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Career Resources — Environmental

Industry Overview

The environmental industry is so large due to the vast environmental needs that affect many different types of industries, municipalities, and wilderness areas. The following are sectors of the environmental industry: environmental planning, solid waste management, hazardous waste management, air quality management, water quality management, land and water conservation, fishery and wildlife management, parks and outdoor recreation, forestry, environmental regulation.

Further Education

Most entry level positions in environmental engineering require a bachelor’s degree.  Master’s and doctoral degree programs are also available in this field. There are various education and employment opportunities for students, for more information visit the Education Portal.