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Being a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.


Sample Career Options

Note: Additional training and education may be required.

Environmental Studies graduates can work in the areas of environmental assessment, research and monitoring, land-use planning, parks and protected areas, resource management and policy-making.

  • chief ecologist
  • community developer/fundraiser
  • ecologist
  • economic development planner
  • environmental consultant
  • environmental officer
  • environmental planner
  • field technician
  • forestry/park ranger
  • industrial consultant
  • land use planner/surveyor
  • map analyst
  • market research analyst
  • natural resources officer
  • outdoor education teacher
  • public policy analyst
  • recreational program coordinator
  • resource conservation specialist
  • surveyor/mapping scientist
  • sustainability officer
  • teacher/professor
  • tourism consultant
  • urban planner
  • water efficiency assistant water resources specialist

Sample Industries/Types of Employers

  • agricultural companies
  • civil engineering firms
  • educational institutions
  • environmental consulting firms
  • environmental protection firms
  • government
  • heritage/historic sites
  • international development agencies
  • mining/resource companies
  • parks/protected areas
  • pollution control companies
  • real estate/construction
  • resource management organizations
  • science magazines/TV shoes
  • transportation companies
  • travel/tourism industry
  • urban/regional planning firms
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