Environmental Science Careers
A bachelor of science degree in Environmental Science can lead to numerous and rewarding career opportunities in industry, Environmental Engineering and Consulting firms, state and federal regulatory agencies, non-profit organizations, and academia. Environmental Science positions are diverse and may involve a combination of laboratory work to go onto graduate or professional school (i.e. medical school). With our science based curriculum, our students are highly employable in environmental science and other areas.

Job Responsibilities include:
Environmental monitoring and sampling
Soil conservation
Land-use planning
Waste management
Water Quality
Wetland delineation
Decontamination
Revegetation of disturbed sites
Environmental education

Career Titles include:

Environmental Restoration
Natural Resources Management Specialist
Environmental Scientist
Environmental Analyst
Environmental Consultant
Environmental Soil Scientist
Environmental Educator
Environmental Planner
Regulatory Specialist
Biological Science Technician
Field Technician
Ecologist
Forest Ranger
Air and Water Quality Manager
Project Manager
Soil Conservation Technician
Environmental Health Specialist
Water Monitoring Specialist
Water Quality Specialist or Technician
Wastewater Plant Operator
Wetland Scientist

Sampling of companies/organizations that have hired ENSC grads:

Langan Engineering and Environmental Services
GreenVest, LLC
TRC Companies, Inc. – New Jersey
Bartlett Tree Experts
Cederville Engineering – North Coventry, PA
Crawford Environmental Services – Roanoke, VA
Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC)
ECS
Zannino Engineering
Soil Consultants Engineering
AmeriCorps
TNT Environmental
Wetland Studies and Solutions
General Electric
VA Department of Environmental Quality
Enviro-Utilities
American Water Works Association
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
AmeriCorps
Balzar & Associates
Western Skies Strategies
Cardno ATC
James River Association
TRC Solutions
US Geological Survey
US Forest Service
National Park Service
Tetra Tech
Joyce Engineering
ERG
USDA-NRCS
Williamsburg Environmental Group