Career Resources - Environmental Justice

Common Job Duties

Advocate for those disproportionately affected by environmental degradation. Conduct research or perform investigation for the purpose of identifying, abating, or eliminating sources of pollutants or hazards that affect either the environment or the health of the population. Using knowledge of various scientific disciplines, may collect, synthesize, study, report, and recommend action based on data derived from measurements or observations of air, food, soil, water, and other sources.

Perform laboratory and field tests to monitor the environment and investigate sources of pollution, including those that affect health, under the direction of an environmental scientist, engineer, or other specialist. May collect samples of gases, soil, water, and other materials for testing.

Career Options

  • Environmental Analyst
  • Environmental Health and Safety Specialist
  • Environmental Technician
  • Laboratory Specialist
  • Sanitarian Specialist

Potential Employers
The Califonia Endowment
Deep South Center for Environmental Justice
Environmental Justice Resource Center
Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (ELAW)
Green Faith
The Greenling Institute
International Water Management Institute National Resources Defense Council
Oxfam International
Pennslyvania Office of Environmental Advocate
Sierra Club

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Learning Pathways - Environmental Justice

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