This page will provide you with resources to research occupations and career pathways in the green industry, links to local and national green job boards, green industry research websites, local training opportunities, and green organizations. For green job inquiries and job search tools, please visit the MassHire Franklin Hampshire Career Center for further assistance.

Greening Greenfield is a local source for networking with other green industry professionals.

Key Businesses

  • Beyond Green

  • Northeast Solar

  • PV2

  • Stiebel Eltron

  • National Fiber

  • Sandri

  • Co-op Power

  • Center for Eco

  • CelluSpray

  • Cozy Home

  • Spirit Solar

  • Energia

  • Victory Energy Solutions

Barriers to Employment

  • Lack of hands-on work experience/background

  • Lack of trade certif., esp. electrical

  • Constrained hiring due to continuing impact of recession; backlog of experienced laid-off construction workers

Current and Past Accomplishments

  • GCC/FHWB Sustainable Practices in Construction Project: new RE/EE Certificate and A.D., and support of expanding MassGreen training via GCC and FC Tech

  • Green Career Coach Recruitment/Advising Models, Career Path. Maps, Internships; Bus.database

  • ABE Program/Curriculum Connections; Youth Pathways through Youth Council partners

  • Sustaining support for clean energy industry workforce even without “green” funding through continuing Regional Clean Energy Workforce partnership (RCEWP). 

  • Expanded Green Jobs focus to include Agriculture and Food Systems via projects like USDA Growing Together and MWA Food Systems study.

Potential Strategies

  • Increasing flow of voc-tech or other electrical/HVAC trainees into solar/solar thermal /geothermal  thru additional training, business connections, internship, & other 

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