Career Resources - Environmental Policy

Common Job Duties

Create, research, and amend legislation and programs that affect the public in a variety of areas, from the economy to public services, foreign policy and relations, and government on the national and local levels.

Career Options

  • Environmental Analyst
  • Environmental Health and Safety Specialist
  • Legal Aide
  • Policy Analyst
  • Program Coordinator
  • Project Analyst
  • Representative
  • Research Associate

Potential Employers

American Economic Association

Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE)

The Brookings Institute

Care 2 Politics

Center for Clean Air Policy

Center for Economic and Policy Research

Commission for Environmental Cooperation



Environment Northeast

Environmental Defense Fund

Environmental Law & Policy Center

Environmental Law Institute

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Environmental Science

Institute for European Environmental Policy

League of Conservation Voters

Meridian Institute

National Council for Science and the Environment

National Climate Change Secretariat

Natural Resources Defense Council

Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

Pacific Institute

Public Policy Institute of California

Public Service Careers

Redefining Progress

Resources for the Future

Rocky Mountain Institute

Southern Alliance for Clean Energy Top Think Tank Directory


Union of Concerned Scientists

Women's Environment and Development Organization

World Resources Institute

Worldwatch Institute

Internship Resources


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