Change the world, literally. Environmental studies provides you with a foundation for any number of career paths with roots in nature. Bring your light to an environment in need of change, whether that is in government or gardening.

Lawrentians can go on to pursue careers in environmental law, consulting, policymaking, technical innovation, wildlife management, international development, teaching, natural resource management, and food science.

They can also earn advanced degrees in geological sciences, environmental management, landscape architecture, environmental law, and public & environmental affairs.

Examples of recent employers

  • Wisconsin Department of Agriculture 
  • Resource Conservation Alliance
  • G.E.
  • Frontier Society for Environmental Exploration
  • Center for Earth Leadership

Examples of recent graduate programs

  • Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs
  • Duke University - Environmental Management
  • Stanford
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