Recruitment

How to find a job

As ethical and environmental responsibility become commonplace in business and administration, recruitment consultancies in the environmental and sustainability sectors are emerging besides general job portals:

The Career Service of the University of Bern runs a job portal (available in German):
http://www.unibe.ch/studium/beratungsangebote/career_service/stellenplattform/index_ger.html/

The Career Service of the University of Bern also links to other job portals:
http://www.unibe.ch/studies/advisory_services/career_service/career_start/useful_links/jobs_portals/index_eng.html/

Acre Resources is a recruitment firm in the environmental sector for the UK. It specializes in environment, sustainability and climate change.
http://www.acre-resources.co.uk/

US based Green Energy Jobs offers a global platform for vacancies in the renewable energy sector.
http://www.greenenergyjobs.com/

Green Job Ready lists over 7'000 jobs mainly in the US.
http://www.greenjobsready.com/

In Germany, Greenjobs, a non-profit organisation, offers an on-line platform for employment in the environmental sector.
http://www.greenjobs.de/

The German site Umweltjobs provides advertisements for jobs in the environmental sector.
http://www.kaufda.de/Umwelt-Jobs/

Umweltfreundliche Jobs is an initiative to ease finding a job after graduation.
http://www.allessparen.de/umweltfreundliche-jobs/

The Umweltprofis website informs about education and job perspectives in the Swiss environment sector.
http://www.umweltprofis.ch/de/umweltjobs/

Solaranlage.de is a job board for positions in the solar energy sector in Germany.
http://www.solaranlage.de/jobboerse/

Solaranlagen-Portal is another job board for positions in the solar energy sector, mainly in Germany. In addition, the website provides informations and handy tips for job applications.
http://www.solaranlagen-portal.com/jobboerse/

The Swiss portal for science and innovation myScience has a webpage with a broad spectrum of jobs in academia and in the private industry, among them many in environmental sciences.
http://www.myscience.ch/

ETH get hired is run by the ETH Career Centre and offers jobs for graduates in academia (including Ph.D. and postdoc positions) or in the private industry.
http://www.eth-gethired.ch/

Togeteher AG is a private Swiss company specialised in human resources marketing in the academic environment. More specifically, they organise "Sprungbrett-Events" (in German) to build new contacts between young graduates and employers.
http://www.together.ch/mainmenu/berufseinstieg/sprungbrett-events/