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Undergraduate Degree in Environmental Studies

What Can You Do With An Undergraduate Degree in Environmental Studies?

 Information and Options for Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies Related Skills

  • Collecting & Examining Data
  • Use of GIS & Laboratory Equipment
  • Natural and Social Sciences
  • Apply Logic to problems
  • Organizational Skills
  • Computer Proficiency
  • Summarize Research Findings
  • Utilizing Formulas
  • Evaluate Data and Results
  • Perceive Patterns and Structures
  • Problem Solving
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Solution Proposals
  • Environmental Policy/Government
  • Presentation & Public Speaking
  • Synthesizing information
  • Compare and contrast evidence
  • Perform Research

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Related Entry-Level Career Titles

  • Environmental Planner Assistant
  • Environmental Policy Analyst
  • Evaluation Manager
  • GIS Specialist
  • Land Use Specialist
  • Natural Resource Specialist
  • Policy Research Assistant
  • Recycling Manager Coordinator
  • Research Assistant
  • Wildlife Manager
  • Conservation Agent
  • Environmental Protection Specialist
  • Resource Management Specialist
  • Restoration Planner
  • Environmental Educator
  • Sustainability Specialist
  • Lab Assistant
  • Waste Water Technician
  • Community Action Coordinator
  • Conservationist

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Employers of Environmental Studies Majors

  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Conservation Agencies
  • Consulting Firms
  • Parks and Recreational Areas
  • Environmental Protection Agencies
  • Planning Commissions
  • Educational Institutions
  • Government Agencies
  • Public Policy Think Tanks
  • Travel and Tourism Agencies
  • World Health Organizations
  • City and County Health Departments

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