Career opportunities

The state of the environment affects us all and is an increasingly important area of concern. Understanding environmental issues will benefit anyone planning a career in science, business, government, law, journalism, and many other fields. 

Here are just some of the career options you'll have with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Environmental Science:

  • Water quality specialist or technician
  • Restoration ecologist
  • Eco-toxicologist
  • Environmental analyst
  • Environmental assessment officer
  • Environmental consultant
  • Environmental lawyer
  • Environmental scientist
  • Environmental policy analyst
  • Fisheries management and protection
  • Outdoor educator/nature interpreter
  • Teacher
  • Protected areas planner or manager
  • Transportation planner
  • Land use planner
  • Environmental toxicologist
  • Wildlife manager
  • International development project coordinator
  • Natural resource manager
  • Conservation coordinator
  • Pollution prevention officer
  • Eco-tourism specialist
  • Researcher
  • Renewable energy consultant

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Siding with the environment
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Alison Koper graduated from the Environmental Science program in 2009 with plans to continue her studies in the area of environment and natural resource law. Read the Dal News story about Alison's career plans.