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Career Opportunities in Environmental Studies

Potential employers include - 

  • Biotech industry
  • State agencies
  • Federal agencies
  • Public research labs
  • Universities or non-profit laboratories

Graduates have careers as - 

  • Lab technicians
  • Forest rangers
  • GIS technicians
  • Fisheries technicians

Employers who have hired our graduates in recent years include -

  • Jackson Lab
  • Mt Desert Isl. Bio Labs
  • Abbott Diagnostics
  • Natural Heritage program
  • Department of Environmental Quality/Protection
  • Forest Service
  • National Park Service
  • Bureau of Land Management

What is the career outlook and earning potential for graduates of this program?

Bureau of Labor Statistics - Potential Occupations
and Employment Outlook

26.101 Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Job Code Job Title Bright Outlook Green
11-9121.00 Natural Sciences Managers Bright Outlook Green
11-9121.01 Clinical Research Coordinators Bright Outlook  
11-9121.02 Water Resource Specialists Bright Outlook Green
19-1029.02 Molecular and Cellular Biologists    
19-1099.00 Life Scientists, All Other    

03.0103 Environmental Studies

Job Code Job Title Bright Outlook Green
19-2041.00 Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health Bright Outlook Green
19-2041.01 Climate Change Analysts Bright Outlook Green
19-2041.02 Environmental Restoration Planners Bright Outlook Green
19-2041.03 Industrial Ecologists Bright Outlook Green