What are some jobs in the Environmental Science field?
I am interested in pursuing Environmental Science as a career, but also want to be able to travel while at the job. Do you have any job positions that combine both career and travel? career travel careers job traveling environmentalscience
John Medeiros MS EHS
Environmental Science careers can be very rewarding. I have seen people that do a great deal of travel locally because most employers will be engineer firms, government agencies, or private sector environmental companies. Because most companies handle a specific region you will most likely be limited by the needs of the employer. Sure there are national and international employers who will hire people for specific jobs but those can be highly competitive. Start networking now because they might be more about who you know than what you know.
If you are seriously looking to travel world wide as an environmental profession I suggest the following steps:
John recommends the following next steps:
There are many options in the area of Environmental Science. The important thing for you to do is to determine which would most closely match with your personalty traits.
Getting to know yourself and how your personality traits relate to people involved in various career opportunities is very important in your decision making process. During my many years in Human Resources and College Recruiting, I ran across too many students who had skipped this very important step and ended up in a job situation which for which they were not well suited. Selecting a career area is like buying a pair of shoes. First you have to be properly fitted for the correct size, and then you need to try on and walk in the various shoe options to determine which is fits the best and is most comfortable for you to wear. Following are some important steps which I developed during my career which have been helpful to many .
Ken recommends the following next steps: