There is a demand for employees and leaders who know what sustainability is and understand its complexity, understand how to approach problems and solutions, and know how to work with and draw from different disciplines. By engaging a breadth of knowledge and experience, and by acquiring the skills to integrate various domains of knowledge, sustainability students prepare themselves for a variety of careers.
Recent interest in sustainability within business and government has created new employment opportunities – in positions like sustainability coordinators, directors, and managers. School of Sustainability graduates may assume positions in industry, consultancy, utilities, regulatory agencies, nonprofits, governmental agencies and nongovernmental organizations. Graduates are prepared for admission into strong graduate and professional schools.
Since the School of Sustainability's inception, our graduates have gone on to new jobs across the nation at a variety of companies, nonprofits, universities, and organizations. See where they've ended up and where you can go.
Students with a sustainability degree have skills that apply to virtually any field or profession, although advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Thinking of pursuing a degree in sustainability? Here are some of the jobs you might consider:
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