Career Center

Welcome to USGBC-CA's Career Center!


Welcome to USGBC-CA's Career Center!


Are you ready to make a positive impact on the environment and your career? Whether you’re looking to transition to a more sustainable industry or maintain your existing certifications, our training programs offer a comprehensive range of resources to help you achieve your goals.

Learn more below!

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Build your skills!

Already a part of the green building community? We’re here to help you stay ahead of the curve. Our advanced training programs are designed to enhance your existing skillset and keep you updated with the latest industry trends and technologies.

  • Advanced Workshops

    Are you craving a deeper understanding of the latest sustainability trends? Our advanced workshops offer an unparalleled opportunity to immerse yourself in cutting-edge practices that are shaping the future of sustainability.

  • Maintain Your Certifications

    Stay at the forefront of your industry with our tailored programs for continuous education and certification renewal. We’re here to support your professional journey by providing you with the resources and knowledge you need to maintain and renew your certifications.

  • Deep Dives and White Papers

    Looking to unravel the complexities of sustainability? Immerse yourself in our collection of in-depth resources and white papers, designed to provide you with comprehensive insights into the latest trends, strategies, and breakthroughs in the world of sustainability.

Our trainings include:

Ready to take the first step towards a sustainable future in green building and environmental practices? Explore our 14 comprehensive training programs today and be a part of the change for a greener, more sustainable world.

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Envision SP provides a consistent, consensus-based framework for assessing sustainability and resilience in infrastructure. This course is delivered over (2) 4-hour sessions each day followed by an online exam.

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This 18-hour certificate program covers everything a landscaper needs to know to successfully manage CA native plants and CA-friendly gardens and increase water conservation in home landscapes.

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GPRO teaches the basics of sustainability to specialized essential strategies, and work practices that make buildings more efficient. USGBC-CA is currently offering the following: GPRO Fundamentals, GPRO Construction Management, GPRO Operations and Maintenance.

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In addition to the LEED Green Associate (GA) and Accredited Professional (AP) credentialing exam preparation, USGBC-CA offers specialized classes on LEED Documentation Strategies, LEED Zero, LEED for Cities and Communities, LEEDv4.1, and more!

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This course allows you to rethink the resource life cycle and explore how businesses can create value by striving for zero waste. Learn tips and strategies to perpare for the TRUE Zero Waste exam.

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Take part in the global community of WELL™ Accredited Professionals leading the movement to make buildings healthier for all.

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Looking to transition careers?

Are you passionate about sustainability and want to make a meaningful career change? Our training programs are designed for individuals like you, who are eager to transition into the world of green building and sustainable practices. By enrolling in our courses, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in this exciting and evolving industry.

  • Career Opportunities

    Are you ready to embark on an exciting experience into the world of green careers? Our cutting-edge Green Jobs Board seamlessly connects you with prestigious employers who are eagerly searching for individuals fueled by a deep passion for sustainability.

  • Start Learning!

    USGBC-CA offers a portfolio of training that reflects sustainability trends in the built environment. Supported through our member contributions, experienced trainers, industry leaders, and green building experts we provide industry-recognized professional development opportunities.

  • The Green Building Corps

    The USGBC-CA Green Building Corps (GBC) is a structured internship program that provides participants with valuable experience, relationships, and opportunities to contribute to green building projects with the goal to make California healthier, more affordable, and more sustainable for all.

Professionals Directory


Ready to shine in the realm of sustainability? Elevate your presence by joining our free Professionals Directory. Showcase your skills, achievements, and passion for making a positive impact in the world of sustainability.

Benefits of joining:

  • Enhanced Visibility: Reach a wider audience of industry peers and potential collaborators.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with like-minded professionals and organizations.
  • Credibility Boost: Highlight your experience and expertise in the sustainability field.
  • Collaborative Power: Contribute to a collective force driving positive change.

Featured Employers

Featured Green Jobs

  • EnrichLA

    Garden Ranger

    Location
    Los Angeles, CA

    Salary
    $125 - $150 / DAY

    Posted
    1 week ago.

  • Friends of the LA River

    Director of Strategic Communications

    Location
    Los Angeles (Hybrid), CA

    Salary
    $70,000 - $75,000 / YEAR

    Posted
    1 week ago.

  • LA Compost

    Education Programs Manager

    Location
    Los Angeles, CA

    Salary
    $60,000 - $75,000 / YEAR

    Posted
    1 week ago.

Additional Resources

Our additional resources are designed to enrich your learning journey and empower your sustainable endeavors!

  • Access Our On-Demand Content!

    Gain unlimited access to a wealth of recorded content that’s brimming with insights, strategies, and expert advice. Dive into a library of on-demand resources that cater to your schedule and learning pace.

  • Become a Member!

    Ready to be part of a dynamic network committed to sustainability? Become a valued member of USGBCLA and unlock a realm of opportunities, connections, and resources dedicated to driving positive change.

  • Mentor Network

    Our network provides the opportunity for you to become a mentor or mentee through curated matchmaking and activities as part of the USGBC-CA experience.

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