UWRF Environmental Science graduates often pursue careers in environmental consulting, regulatory agencies or corporations. Or, they may choose field-oriented positions in pollution monitoring and remediation including air, water or soil quality assessment and remediation.
Environmental scientists also control and minimize the impacts of technology and waste on the environment. Graduates may choose specialized positions in environmental policy, environmental risk assessment, ecological assessment or computer modeling.
Corporations and government agencies require environmental science graduates to ensure compliance with applicable law and regulations intended to preserve the environment. Students with environmental research interests are also prepared to pursue advanced degrees.
You can use the links on the right to find areas of work related to environmental science and to locate job vacancies.
(EPA) Environmental Protection Agency
(NPS) National Park Service
(NRCS) National Resource Conservation Service
(SCA) The Student Conservation Association
USA Jobs Search Engine for Government Positions
(USFS) United States Forest Service
(USFWS) United States Fish and Wildlife Service
(USGS) United States Geological Survey
MN Department of Natural Resources
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
WI Department of Natural Resources
Environmental Career Search Engines
Earthnet Environmental Jobs and Internships
Environmental Career Opportunities
Environmental Jobs and Careers
National Association of Environmental Professionals
National Council for Science and the Environment
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Community Planning/Land Use Planning
American Planning Association
Minnesota Chapter: American Planning Association
Wisconsin Chapter: American Planning Association
Urban and Regional Information Systems Association