On this page you will find information about careers pursued by Environmental Studies majors, skills Environmental Studies majors develop and career-related Web sites relevant to the major. Visit the department page to learn more about the Environmental Studies program.


It is important to remember that your major does not determine what your career will be. With a liberal arts education, YOU, not your major, will determine your career path.

Example job titles of Dickinson alumni who majored in Environmental Studies include:

  • Climate Policy Specialist
  • Ecologist
  • Geographic Information System Technician
  • Research Director
  • Watershed Coordinator

Career-Related Skills

Chesapeake Bay Foundation - Jobs and Internships with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. 

CoolWorks - All kinds of Resort jobs. 

Cyber-Sierra's Natural Resources Job Search - Provides jobs search advice and links to job posting sites with opportunities broken down by field.

Ecological Society of America - Posts ecology’s most up-to-date job opportunities. 

Environmental Career Opportunities - Explore job opportunities in environmental advocacy and outreach in the west/central US.

Environmental Careers Organization - Search jobs and long-term well-paid internships. Most internships require a completed or nearly completed bachelor's degree. 

Environmental Careers World - Job listings that you can filter by location.  Various career positions in a number of environmental fields.

HAZWOPER Training  FAQ - Information on how to become certified to work with hazardous materials. This is a minimum requirement for most entry-level consulting positions.

National Park Service Jobs - Browse job opportunities in national parks, camps, state parks, and more.Envirolink - A good site for finding resources for a wide range of environmental issues, including identifying organizations that may offer opportunities.

Pennsylvania Dept. of Environmental Protection - Features current headlines in environmental news, reviews of recent public participation, an issue directory of the DEP, and much more. Link to internships and jobs by clicking on the online services button.

Princeton University Outdoor Action Guide to Outdoor and Environmental Careers - Job resource guide from a workshop on environmental and outdoor careers.

Student Conservation Association - Conservation & field work jobs.

For additional career resources and links, please visit the Job Search Web Link page.