College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Environmental Science & Policy

Alumni Careers

Entry-level positions common among ENSP alumni include:

  • Research/technical assistant - federal agencies (science)
  • Program analyst - federal agencies (policy)
  • Policy analyst - non-profit organizations
  • Environmental scientist - engineering and environmental services firms
  • Field- and/or research assistant - wildlife ecology and other sciences
  • Sustainability coordinator - in businesses and universities
  • Environmental/outdoor educator
  • Peace Corps, Americorps, and Teach for America volunteers
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After 5-10 years, many ENSP alumni continue on as:

  • Mid-level employees and/or policy-makers in governmental, consulting, and/or non-profit agencies related to environmental science, policy, or advocacy.
  • Regional/environmental planners
  • Attorneys
  • Scientific researchers
  • Public school educators
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Post-graduate destinations of ENSP alumni include:

  • Arizona State University - School of Sustainability
  • Blekinge Institute of Technology (Sweden) - Programme in Strategic Leadership Towards Sustainability
  • Columbia University - School of Journalism, School of Public Health
  • Cornell University
  • Duke University - Nicholas School of the Environment
  • Georgetown University - School of Law
  • Harvard University - School of Law, and the Graduate School
  • Johns Hopkins University - Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • McGill University (Canada)
  • Marquette University - School of Law
  • Northwestern University
  • Rutgers University - School of Planning and Public Policy
  • Stanford University
  • SUNY - College of Environmental Science and Forestry
  • University of California - Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, and Riverside campuses
  • University of Colorado - School of Journalism, School of Law
  • University of Edinburgh (Scotland)
  • University of Maryland - School of Law, School of Public Policy, and the Graduate School
  • University of Michigan - School of Natural Resources and Environment
  • University of North Carolina
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Texas - School of Law, School of Public Policy, and the Graduate School
  • University of Washington - College of the Environment
  • Vermont College of Law
  • Yale University - School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
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