Eighty percent of young professionals are interested in securing a green-collar job or working in an industry that has a positive impact on the environment, according to MonsterTRAK.com, a job site geared toward recent graduates. Luckily, green jobs are growing, and industries like renewable energy and energy efficiency currently provide 8.5 million jobs in the United States, according to the American Solar Energy Society.
However, tough economic times mean recent grads are facing an extremely challenging and highly competitive job market across the country. If you just graduated and you’re looking to obtain that green dream job, check out these 10 top cities for green-collar jobs. (Text: Laura Moss)