Coming soon: How to Make a Mid-Career Transition to a Green Job online course

How to Make a Mid-Career Transition to a Green Job


After taking my course on how to make a mid-career transition to a green job, students will be able to find new career focus and optimally position themselves in the green economy, so they can have the best possible chance of securing the employment they want.

What You Get

Benefit from my industry insights across 10 hours of content divided into 52 videos. No edits, no scripts: experience exactly what you would get in my regular climate career coaching program.

  • My unique learnings from working on Ecotopian Careers
  • Exclusive advice from green employers
  • Distillations of the best books and resources on key subjects
  • Save huge amounts of time with my curation of highly-targeted information

Three Course Options

  • Tier 1: Standalone self-paced online course
  • Tier 2: Standalone self-paced online course plus two individual coaching sessions
  • Tier 3: Standalone self-paced online course plus four individual coaching sessions

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction

  1. Introduction to the Course
  2. Introduction to Your Guide
  3. What is a Green Job?
  4. The Green Economy
  5. Just Do It!

Module 2: Develop the Right Mindset

  1. The Importance of Mindset
  2. Finding Purpose
  3. Creating the Goal Stack
  4. Midlife Malaise
  5. Generational Stereotypes
  6. Future Thinking

Module 3: Develop Climate Literacy

  1. The Four Intelligences
  2. Climate IQ
  3. Climate EQ
  4. Climate AQ
  5. Climate CQ

Module 4: Find Focus

  1. Three Types of Career Switch
  2. Ecotopian Careers Exclusives
  3. Structural Approach
  4. Remote Work
  5. Establish Plan A

Module 5: Position Yourself for Success

  1. Micro and Macro Impressions
  2. Qualifications
  3. Volunteering
  4. LinkedIn Round 1
  5. General Networking
  6. Webinar Networking and Learning
  7. Informational Interviews
  8. Imposter Syndrome

Module 6: Sell Yourself on Paper

  1. Storytelling
  2. Generic Skills
  3. Skill Mapping
  4. Resumes
  5. Cover Letters
  6. LinkedIn Round 2
  7. Start Applying

Module 7: Sell Yourself in Person

  1. Personal Energy
  2. Elevator Pitch
  3. Interviews
  4. Online Meetings

Module 8: Defeat Ageism

  1. Taking Stock of Age
  2. Return to Mindset
  3. Age-Proof Resumes and LinkedIn
  4. Offset Middle-Aged Masculinity

Module 9: Make Your Current Job Green

  1. The Project Drawdown Framework
  2. Leverage Points 1-2
  3. Leverage Points 3-4
  4. Leverage Points 5-8

Module 10: Make Your Own Green Job

  1. Pros and Cons
  2. Make a Minimum Viable Product
  3. Sell Hard

Module 11: Coaching

  1. The Value of Coaching

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