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MGT 119: Sustainability: Careers

This guide supports the MGT 119 class assignments.

Positions' Background

Organizations with career profiles:

Net Impact's Job Search Tools and Tips

Greenbiz's Green Jobs and Sustainability Careers Center
Hosts job descriptions/listings.

International Society of Sustainability Professionals
Especially check out the Career Center and Job Resources sections of this site for leads on training, potential job titles and background.

Corporate Responsibility Manager (from Allaboutcareers)

"What Does a Corporate Social Responsibility Manager Do?" MIT Sloan Management Review, Aug. 11, 2015

3BL Association (CSR professional association)

CRS Wire: Careers News Feed

Occupational Outlook Handbook title graphicThe Occupational Outlook Handbook is well-known for its overviews of what it's like to work in specific professions, including working conditions, pay and training needed. Some useful sections of the OOH for this class are:

Where the OOH doesn't cover specific occupations well, it points to briefer overviews in the O*net database. Relevant for class are:

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics also have wage data by metropolitan area for selected job titles and national wage data for all occupations.

Featured Books

How to Read Like a Pro

Every field and industry has at least one publication that people in the field read to keep up with what's going on. These magazines are in the Library's collections and you can access them and read like any pro in your field! For those exploring careers, they are great sources for inspiration. For job seekers, they are sources that can help you look knowledgable on trends, which can give you an edge for your job interviews and put you at ease for those moments of small talk with a potential employer.

Classic titles are:

Company Directories & Job Search Sites

Research Help

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Adele Barsh
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La Jolla, CA 92093-0175

Vault Careers: Management Consulting

Vault has extensive and up-to-date content about careers in consulting and looking for advertising and marketing jobs, consulting jobs, investment management jobs, media & entertainment jobs and a section for many other industries.

Includes titles like Vault Career Guide to Advertising, Vault Guide to Marketing Jobs, Vault Guide to Nonprofit Jobs, Vault Guide to Alternative Energy Jobs, Vault Guide to Top Internships and more. Search the Guides section on publishing and turn up even more content of interest to authors and illustrators.

Use the Research Companies section to find background on a particular firm for which you're considering interviewing (or researching for class).