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Employment Data

Employment Data

Employment Data

Employment data

Alumni employment outlook

93% of BA/BS graduates are currently employed or in
Graduate School, with 69% of those employed working in a sustainability-related role.

† Percentages above are based upon 206 completed alumni survey responses for 2018.


BA/BS Alumni employment by sector *


  • Private Industry%63
  • Academia/Education%6
  • Government%15
  • Non-profit/NGO%11
  • Entrepreneurs%5

* Percentages above are based upon completed responses for alumni employed in 2018


Jobs our BA/BS alumni have

  • Assistant Regional Planner
  • Plant & Insect Ecology Assistant
  • Commodity Management Professional
  • Policy Manager
  • Community Advocate
  • Project Coordinator
  • Energy Data Manager
  • Regenerative Strategy Manager
  • Energy Inspector
  • Risk & Sustainability Specialist
  • Energy Solutions Specialist
  • SR HR Analyst
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Tech Product Manager
  • Sustainability and Integrations
  • Environmental Science Specialist
  • Sustainability Project Coordinator
  • Field Operations Manager
  • Sustainability Specialist
  • Innovation Coordinator
  • Manager of Sustainability Programs
  • Water Resource Specialist

Companies hiring our BA/BS alumni

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MSUS careers in sustainability

22 MSUS survey responses completed

  • Private Industry%21
  • Academia/Education%37
  • Government%21
  • Non-profit(NGO)%21
  • Entrepreneurs%0

* Percentages above are based upon completed 2017 alumni survey responses who are currently employed.

91% of MSUS graduates are employed and 78% of employed MSUS graduates have jobs directly related to sustainability with either sustainability in the title or working for a sustainability focused organization

9% of the 22 respondents are currently in Graduate School


Where Are MSUS Alumni Now?

Job Title Company
Business Development Fair Trade USA
Trade and Industry Analyst U.S. Department of Commerce
Manager Veterans Services Maricopa County Community Colleges
Project Manager Massachusetts Clean Energy Center
Environmental Undewriter Chubb
Sustainability Coordinator University of Washington Bothell
Marketing Manager Agave Farms
Sustainability Program Coordinator Northwestern University
Monitoring Analyst Sunrun
Research Associate Arizona State University

MA/MS careers in sustainability

31 MA/MS survey responses completed

  • Private Industry%35
  • Academia/Education%39
  • Government%13
  • Non-profit(NGO)%9
  • Entrepreneurs%4

* Percentages above are based upon completed 2017 alumni survey responses who are currently employed.

84% of MA/MS graduates are employed and 80% of employed MA/MS graduates have jobs directly related to sustainability with either sustainability in the title or working for a sustainability focused organization

16% of the 31 respondents are currently in Graduate School

Where Are MA/MS Alumni Now?

Job Title Company
Vice President, Operations & Sustainability Reformation
Environmental Consultant Western Environmental
Health, Safety & Environmental Engineer Honeywell
Environmental & Sustainability Planner Ascent Environmental
Water Resources Coordinator Town of Gilbert
Manager, Brand & Facility Modules Sustainable Apparel Coalition
Policy Analyst US Department of Energy
Sustainability Manager Pierce Energy Planning
Supply Chain Manager Sun Valley Solar Solutions
Sustainability Coordinator Bucknell University
Chief Operating Officer eecosphere, Inc

EMSL careers in sustainability

18 EMSL survey responses completed

  • Private Industry%36
  • Academia/Education%14
  • Government%7
  • Non-profit(NGO)%7
  • Entrepreneurs%36

* Percentages above are based upon completed 2017 alumni survey responses who are currently employed.

94% of EMSL graduates were employed and 71% of employed EMSL graduates have jobs directly related to sustainability with either sustainability in the title or working for a sustainability focused organization

Where are EMSL alumni now?

Job Title Company
Sustainability Coordinator UNC Charlotte
Education Director Keep Phoenix Beautiful
Instructor University of Calgary
Director, Global Environmental Sustainability Cummins Inc.
Vice President of Sustainability Ewing Irrigation and Landscape Supply
Sustainability Manager Georgia World Congress Center Authority
Change Agent Make It Circular, LLC
Principle Architect Mahoney Architects & Interiors
Manger of Global Member Incentives Young Living
Director of Business Development Valo Water, LLC

PhD careers in sustainability

14 PhD survey responses completed

  • Private Industry%8
  • Academia/Education%75
  • Government%8
  • Non-profit(NGO)%0
  • Entrepreneurs%8

* Percentages above are based upon completed 2017 alumni survey responses who are currently employed.

100% of PhD graduates were employed and 92% of employed PhD graduates have jobs directly related to sustainability with either sustainability in the title or working for a sustainability focused organization


Where are PhD alumni now?

Job Title Company
Assistant Research Professor Arizona State University
Sustainability Manager Pierce Energy Planning
State Regulation Senior Analyst Arizona Public Service
Research Associate National Research Council with US Environmental Protection Agency
Assistant Professor State University of New York at Plattsburgh
Founder TheSonWorks
Russell Fellow Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Adjunct Professor James Madison University
Post Doctoral Research Fellow Leuphana University
Assistant Professor US Military Academy