Environmental Studies students enjoy a strong career support system with job postings, opportunities to meet employers, resources and advising available throughout the year.
Students find that many jobs listed as environmental often focus on education, advocacy or policy; however, graduates successfully pursue a wide range of career paths. We encourage students to explore their own interests and strengths as they progress through the degree. From this strong foundation, successful careers are made.
Below you will find a sampling of relevant resources that may guide you in finding a job and exploring career paths.
UW Career Resources
The College of the Environment regularly updates an extensive job board covering a breadth of environmental professional opportunities. Bookmark or check this page often.
Additionally, the Program on the Environment offers
- a curated weekly email career list-serv which includes a monthly career advice segment for exploring career paths related to this major. To sign up email Ana at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- a Career Cube with sample roles and professions related to Environmental Studies. The cube is located in the Program on the Environment Commons and is accessible anytime.
Other UW resources
Environmental Career Resources
- Environmental Career Center
- Environmental Policy and Planning Careers
- Environmental Manager Career Outlook
- Green Energy Career Guide
- International Food Policy Research Institute
- NAEM (National Association for Environmental Management) – NAEM hosts monthly networking mixers.
- National Association of Environmental Professionals
- National Registry of Environmental Professionals
- The World Directory of Environmental Organizations and Associations