Find a Job

Explore the resource links below for jobs in Washington, D.C. that will suit your commitment to pursuing advocacy, policy or communications in fields ranging from the environment to public health.

Remember an effective resume is your ticket to landing an interview! Review the Resume Workshop Presentation Jessica Lubetsky gave to members at a skills workshop, and a rich resource from Montgomery County Workforce Connection full of resume writing and interview tips, as well as job searching and career planning advice.

General Information

Green Jobs

  • Check out EcoEmploy, Grist, and the Green Spider network for listings of eco-minded jobs across the country.
  • Green Jobs Ready is an online informative portal offering the latest news views and resources on breakthrough green jobs training programs in the Renewable Energy world.
  • The USGBC-NCR is an electronic recruitment resource where employers and recruiters can access the most qualified talent pool with relevant work experience to fulfill staffing needs.
  • The Nonprofit Technology Network jobs list has numerous postings for those interested in exploring the field.
  • Check out Think Green Degrees’s index on other green job databases.  They also have a crowd-sourced article on how to find a green job.

Environmental Science & Policy

Marine Science & Policy

Resources for Women

  • Emily’s List serves as a website and jobs list promoting electing pro-choice democratic women to office.
  • The Women’s Information Network is a great resource for general professional development and community events.
  • The Women’s Aquatic Network is a group of working professionals who gather to network and learn more about professional development in marine conservation and advocacy.  Join their listserv to receive emails about events, workshops, and speed-dating opportunities.
  • The Progressive Exchange and Rachel’s Network are both organizations focused on empowering women in the political and environmental arenas.

Politics & Communications

  • Politics Jobs google group listing jobs in the political arena in Washington.
  • Progressive Communicators functions as a message board for those working in or looking to learn more about public relations in DC.
  • Check out this jobs mailing list for progressive campaigns and organizations in the areas of online organizing, communications, and technology.
  • The DC Public Affairs and Communications jobs blog and message board offer a great selection.
  • Sign up to receive Job of the Week postings in the communications field.
  • Search the Political Wire for jobs in politics across the country.Set up a profile on Politico and post resumes and search for positions.

Social Justice

Nonprofit Organizations & Foundations

  • Idealist.org is a website that is grown in popularity over the last several years among those looking for jobs and opportunities spanning the environmental, public health, and social justice fields.
  • Create a profile on the Nonprofit Job Seeker or the Nonprofit Oyster and find the job openings that match your qualifications.
  • The Philanthropist News Digest and MacArthur Foundation are great resources for finding jobs centered around foundation and grant-giving.
  • Check out Ashoka Innovators for jobs and resources in social entrepreneurial endeavors around the world.

Federal Jobs

  • Check out USA Jobs for a list of current openings within federal agencies such as Fish and Wildlife Service, NOAA, Department of Agriculture, and much more!

Executive Management Recruitment

See below for a listing of executive management recruitment companies and firms.