- Are you interested in your natural resources and your carbon footprint?
- Are you confused by climate change and global warming and their potential impact?
- Do you want to spend time working outside and knowing more about your green spaces?
- Do you believe that everyone in the world should have clean drinking water and do you want to advocate for this issue?
- What role do you want your government to play in international efforts to curb greenhouse gasses?
- What role do you want your faith and your house of worship to play in equal opportunities for access to resources?
- Who will teach your children about these issues in the future? School Teachers, Park Rangers, Government Officials?
These are the kinds of questions and topics you may address in the study of the environment, with the opportunity to debate, impact, and improve the understanding of all of these points.
Careers and Industry in the field of Environmental Studies include:
- Compliance Officers
- Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability Manager (corporate)
- Environmental Science and Protection Technicians**
- Environmental Science Teachers (elementary, secondary, post-secondary)
- Management, Scientific and Consulting Services
- Manager of Sustainability (all levels, corporate)
- Social Advocacy Organizations/non-profit
- Sustainability Audit Coordinator (government- federal, state, local levels. Example: Department of Energy)
- Sustainability Coordinator ( municipalities and states, school districts)
- Sustainability Manager (corporate, municipalities)
- Sustainability Planner (university/college, corporate, municipalities, state)
- Sustainability Supervisor (corporate)
Other specific industries:
- Chemical Manufacturing
- Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution industries
- Oil and Gas Extraction
- Waste Management and Treatment
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