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Paige C. Aug 31, 2017 398 views

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...

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Connor H. May 30, 2017 551 views

What are some careers should I research?

My plan right now is go to a junior college for two years, get an AA, then either go to a local (CA) university or state school and take part in an exchange program to France, or directly sign up for university in France. The reason why I am focused on France, is because I really love the...

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Yogesh S. May 04, 2016 695 views

What are the qualifications should be attained to become a biologist?

Hello! I'm Yogesh. I'm interested to become a biologist. But, I have several doubts in achieving my goal. So, please tell me the right way to become a biologist. college science college-major scientist environmental-science...


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Brian M. Mar 28, 2017 988 views

I'm currently a Biology, Wildlife&Conservation Science, and Film major. Should I switch to engineering, computers, or something along those lines?

I'm currently a Biology, Wildlife&Conservation Science, and Film major. I'm mildly regretting not majoring in computer science, engineering, or something along those lines, but I'm already a junior. I'm performing poorly in my classes lately...I'm a smart person, I've just been unmotivated...

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Emma N. Oct 31, 2016 585 views

Major and Minors regarding environmental science

I am thinking about majoring in Environmental Science with a minor in film and a minor in business. Does this seem absurd? film...


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Israt A. Oct 30, 2016 817 views

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....

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Israt A. Oct 30, 2016 712 views

What's the typical day of an environmental engineer like?

I'm interested in becoming one, but I hope it's not centered around anything boring, like paperwork. engineering environmental-science...


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Zachary T. Oct 30, 2016 547 views

Do you see a lot of cross-over in the areas of expertise of people with different Earth Science degrees?

There are many different degrees relating to Earth Science, like Geophysics, Applied or Near-Surface Geophysics, Geochemistry, Geology, pure Earth Science, etc, and different colleges offer different ones. I know that there are technically differences between them, but I also know that...

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Zachary T. Oct 30, 2016 414 views

Do political and industrial motives significantly influence the types of research conducted by Geophysicists and the impacts of the results they find?

I have always been interested in the environment and especially in geology. The amount of information that an experienced geologist can deduce from aspects of the local strata and environment is amazing to me, and I want to use that information to help people live safely and harmoniously...

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Emily K. Oct 28, 2016 369 views

What kinds of career options are available to those who study Environmental Science? Should a student choose another minor or emphasis?

As a high school senior I am discovering my passion for science and the environment. I want to study hard and earn the grades to attain a successful career, but I don't know the types of jobs to begin preparing for. I would appreciate some advice as to what I should expect when I graduate...

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Alexandra L. Oct 28, 2016 594 views

Would you recommend pursuing grad school for someone who wants to work with animals in the wild or in conservatories?

I want to either research animals in the wild, or work with injured or endangered animals in a conservatory. Do you think I could pursue this with an undergrad degree in biology or zoology, or would I need to continue on to grad school? science biology research animals...

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Adriana C. Oct 27, 2016 2178 views

What is a day in the life of an Environmental scientist like?

I am curious if all Environmental Scientists have the opportunity to explore the outdoors to obtain samples and gain knowledge out in the field for their researches. environmental-science environmental-engineering sustainability...


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Adriana C. Oct 27, 2016 2725 views

What is the main difference between an Environment Engineer and an Environmental Scientist?

I am genuinely interested in the well being of the environment. I want to major in one of these two, but still have not decided between the two. college-major environmental-science environmental-engineering...


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Bailey A. Oct 26, 2016 504 views

What is the most important thing to keep in mind when beginning a career in environmental science?

I would like to major in environmental science and enjoy hearing input from professionals in the field....


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Bailey A. Oct 26, 2016 698 views

What is the best advice you have for someone going into the Environmental Science field?

I would like to major in environmental science, and love hearing input from professionals about the field. science environmental-science...


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Alyssa C. Oct 25, 2016 833 views

How do you think the increasing environmental issues of the planet will impact the field of environmental science and studies?

I have been interested in studying the environment since my freshman year in high school when I took my first environmental biology class and wonder how the ever increasing issues that the environment today is facing will end up changing various parts of the study. For example, job...

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Emma J. Oct 23, 2016 595 views

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...

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Lydia H. Oct 23, 2016 652 views

What does it take to become an ecologist?

I'm considering pursuing this career. environmental-science...


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Lydia H. Oct 23, 2016 827 views
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Myranda K. Oct 18, 2016 747 views

Environmental Engineering

What sort of impact (direct or indirect) does environmental engineering have on more local environments? environmental-science environmental-engineering...


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Sharlene M. Sep 07, 2016 642 views

Are there any courses, besides the general major/minor courses that would be helpful for combining public health, biology and environmental science?

I'm considering combining these three topics and I would like to have more information with regards to the combining of the subjects. biology environmental-science...


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Jocelin G. Aug 24, 2016 989 views
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Thomas L. May 26, 2016 662 views

What sort of jobs can you get with a Civil Environmental Engineering Degree?

This is my major and I would like to know from a professional what it's like to find a job that fits with their degree. engineering engineer civil-engineering environmental-science...


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Yu-Wei H. May 20, 2016 520 views

Is it difficult to get in a job that involves environmental sciences or wildlife management?

I'm really into environmental sciences, but I worry that there will be limited job positions for me in this field. Can anyone point out if it's easy to find a job with these two topics, or should I go into research instead? environmental-science...


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Yu-Wei H. May 20, 2016 591 views

Can someone fill me in on what exactly Environmental Engineers do?

I am crazy about environmental sciences, but I'm not sure whether to go towards environmental engineering or environmental sciences. Im not clear as to what exactly does these two majors lead to and what they do specifically. Thank you! environmental-science...


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charles F. May 19, 2016 762 views

What does an Epidemiologist actually do?

I am a college student looking for guidance, I wish to see if this field is worth pursuing. professor health masters phd environmental-science...


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Jacob R. May 19, 2016 661 views

What to do??

I am trying to decide between studying environmental science and athletic management. What are some pros and cons to each field that you might be able to tell me about. I'm hoping to be introduced to ideas I haven't thought about. science management environmental-science athletics...


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Thomas V. May 18, 2016 442 views

Is working for an NGO or a Government entity more useful for helping enact a positive change and gain practical experience?

My undergraduate research used data from both governmental and non-governmental agencies to assess local water quality. I wanted to know which route would provide me with better experience?...