Jobs & Careers
Loyola’s Institute of Environmental Sustainability will prepare students for careers as responsible stewards of our environment and its resources and will strive to provide the best student experiences and outcomes possible.
Environmental Science and Environmental Studies majors use their knowledge to identify problems and find solution to problems that affect the environment and the population. Careers vary widely. Some examples are: environmental engineer, public health specialist, public policy specialist, technician, geoscientist, epidemiologist, environmental protection specialist, lawyer, professor, environmental chemist, materials scientist, microbiologist, researcher, hydrologist, health and safety specialist, marine biologist, sustainable farmer, forest ranger, restoration ecologist. You may work in an office, or a lab, or in the field for a local, state or federal governmental agency, a manufacturer, a corporation, a university, a non-profit. To explore environment careers check out some of these links:
- Loyola Career Development Center
- What Can I Do with this major?
- Green Careers Guide
- Environmental Career Guide
- Environmental Science Career Guide for the Red River Basin of the North
- Earthworks jobs.com
- Environmental Career Opportunities
- Green Energy Jobs
- Chicagoland Environmental Network
- Green Dream Jobs
- Environmental Jobs and Careers
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