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.

Educational Outcomes

Recent Environmental Science graduates have gone on to pursue graduate and professional school programs that include:

  • McCall Outdoor School of Science (MOSS) - University of Idaho, Natural Resources, M.N.R.
  • University of Minnesota, Earth Sciences, Ph.D.
  • Sotheby's Institute of Art, Art History, M.A.
  • Stanford University, Teacher Education Program, M.A./Teacher Certificate
  • University of Rhode Island, Chemical Oceanography, Ph.D.

Employment Outcomes

Recent Environmental Science graduates have pursued full-time employment in roles that include:

  • Corporate Engagement Team Member, The Nature Conservancy
  • CFI Forester, Menominee Tribal Enterprises
  • Sustainability Instructor, Friends of Tyron Creek State Park
  • Polarized Light Microscopist, EMSL Analytical
  • Recreation Technician, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service
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