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What Can I Do With This Major?

Typical jobs in environmental sciences and studies include: environmental consultant, urban planning, emergency management, meteorology, environmental educator, environmental manager, nature conservation office, recycling officer, sustainability consultant, waste management officer, water quality scientist, meteorologist, oceanographist, toxicologist, environmental engineer, environmental law, and environmental policy, among others.

Typical employers include local authorities, federal governmental agencies such as Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Bureaus of Land Management, Department of Agriculture, Department of Energy, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response, Department of Natural Resources, Department of Transportation, Geological Survey, National Service, environmental monitoring organizations, nonprofit organizations, landfill management, water plant treatment, environmental consultancies, and charitable trusts, among others.

If students want to pursue further graduate degrees in a specific area of the environment, our faculty team at ESHP will guide you through this process and help you choose opportunities tailored to your needs and goals.