Careers in the Environmental Sciences
Pursuing a career related to the Environment can be immensely rewarding and exciting. Studying Environmental Science teaches us to ask questions, make observations, evaluate evidence, and solve problems.

Environmental Science at Carleton is mentioned in Maclean’s 2017 program rankings.

Environmental Science graduates are continuously successful at gaining employment in industry, government and in the academic sector. The degree program is designed to be a qualification in itself and many graduates take positions in government and industry directly upon graduation. The degree is also an entry point for various graduate (Master’s and Doctorate) programs.

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Potential Hiring Institutions

  • Local, provincial, and federal government agencies (public health, parks, natural resource management)
  • NGO’s
  • Educational institutions (high schools, colleges, universities)
  • Plant and animal industries
  • Utility companies and industries