Consider Careers for the Greater Good

A New PsySR Brochure

Career possibilities that contribute to “the greater good” are called by a variety of names, including “socially responsible” careers, “sustainable” careers, “doing well by doing good,” “careers that make a difference,” and “green” careers. Jobs in such fields are about making one’s life’s work count for something more than a paycheck.

These careers are built on an awareness of the consequences of what we do every day. They create products or provide services that promote human well-being; exist in companies and organizations that treat workers fairly; offer pay and benefits comparable to those in less socially responsible fields; create little or no environmental pollution; are not destructive to human beings; and respect life in all forms.

PsySR and PsySR’s San Luis Obispo Chapter have created a new “Consider Careers for the Greater Good” brochure to help high school and college students consider the social and environmental consequences of their future career choices. A PDF version of the trifold brochure is available HERE. A complimentary copy may be requested from the PsySR office, and multiple copies may be ordered for 10 cents each, plus postage and handling. To order, please email [email protected]. We welcome donations to PsySR to defray the costs of printing and distributing these brochures.

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