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):

The Career Service of the University of Bern also links to other job portals:

Acre Resources is a recruitment firm in the environmental sector for the UK. It specializes in environment, sustainability and climate change.

US based Green Energy Jobs offers a global platform for vacancies in the renewable energy sector.

Green Job Ready lists over 7'000 jobs mainly in the US.

In Germany, Greenjobs, a non-profit organisation, offers an on-line platform for employment in the environmental sector.

The German site Umweltjobs provides advertisements for jobs in the environmental sector.

Umweltfreundliche Jobs is an initiative to ease finding a job after graduation.

The Umweltprofis website informs about education and job perspectives in the Swiss environment sector.

Jobtensor is a germany-based platform with job offers, internships and doctorates for graduates and mid to senior levels in natural sciences. is a job board for positions in the solar energy sector in Germany.

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.

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.

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.

talendo sees itself as the biggest job platform for students and graduates in Switzerland.