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.

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.