Environmental and Sustainability Studies Career Guide

Consider joining the Human and Public Service Career Community or any other Career Community you are interested in!

Past Internship Sites:

  • Urban Roots
  • DB Schenker
  • Kalamazoo Nature Center
  • Boerner Botanical Gardens
  • PJ Hoffmaster State Park
  • Annis Water Resource Institute
  • West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC)
  • Ottawa County Parks & Recreation
  • Hope Garden
  • Waiahole Nursery & Garden Center

Where Alumni Have Landed

The first graduating class of ENS majors is coming soon!

In the meantime, here are a few jobs an ENS graduate might be interested in:

  • Farm Manager
  • Garden Director
  • Natural Resource Manager
  • Sustainability Coordinator
  • Resource Recovery Specialist
  • Park Supervisor
  • Environmental Compliance Coordinator

Student Organizations to Consider

Study Abroad Programs

Develop some of these technical and professional competencies to be successful:

  • Communication and team work
  • Understanding of environmental issues
  • Data management and analysis tools (e.g., GIS, CADD, and regulatory/compliance software)
  • Decision making and problem solving
  • Technical writing
  • Compliance and regulation laws
  • Familiar with lab equipment
  • Skills with writing or working with grants

Graduate & Professional Programs

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Page last modified December 12, 2022