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What Can I do With a Degree in Environmental Studies/Environmental Sciences?

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Advising & Career Services' Resources

Advising & Career Services has a variety of resources to help students explore potential career fields. These resources include information about typical responsibilities, qualifications, career path, job outlook, salary, and related careers.

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Vocational Biographies

Vocational Biographies: describes the career success stories of 1001 real people. Search by career title, keyword, topic, and career cluster. Username: portland su and pass code: 3w9n

  • Aquarium Director of Education
  • Desert Ecologist
  • Environmental Attorney
  • Environmental Planner
  • Environmental Organizing Consultant
  • Forest Ranger
  • Natural Resource Specialist
  • Outdoor Adventure Educator
  • State Park Resource Ecologist
  • Wildlife Biologist

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Professional Associations

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Internet Sites with Career-Related Information for Environmental Studies/Environmental Sciences Majors

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Internet Sites with Job Search Information for Environmental Studies/Environmental Sciences Majors

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Places of Employment

Places of Employment Environmental studies majors may find employment in a variety of fields depending on their skills and experience. Places of employment for environmental studies majors include: city, state, and federal government agencies; environmental advocacy organizations; and businesses (including environmental consulting firms, construction companies, oil companies, and law firms).

The following list of employers employers and job titles was derived from Advising & Career Services' jobs database where the employer specifically requested environmental science majors. This list does not reflect all potential places of employment or kinds of jobs for environmental studies/environmental sciences majors. This list does not reflect current openings.

The following list was generated from a variety of sources (Google, Portland Craigslist, SimplyHired, Indeed, etc.) using a variety of search terms (environment, watershed, natural resources, ecology, biology, biologist, etc.)

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Department of Environmental Sciences and Resources, Portland State University

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