What can I do with an ENSP degree?

Your environmental career will develop from the combination of your major, practical experience and unique personal qualities.  Take advantage of internships, volunteer opportunities, clubs, and other activities to expand and deepen your environment-related experience -- and explore these links to see where they can take you!

Career Resources

  • What can I do with this major? - Scroll down and click the the "Careers in Environmental Science" box!  Explore career titles, career-planning tips, and examples of organizations that ENSP majors could work for!  (From UMD/BSOS Career Center)
  • What can I do with a major in...? - includes applicable job titles, job and internship links, and industry information links (from UNC-Wilmington)
  • Careers in Science - great information from  Ignore the "kiddie" language -- the information, the variety of career-related images, and salary information are excellent.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - a "classic" from the US Dept of Labor, includes salary information
  • USDA 2015-2020 Job Outlook Report: Employment Opportunities for College Graduates in Food, Agriculture, Renewable Natural Resources, and the Environment
  • Emerging careers: Environmental Science:  from Pearson Education: "job prospects in this field are great, and the demand for green expertise is only growing."

Types of Careers

Life Sciences careers

Earth Systems careers

Policy & Planning careers

Environmental & Outdoor Education careers

Writing, Journalism & Publishing careers

Career Fields

Federal Government

Federal search: Plan your internship search with the federal government with these tips.

State & Local Government



Law School and Public Policy