Graduate Placement

After completing the Roots of Success course, graduates are finding work in every sector of the green economy. Our team provides program staff with everything they need to advocate for their students and directly respond to the needs of employers. Roots of Success students are uniquely prepared to communicate the work of green companies and/or organizations and ready to leadership opportunities. 

Graduates are finding work in the following sectors: 

Job Training and Workforce Development
Environmental Education
Water Conservation
Energy Efficiency/HVAC
Recycling & Waste Management
Parks and Open-space Maintenance

Marketing
Sales
Solar Installation
Horticulture
Green Building and Construction

Environment
San Francisco Department of Environment
San Francisco Parks and Recreation
Boys and Girls Clubs of the Peninsula
Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma Retail Store
Greencorps Chicago
ILM & Partners
North Florida Community College

Building
Alcal-Arcade Specialty Contracting Inc.
Bay Area Appliance
Contractors Labor Pool
Gilmans Kitchens+Baths
Green Thumbs Up
JobTrain
Marcan Enterprise Inc.
Modern Aire Mechanical
Nolmar Corp
SDI Insulation
Sequoia Construction
Southern Environmental Solutions
Whole House Building Supply/Salvage

Energy
Alcal-Arcade Solar Contracting
Bay Area Appliance
Bay Area Climate Collaborative
Clean Solar
Danlin Corporation Solar Contractor
JobTrain
Joule Energy
Luminalt Solar
Modern Aire Mechanical
ProVoltz Solar
Real Good Solar
Recurve/Advanced Home Energy
Skytech Solar
Solar Alternatives
Solar City

Water
Bay Area Appliance
Gardens That Grow
Gilmans Kitchens+Baths

Transportation
Lawrence Fine Art Services
Segway

Food, Health & Agriculture
Advocates for Urban Agriculture
Altgeld Gardens Urban Farm
Angelic Organics
Bare Escentuals Mineral Makeup
Big Delicious Planet Catering
Bite Cafe
Chicago Botanic Garden Fruit and Vegetable Island
Chicago Botanic Garden Green Youth Farm
Chicago Food Co-Operative
Chicago Specialty Gardens
City Farm Resource Center
Cook County Boot Camp Farm
Ecumenical Hunger Program
Eataly
Farmedhere, LLC
Gardens That Grow
Garfield Park Conservatory
Green Thumbs Up
Iron Street Urban Farm
Joshua Charles Catering
Little Veggie Patch
Native Foods Café
Passion Café
Pilsen Community Market
Provenance Food and Wine
Takashi Restaurant
The Chicago Lights Urban Farm
The Jackson Park Urban Farm and Community Allotment Garden
Uncommon Ground Green Roof/Restaurant
Windy City Harvest

Waste
EarthBaby Compostable Diaper Service
Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma Warehouse
Greencorps Chicago
GreenWaste Recovery
Recology San Mateo County
The Green Project of New Orleans Building Materials Recycling

Community Organizing & Leadership
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet
Advocates for Urban Agriculture
Bay Area Climate Collaborative
Boys and Girls Clubs of the Peninsula
Chicago Botanic Garden/Windy City Harvest
Community Housing Partnership
Concordia Place
Ecumenical Hunger Program
Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma Mission Services
Greencorps Chicago
Growing Power
Redwood City Public Library
San Francisco Department of Environ

Other
Always Best Care Senior Services
Blossoms Formal and Bridal
Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities
Dog-Alicious Pet Care
East Palo Alto Senior Center
Farmers Insurance
Peninsula Interfaith Action
San Mateo County Clerk Assessor Recorder
San Mateo County Department of Housing
San Mateo County Works Program
The Way We Grow Infant Center
Urban Solutions
Women’s Initiative for Self Employment