environmental careers

Environmental Champion…

Kris Ramsay '08 is at home both in the environment he stewards and the boardroom where he negotiates partnerships to protect it, thanks to his Colby-Sawyer education.

Careers in Environmental Science and Environmental Studies

Graduates who major in Environmental Science and Environmental Studies are prepared for careers anywhere in the world. Through project-based course work, internships and a balanced liberal arts education, graduates can expect to find employment in business, government and non-profit sectors. Learn about career and internship opportunities in the field of environmental science.

Graduates who have wished to pursue more education have enrolled in prestigious graduate programs in various fields of study, including environmental and natural resource law.

Sample Employment Opportunities

  • Air Resources Division Enforcement Specialist

  • Clean Air Program Associate

  • Climate Change Communication Officer

  • Community Organizer

  • Conservation Advocate

  • Energy Efficiency Project Associate

  • Energy Program Assistant

  • Environmental Communications Analyst

  • Environmental Teaching Associate

  • Field Naturalist

Harrington Center for Career and Academic Advising

Students are encouraged to use the resources of the Harrington Center for Career and Academic Advising, where they can meet with a counselor to explore career options, internship opportunities and graduate schools.