Environmental Studies

What is Environmental Studies? Related Career Titles
Related Major Skills Job & Internship Search Links
Natural Resources Job Links Wildlife Job Links
Fisheries Job Links Conservation Job Links
Education Job Links Science Job Links
Career Planning Links Professional Association Links
UNCW Dept of Environmental Studies

What is Environmental studies?

Environmental studies is the science which studies the interaction between man and the environment, emphasizing the links between different subjects related to this issue, including ecology, economics, geography, geology, meteorology, politics and sociology.

If "environment" is defined as everything that surrounds us, then environmental sciences is not only about natural environments, but also about built, social, and organizational environments, and all of the relationships between them.

Related Career Titles

ecologist forest ranger environmental analyst
fund raiser air pollution analyst environmental consultant
geographer architect environmental educator
environmental lawyer environmental lobbyist journalist, author
management consultant city planner environmental planner
conservation agent natural resource specialist EPA inspector
conservationist outdoor trip leader resource economist
park ranger urban/regional planner teacher

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Related Major Skills

Summarize research findings Report results-written / verbal Analyze data
Perceiving patterns- structures Applying logic to problems Attention to details
Apply concepts Utilizing formulas Gather information
Apply knowledge creatively Define problems Assess risks
Use laboratory equipment Precision and accuracy Computer literacy
Evaluate data and results Organize and report data Inform and explain
Technical writing

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Job & Internship Search Links

Handshake -- UNCW's Online Job & Career Portal

Job Search Resources

Environmental Jobs by State

Environmental Career Opportunities

Environmental Career Opportunities Newsletter

Great Green Careers

Pollution Online


Ecological Society of America job listings


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Natural Resources

Cyber-Sierra's Natural Resources Job Search

Water Environment Federation Job Bank


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service


Texas A&M Wildlife and Fisheries: Jobs and Internships

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service


The Student Conservation Association-Internship and job listings

WWF Jobs in Conservation

Conservation Maven Job Board


Office of Environmental Education, NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources Jobs and Internships


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Career Planning Links

Candid Career Videos

Occupational Outlook Handbook

O*NET OnLine

NC Tower

Environmental Career Center

Outdoor Action Guide to Outdoor and Environmental Careers


Environmental Organizations Web Directory


Women's Guide to a Sustainable Career

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Professional Associations Links

National Association of Environmental Professionals

North American Association for Environmental Educators

The Student Conservation Association

National Environmental Health Association

Ecological Society of America

Center for Creative Land Recycling

Local Government Environmental Assistance Network

American Water Works Association

Society for Conservation Biology

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