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Below are sample lists of careers and majors commonly associated with Environment. Please remember, many careers do not require a specific major; rather, employers are often more interested in the experiences you have had and the skills, interests, abilities, and strengths you have developed through these experiences that enhance your academic program. Use the links below to explore careers and majors.

If you need help organizing information, you may find the Majors Research Guide and/or Occupational Research Guide beneficial. The career coaches at the University Career Center are also available to help you explore your options. You can schedule an appointment online or by calling 785-864-3624.

Majors:

Anthropology

Atmospheric Science

Biology

Biochemistry

Chemistry

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Environmental Studies

Geology

Geography

Petroleum Engineering

Political Science

Public Administration

 

Careers:

Activist

Administrative Officer

Agronomist

Air and Water Quality Manager

Anthropologist

Archeologist

Archivist

Atmospheric Researcher

Biological Anthropologist

Biotechnologist

Cartographer

Chemical Engineer

City Housing Manager

City/County Manager

Climatologist

Collection Manager

College Administrator

Community Development Director

Community Relations Specialist

Conservator

Contract Negotiator/Compliance Officer

Computer Scientist

Conservation Biologist

Conservation Officer

Construction Consultant

Construction Engineer

Consultant

Cultural Anthropologist

Cultural Resource Manager

Demographer

Design or Development Engineer

Diplomat

Earth Scientist

Ecologist

Educator

Emergency Services Manager

Environmental and Land Use Planner

Environmental Educator

Environmental Geochemist

Environmental Geologist

Environmental Manager

Environmental Scientist

Exhibit Designer

Field and Lab Technician

Field Equipment Specialist

Fish and Wildlife Biologist

Fish Hatchery Manager

Flood Manager

Food & Drug Inspector

Foreign Affairs Specialist

Forensic Scientist

Forester

Satellite Data Analyst

Science Writer

Seismologist

Soil Scientist

Special Librarian

Storm Specialist

Stratigrapher

Wastewater Treatment Chemist

Water Purification Chemist

 

Geographic Information Systems Specialist

Geologist

Geophysicist

Geotechnical Engineer

Horticulturist

Hydrogeologist

Hydrologist

Hydrometeorologist

Instrumental Technician

Insurance Claims Investigator

Laboratory Technician

Legislative Analyst

Librarian

Lobbyist

Marketing

Mathematical Technician

Medical Technologist

Meteorologist

Mineralogist

Museum Exhibit Designer

Naturalist

Oceanographer

Organic Chemist

Outdoor Education Specialist

Paleoclimatologist

Paleontologist

Park Ranger

Petroleum Geologist

Planetary Geologist

Professor

Public Affairs Specialist

Paleoanthropologist

Park Guide

Physical Anthropologist

Project Development Officer

Public Relations Specialist

Radar Geophysicist

Range Management Specialist

Real Estate Appraisal

Recreation Manager

Refuge Manager

Research Scientist

Researcher

Restoration Ecologist

Tour Guide

Transportation Commissioner

Teacher

Technical Writer

Transportation Manager

Urban Forester

Urban and Regional Planner

Volcanologist

Water Quality Control Technician

Water Quality or Conservation Specialist

Water Resources Engineer

Weather Correspondent

Weather Forecaster

Wetlands Ecologist

Wildlife Inspector

Writer

Zoologist or Marine Biologist

 


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