Please visit the ECO Canada to learn about Environmental Career Profiles.  ECO Canada is an excellent resource for current Environmental related employment in Canada and internship information.

Our Environmental Science graduates have been and continue to be 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 and a number of graduates have chosen to proceed to these higher degrees

The following are some of the positions currently held by graduates of the Environmental Science program:

The Private and the Environment Industry

  • Field Technician, City of Ottawa
  • Manager, Environmental Services.  The Ottawa Hospital
  • Research Manager, Centre for Sustainable Watersheds, Big Rideau Lake
  • International Coordinator, Cantox Health Services, Rideau Lakes
  • Marine and Environmental Lawyer, St. John’s Newfoundland
  • Contaminant Hydrogeologist, Atomic Energy Control Laboratories, Chalk River
  • Environmental Hydrogeologist, Inspec-Sol Inc., Kingston, Ontario
  • Senior Science Advisor, Central Consulting Services Inc., Gander, Newfoundland
  • Senior Research Associate, TerraChoice Environmental Services Inc., Ottawa
  • Data Manager, Cold North Wind Inc., Ottawa
  • Channel Marketing Officer, Union Gas Inc., Toronto
  • Conservation Ecology, on-line journal
  • Software Developer, IBM, Toronto
  • Innovative Management Solutions Inc., Ottawa
  • GIS Analyst (USA)
  • Director, Nature Conservancy Canada
  • Environmental Consultant, Kilgore and Assoc.
  • Consultant, Morrison Hershfield
  • Restoration Ecologist, City of Port Moody

Government of Canada

Environment Canada

  • Junior Physical Scientist, Environment and Climate Change Canada
  • Biologist, Canadian Wildlife Service
  • CITES Scientific Authority, Canadian Wildlife Service

Health Canada

  • Policy Analyst, Tobacco Control Program
  • Pesticide Re-evaluation Officer
  • Pest Management Regulator
  • Laboratory Administrator
  • Chemical Evaluator


  • Environmental Advisor Environmental Coordinator

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

  • Senior Policy Analyst
  • Environmental Management Program Officer

Agriculture and Agri-Foods

  • Environmental Research Assistant
  • Environmental Analyst
  • Biologist
  • Research Technician, Atlantic Food and Horticulture
  • Research Centre, Kentville, Nova Scotia

Industry Canada

  • Systems Analyst

Statistics Canada

  • Environmental Accountant
  • Interactive Verification Technician

Transport Canada

  • Project Manager, Marine Safety

Public Works Canada

  • Environmental Evaluation Off

Elections Canada

  • Geography Specialist

National Capital Commission

  • Environmental Officer


  • Research Fellow, Harvard University
  • Research Fellow, Cornell University
  • Master’s and Ph.D. studies at various universities including Simon Fraser Univesity, University of Guelph, York University, University of Toronto, Carleton University, University of Ottawa, University of Calgary, University of Alberta, University of Western Ontario, McGill University, University of Oklahoma
  • Teachers/Lecturers at various elementary schools, high schools and colleges in Ottawa, elsewhere in Canada, and abroad.