Degree, Skills or Experience Needed for Beginning a Job in this Field:
Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science (or, depending upon specific field of concentration, Bachelor of Science degree in Biology or Chemistry).
Kinds of Work Available to Graduates in this Major:
An ever-expanding range of career choices is open to Environmental Science majors at the B.S. level. Many Environmental Science majors will go on for advanced training in graduate or professional schools.
Potential Hiring Institutions:
Local, state and federal government agencies, manufacturing firms, legal firms (environmental law), utility companies and industries, non-profit organizations, waste and toxic disposal companies, environmental restoration companies, environmental consulting firms.