What better way to break into the green collar economy than with a green collar job for the summer?  Youths between the ages of 14 and 21 are eligible to participate in the Mayor’s Green Summer Job Corps program in Washington, D.C.  The project is a part of the District Department of the Environment (DDOE) and will be partially managed through the District’s Summer Youth Employment Program.

There are four main job areas for the summer of 2009:  protecting watersheds, cleaning up parks, energy efficient projects, and a tree assessment program.  The State of California also has a similar program, although not summer specific, California's green jobs training program.

For more information on the Mayor's Green Summer Job Corps, call the DDOE at (202) 535-2600.

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