Future Bright for Green jobs

Posted: October 27th, 2009 | Author: | Filed under: Green Jobs | No Comments »

Inside a building on West 84th St. and Columbus Ave. in Manhattan’s Upper West Side, high school students are getting a head start on the careers of the future.

Launched in September, the Urban Assembly School for Green Careers is believed to be the first of its kind in North America. Its objective is to prepare students for either a post-secondary program related to environmental studies or a job in the burgeoning eco-industry.

The school is a partnership between the New York City Department of Education and the Urban Assembly, a non-profit group that helps run 22 schools in the city for students in under-resourced areas.

The green school is open to students from anywhere in the city.  Find out More…