Career Options

Check out these websites for information on job opportunities in the field of Environmental Studies.

The Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education: job listings for residential outdoor schools and other environmental education programs, in California only www.aeoe.org/jobs/

Biology Jobs.com: "Created as a targeted resource for job seekers and employers in the Life Sciences, BiologyJobs.com allows job seekers who register to use online tools to create a resume, post an existing resume, search job openings in the Life Sciences, create matching agents and receive e-mail notifications relating to opportunities in the Life Sciences." www.biologyjobs.com/

Cyber-Sierra's Natural Resources Job Search: posted job openings in environmental conservation, education, policy and research www.cyber-sierra.com/nrjobs/

DevNetJobs.org: "the complete portal for international development jobs" www.devnetjobs.org/

Earthworks: a job listings Web page, with ability to post resumes www.earthworks-jobs.com

Ecological Society of America: nationwide job opportunities in a variety of fields www.esa.org

Education Vacancies: career opportunities in the United Kingdom and other resources for teachers and educators http://www.education-jobs.co.uk/

EE Association of Washington - Jobs and Internships: Internship and employment opportunities in Washington state www.eeaw.org

Environmental Career.com: extensive listings of job opportunities, training opportunities and other resources http://environmentalcareer.com/

Environmental Career Opportunities: lists of conservation, natural resource, environmental policy, legislation, advocacy, outreach, engineering, outdoor, education and internship opportunities www.ecojobs.com

Environmental Careers Resource Guide: Designed for U.S. EPA staff for presentations to high school students. Includes links to a series of fact sheets on specific career tracks (environmental science, policy, communications, etc.). http://www.epa.gov/region09/hrmb/career/intro.html

Environmental Education Programs: Guides to residential and day EE programs around the U.S., EE jobs, and Teaching Credential and Environmental Education degrees in California. Directories can be ordered online for hard copies or PDF files (via e-mail). Current links are also provided for most resources. http://raincloudpub.com

Environmental Jobs and Careers: job postings, employer locator, federal positions, law firms, nonprofit organizations and resume resources http://www.ejobs.org/

EPA Internet News Brief: Information and links to jobs within the EPA, NOAA and UNEP www.epa.gov/careers/stuopp.htm

Experience-Based Learning Jobs: "An exclusive location for organizations and individuals in the outdoor profession to post information about employment opportunities and individuals seeking employment." This section specifically targets Experiential Education, Adventure Education, Ropes Challenge Course, Adventure Programs and other like programs. www.ebl.org

GreenBiz.com: Offers a wealth of free resources for mainstream companies seeking to align responsibility with business success. Includes daily news and columnists, tools and reports, backgrounders on business environmental topics, and annotated directories of organizations, Web sites, government programs, mentoring programs, award programs, events, books, and free job and resume listings. http://www.greenbiz.com

Green Dream Jobs: job postings sorted by type, skill level and region from SustainableBusiness.com (allows users to post job announcements) http://www.sustainablebusiness.com/jobs/

Greenpeace: Employees work to stop climate change, conserve ancient forests and protect the global commons. Professionals in all fields are needed for the organization to be successful. www.greenpeace.org

Idealist: Search nationally or internationally for jobs and internships in the nonprofit sector. Idealist also offers a daily e-mail update of job and internship postings. http://www.idealist.org/

Jobs at Brooklyn Botanic Garden: lists positions available at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden as well as internship and fellowship opportunities http://www.bbg.org/abo/helpwanted.html

Job Seeker: Provides complete vacancy information in two issues each month. In addition to job listings, information on environmental education careers, job search advice and career planning resources are published when space permits. (subscription required) www.jobseeker.net/home.cfm

Outdoor Action Guide to Outdoor/Environmental Careers: A career guide with information on types of careers, jobs newsletters, graduate programs in EE and environmental job leads (no positions posted). Provided by Princeton University. http://www.princeton.edu/~oa/jobs/careeroe.html

Outdoor JobNet: For employers and people seeking employment. Post/view a job, post/view your resume. The detailed search tool allows you to search by organization, region in North America or keyword. Provided by the Outdoor Network. www.outdoorindustryjobs.com, www.coolworks.com, www.adventuresportsonline.com, www.oapn.net

SEEK (Sharing Environmental Education Knowledge): Minnesota's Interactive Directory of Environmental Education Resources. "The SEEK directory works as a clearinghouse for all types of environmental education resources, from articles to lesson plans, from performances to displays, and many more." http://www.seek.state.mn.us/

The North American Association for Environmental Education: includes an environmental education job posting board, with opportunities worldwide http://www.environetwork.com

The Teva Learning Center: Programs for students from Community, Conservative, Orthodox and Reform Jewish Day Schools throughout the Northeast. Site offers link to job network and assists organizations/individuals in finding potential employees/employers in the Jewish environmental field who are committed to making the world a better place. http://www.tevacenter.org/

UBIQUITY Environmental Job Search: annotated list of sites and practical job search strategies www.ag.ohio-state.edu/~envjobs/

United States Department of Agriculture: a government agency with specializations in farm management, food distribution, food safety and food prices www.usda.gov

United States Environmental Protection Agency: a large government agency developed to manage the nation's environment and natural resources www.epa.gov

United States Fish and Wildlife Service: responsible for collecting analyzing data on migratory birds, endangered species, key species and humans. Includes programs for conservation and education. www.fws.gov

USDA Forest Service: a government agency responsible for managing and protecting the forests in the United States, manually and through policy www.fs.fed.us

WFSC Jobs Board at Texas A&M: The Jobs Board serves as a clearinghouse for jobs, internships and volunteer positions in every aspect of the biological sciences, with an emphasis on conservation and the environmental field. With daily updates, the Jobs Board lists hundreds of positions at any one time, ranging from the activist to the academic. http://wfsc.tamu.edu/jobboard/index.htm

Worldwatch Paper 152: Working for the Environment: A Growing Source of Jobs, by Michael Renner, 2000. This publication can be ordered online in PDF format or hard copy from World Watch Institute. www.worldwatch.org/taxonomy/term/33