What can I do with a degree in Environmental Studies?
Environmental Studies faculty and staff have compiled and organized online career resources for you to use. Arranged by areas of student interest, these career resources are listed by thematic Learning Pathway categories and can provide a good start for career searches in environmental fields. (Links to these categories are available in the column to the left.)
What else can I do to prepare for my career?
Students are encouraged to use a variety of resources in career planning, including talking to faculty members, the KU Career Center, and Environmental Studies alumni. In addition, students can develop connections with professionals in their field of study when they complete Projects, Internships, or Research tailored to their interests.
Career Center Courses
The University Career Center teaches four career courses in Career and Life Planning, Internship Exploration, Job Search Skills for CLAS students, and Preparing for International Careers. View the complete course descriptions and sample syllabi for more information.
University of Kansas Resources
Environmental Career and Internship Opportunities
- Explore a career in renewable energy. The Rudd Mayer Memorial Fellowship sponsors women to attend the annual WINDPOWER conference. Applications generally close in February.
- Learn How to Become
- National Council for Science & Environment - Campus to Careers Program
- Orion Magazine Jobs & Internship Postings
- Environmental Career Opportunities
- Green Jobs Network
- Volunteer Your Time
- Environmental, Occupation Health and Safety Job Board
- Texas A&M Jobs Board