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In the field of environmental science, how relevant will a Ph.D or Master's degree be?

I just finished my undergraduate career and will be entering into a Master's program this fall (2016). I am attempting to figure out whether a Master's degree is sufficient to begin a career or if it would be better to persue a Ph.D immediately after the graduate program. I know it's a little...

#environmental-science

icon-country-tagsUnited States of America

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

icon-country-tagsUnited States of America

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...

#environmental-science #science

icon-country-tagsUnited States of America, Global (all countries)

How much would college in a foreign country affect my academics?

I had a friend who was a foreign-exchange student in my high school and I would love to go to college in her country. Their culture and customs are very intriguing to me and I would love to have firsthand experience but wouldn't want to if I would have too many issues learning. I would be...

#environmental-science #foreign-exchange #foreign-languages

icon-country-tagsUnited States of America, Norway

What are some ways to become active (more) in the field of entomology?

I am a student in environmental sciences with a huge passion for pollinators, specifically bees and butterflies. I currently am the leader for the campus pollinator and native species garden, I have helped a variety of individuals build these sort of gardens from scratch, attended every lecture...

#entomologist #environmental-science #beekeeping #gardening

icon-country-tagsUnited States of America

What are some of the best ways to network as a student?

I am attempting to make my presence known, I guess, outside of my university and connect with different groups that I think perhaps I would like to work for. What are some of the best ways to do this? Are there specific events that would be better for me as an environmental science major? Is...

#environmental-science #social-networking #networking

icon-country-tagsUnited States of America, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

What certifications would be beneficial to pursue for an environmental scientist/biologist?

I know that just pursuing my degree and having it will likely not be enough for me to stand out to potential employers. I was wondering what sort of certifications or training would be beneficial to me, not just for finding a job, but as a scientist in general. What would you recommended? Thank...

#environmental-science #science #biology #certifications #training

icon-country-tagsUnited States of America, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

What are some ways you can build confidence in public speaking, specifically for teaching?

I have around 7 years experience (or so) in tutoring, and I am pretty comfortable educating individuals and very small groups. However, I am considering pursuing an educators license and becoming a science teacher. I am not very confident in speaking in front of a group of more than 5 people at...

#environmental-science #teacher-training #professor #public-speaking #teacher

icon-country-tagsUnited States of America

Is pursuing a master's degree or higher worth it?

I currently pursuing my Bachelor's degree in environmental sciences, and I originally was going to pursue a master's and a Ph.D. after its completion. However, in speaking to advisors, classmates and a couple of individuals in related fields, I have become hesitant about my original plan. With...

#environmental-science #higher-education #graduate-school #masters-degree #phd

icon-country-tagsUnited States of America

What does the typical day of an environmental scientist look like?

So, I understand that it a very, VERY broad field. But, I am curious as to the range of jobs and daily activities associated with working within the environmental sciences/biology/geology? Thank you! #environmental-science #biology #environmental-geology #geology...

#ecology

icon-country-tagsUnited States of America, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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