Career Questions tagged Environment

How can I better my chances to get my dream job (environmental photojournalist)

I want to work for national geographic, but have heard that it is VERY competitive. What can set me apart and make me more appealing to them for me to achieve my dreams? #environment...

#photojournalism

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Active Jan 11 at 03:01 AM

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Kevin Ly | Higher Education Professional Hi! First off, what a great dream career! As you noted, ...

How much biology is required in environmental engineering?

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Active Aug 13 '18 at 11:56 PM

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Posted by Layna A.’s Avatar Layna A.
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DAVID WEBER | ATKINS If you take a high school biology and later in college ...

Is there still age discrimination in the workforce?

I have read that for people over 50 it is hard to find a job. What are the chances of me finding a good job after graduation based on my age? #discrimination, #experiencevsyouth #experience #workforce...

#environment

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Active Nov 18 '18 at 12:11 AM

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Mr. Ernst Constant III | Either fall or grow! Hi Claudette,<h1>I can tell you from what I have seen from ...
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Anne Harvey | Environmental Scientist at Philadelphia Water Department Field work can be tough, but if you like working outdoors ...

What are the rewards of pursuing a double major?

I am passionate about environmental issues, and would like to use business to become a part in solving that problem. My university does not have a "green" business degree as some schools do. At this point I am intending to pursue a business major with an environmental science minor. I am...

#environment #environmental-science #double-major #business

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Active May 15 '18 at 11:54 AM

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Posted by Jennifer N.’s Avatar Jennifer N.
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Marina Cubias-Castro | Environmental Engineer at U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Jennifer,I think one advantage of a double major is that you ...

can someone in ontario with computer science field answer this please

What does a typical day looks like for them? How do they believe their field of work impacts the environment (i.e. e-waste generation, lowering usage of resources, etc.)? (see rubric for more guidance in how to direct this question) What schooling did they complete in order to do their job?...

#canada #environment #computer-science #biology

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Active Jul 30 '18 at 03:22 AM

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Is it worth earning higher than a bachelor's when pursuing a career in environmental engineering?

I plan to get a bachelor's degree in environmental engineering for sure, but would it be worth the time, money($40K/yr at the school I am looking at), and effort to work towards a master's or PhD? #engineering #environmental-engineering #money #debt #degrees #bachelors-degree #bachelorsdegree...

#environmental-science #career-paths #masters-degree #phd #environment #environmental #career-planning #career-path #mastersdegree #career-plan

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Active Apr 11 '18 at 02:21 PM

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Posted by Abigail C.’s Avatar Abigail C.
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Peter Sturtevant | Retired Civil Engineer Abigail:In my 42 years as a Civil Engineer, working almost exclusively ...

What career would suite my interests?

Hi everyone, I am 24 years old and have completed many courses, traveled and worked a few jobs. I now want to start studying towards a #degree but I have no idea what degree field to study. To get a degree in South Africa is expensive so I want to make the right choice. My interests...

#interests #prospects #psychology #business #food #travel #environment #career #hospitality

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Active Sep 10 '18 at 07:09 AM

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Posted by Dayne V.’s Avatar Dayne V.
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Tina Lao | Senior Associate (Assurance - Financial Services) at PwC ... Hi Dayne, excellent question. I think a lot people are wondering ...

Do you think that enthusiasm can be key to destressing and having a fulfilling life perspective?

A teacher in my class the other day mentioned that enthusiasm and positivity are extremely valuable in increasing life span as well as good mood. I have been attempting to remain more and more positive during my college application process and last year of high school. I personally feel that...

#environment #positive #fulfillment #enthusiasm

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Active Feb 08 '18 at 11:16 PM

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Lauren Glazer | Food Safety and Quality Assurance Of course! Positivity goes a long way. Feeling self-assured, confident and ...

Can I become an Wildlife Biologist by majoring in Biology (Environmental Science)?

It's my dream. #environment...

#animals

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Active Mar 09 '18 at 11:28 PM

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How can I become a environmental/wildlife enforcement officer?

My ultimate goal is to become an environmental enforcement or wildlife enforcement officer for Environment and Climate Change Canada. I have so many questions about this position (what's the hiring process like? what is a typical day in the job? what is the pay? do I have to relocate to...

#environmental-compliance #environment #law-enforcement #environmental-services #environmental

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Active May 15 '18 at 07:09 AM

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Tonya Lagrasta, EP | Sustainability, Social Impact, Resiliency & Engagement Hi there, I have attached a link for you. I have ...
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Tess Amen | Associate Ecologist at Wetland Resources, Inc. Hi Joanna, I had the same question as I worked through ...

How many different careers can you go into with a degree in environmental chemistry?

I have had an ongoing research project for 4 year now and have decided that I want to go into environmental chemistry. I know of a few careers to look at for the future but I am not sure of all of my options. I want to pursue a career that I love and can have fun with. #environmental-science...

#environment #world #science

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Active Nov 03 '17 at 02:51 AM

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Anika P. Norwood, MPH, CHES | Seeking a Supervisor / Mid-Level positions in Public ... There are 10 careers you can do in Public Health

Where is the best area to live that will offer me the best opportunities as an accountant?

I'm very interested in pursuing my interests and becoming an accountant, but I need to figure out where to start. Some careers offer better opportunities in different places around the world, for example a fashion designer shouldn't live in Missouri because they won't have as big of a market as...

#environment #accounting #business

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Active Apr 01 '18 at 01:11 AM

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Posted by Logan A.’s Avatar Logan A.
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Delwin Hinkle | Valuations at Fannie Mae Logan: What do you enjoy when you aren't working? If you ...

As an environmental engineer, do you feel as useful as you thought you would before you chose the career?

The reason I'd like to pursue a career in environmental science is because I am genuinely passionate about being educated about the ways in which I can improve our environment. I'm curious as to whether or not most environmental engineers fulfill this passion during their careers....

#environmental-science #environment #environmental-engineering

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Active May 30 '18 at 02:47 PM

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Mark Hibbs P.E. | Co-Founder at STEMentor This is a bit of a loaded question. In my career ...

For those interested in pursuing a career in ecology and evolutionary biology, what types of jobs are available that involve working in the field with real organisms?

I have always been very interested in biology and animals, so when I discovered the ecology and evolutionary biology major at most prestigious schools, I thought it would be perfect! However, I know that I am a very hands on learner who would prefer to be out in the environment as opposed to at...

#environment #biology #ecology #animals #environmental-services #field-work #evolutionary-biology #animalscience

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:47 PM

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Posted by Sedona R.’s Avatar Sedona R.
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Tess Amen | Associate Ecologist at Wetland Resources, Inc. As an Associate Ecologist at an environmental consulting firm specializing in ...

What are some effective and progressive jobs in the environmental sustainability field?

My major is in environmental science. I am striving to really change the world as much as I possibly can in this field, making huge changes toward environmental sustainability and creating more positive effects on humankind's ecological footprint. Thanks so much! #environmental-science...

#make-a-change #environmental #environment #sustainability #ecological #earth

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:45 PM

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Posted by Emma J.’s Avatar Emma J.
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Bradyn Freeman | Independent Contractor at Lyft I have a perspective for you. I am graduating in a ...

Why is it that only a small amount of colleges have a material science major?

I live in southern California and noticed that only a small amount of colleges offer material science as a major. This confuses me not only because that's what i want to major in, but also the fact that this career can solve many environmental problems. #science #environment #materials-science...

#materials-engineering

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:43 PM

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Taylor Zhao | Program Manager Hi Kimberly! This might be because its more of a graduate ...

What career choices are offered?

When studying for a degree in environmental engineering, what sorts of career choices open up? #career-choice #environment...

#environmental-engineering

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Active May 27 '18 at 11:43 PM

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Posted by Myranda K.’s Avatar Myranda K.
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DAVID WEBER | ATKINS state agency - each state has a Dept of Environmental Protection ...

How difficult is it to become an environmental engineer if you're currently studying Environmental Science?

Currently studying earth and environmental science, but I am curious if I could do environmental engineering with my degree as a career. #environmental-science #environment #environmental-engineering...

#environmental-services

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Active May 28 '18 at 12:03 AM

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Posted by Jocelin G.’s Avatar Jocelin G.
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Olivia Achuko | Environmental Engineer You are definitely on a right track. With your environmental science ...

Hai. I am Keerthana. Merits and Demerits of starting a new business

Hai. I am Keerthana. Can u Help me about Merits and Demerits of becoming a Business man / Starting a business? What are the areas should be careful when working as a business Man #business #educator #mentoring #environment #business-idea...

#business-owner

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:37 PM

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Posted by Keerthana U.’s Avatar Keerthana U.
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Donald Knapik | VP/ Founding Member at DO iT, LLC Hundreds of businesses are started each day across the globe. They ...

It is often thought that business growth and environmental growth cannot go hand in hand. However, this is not true, it is just a topic that has been little explored yet. What background would I need to pursue in college to encourage this?

I believe that industry has a whole has the power and minds to start the clean revolution. Creating products that not only don't hurt, but are beneficial to the environment is not easy, and requires a lot of different perspectives. If I want to grow up and start businesses that not only don't...

#management #finance #social #environment #spanish #busines #non-profit

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:29 PM

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Posted by Julia A.’s Avatar Julia A.
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Drew Mena Great question and so glad to know you're concerned about these ...

What is the job market like for people with environmental studies degrees?

After college, what kind of place will I be in job wise? #college-major #job-market...

#environment

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:25 PM

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Posted by Madison D.’s Avatar Madison D.
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Trisa Thompson | Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility at Dell Inc. the job market for environmental studies is getting better and better ...

What can I do with an environmental science degree?

I am so passionate about the environment, and believe climate change is the most important issue. But after studying the environment, how can I turn that into a job? #science #biology #job-search #environment...

#climate-change

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Active Sep 14 '17 at 03:44 PM

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Posted by Sarah O.’s Avatar Sarah O.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Sarah, I don't know the particulars about the Environmental Science degree ...

What are the steps that a virologist under goes to investigate an unknown virus?

My interest career wise is investigation. I'm less than 3 months away to start my bachelors degree in Biology and I have been thinking into what branch I'll be delving in to once I finish it. One of them is virology. I understand that this studies the deseases that viruses cause in an organism....

#biology #chemistry #environmental-science #virology #microbiology #environment #laboratory #life-sciences

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Active May 30 '18 at 04:30 PM

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Posted by Cristian S.’s Avatar Cristian S.
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Anjana John | BS Biology/ Biological Science, Penn State University Hello Christian, Biology is a wonderful major that you can learn ...

Would a BS degree in Environmental Engineering help me with my career goal to be a Director of a Water Treatment Plant?

I am currently enrolled in the Water Technology Program at my high school and hope to graduate high school with my General AA from the community college as well as my class C water operator's license. I am trying to decide on my university and major for after I grudate. #in #field #water...

#career #science #environment #engineering #college #career-counseling

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Active Jan 24 '18 at 07:21 PM

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Posted by Allyson F.’s Avatar Allyson F.
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DAVID WEBER | ATKINS yes...you could also go into consulting engineering or be Director of ...

What specific skills do an environmental scientist need to have?

I am wondering if I should start looking at internships or specific programs as aneeded up-coming high school senior. #internships #environmental-science #high-school-classes...

#environment

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:19 PM

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Posted by Chanté L.’s Avatar Chanté L.
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Ivy Edmonds-Hess | Supervising Environmental Scientist/Sr Project Manager at Parsons Brinckerhoff Environmental science is a very broad field and you can go ...

Is this a good plan of action for a major in environmental science?

I was told by a family friend that the best thing to do with an environmental major is to begin by working for the state government, and then after getting more experience, work for businesses doing such things as environmental impact tests. Is this good advice? #science #environmental...

#environment #environmentalism #ecology

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:18 PM

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Posted by Joshua S.’s Avatar Joshua S.
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Marina Cubias-Castro | Environmental Engineer at U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Hi Joshua, The places you choose to work in, with an ...

What kind of jobs and careers do people enter after studying conservation biology?

Is it common for people to work for the national parks and government, or is there another source of jobs? #biology #environment #ecology #nature-conservation...

#habitat-restoration

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Active Oct 23 '17 at 07:27 PM

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Posted by Hailey  M.’s Avatar Hailey M.
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Michaella Munyuzangabo | Solution Specialist: helping companies improve their supply chains ... I'm from Canada and found this website: http://www.eco.ca/career-profiles/conservation-biologist/#related-careers They showcase different ...

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