careers in the wind energy industry, including interviews with professionals. The interviews demonstrate the diversity of jobs and the paths that led the professionals to their current work.

U.S. Department of Energy. Clean Energy Jobs and Career Planning
This page provides links to information about clean energy-related jobs, internships, and training.

U.S. Department of Energy. Wind Career Map
This wind career map explores an expanding universe of wind energy occupations, describing diverse jobs across the industry, charting possible progression between them, and identifying the high-quality training necessary to do them well.