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Employment Data

Employment data

Alumni employment by sector

BA/BS careers in sustainability

135 BA/BS survey responses completed

  • Private Industry%47
  • Academia/Education%23
  • Government%14
  • Non-profit(NGO)%13
  • Entrepreneurs%4

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

88% of employed BA/BS graduates have jobs directly related to sustainability with either sustainability in the title or working for a sustainability focused organization

8% of the 135 respondents are currently in Graduate School


Where are BA/BS alumni now?

Job Title Company
Assistant Logistics & Operations Manager Amazon
Supply Chain Analyst PepsiCo-FritoLay
Sustainability Planner City of Lakewood (CO)
Greenlight Coordinator Uber Technologies Inc
Energy Analyst US Department of Energy
Sustainability Manager Aramark
Water Resources Specialist Arizona Department of Water Resources
Market Research Analyst NRG
Program Analyst Ecova
Transportation Planner AECOM
Supply Line Manager Intel
Program Coordinator Zero Waste Department, ASU

MSUS careers in sustainability

21 MSUS survey responses completed

  • Private Industry%35
  • Academia/Education%12
  • Government%18
  • Non-profit(NGO)%18
  • Entrepreneurs%17

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

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

5% of the 21 respondents are currently in Graduate School


Where Are MSUS Alumni Now?

Job Title Company
Zero Waste Specialist City of Phoenix
Project Development Coordinator Adventure Scientists
Co-founder Second Nature Sustainable Solutions Consulting
AZ Environmental Services City of Tempe
Community Manager eecosphere, Inc
Project Coordinator Lionakis
Project Administrator Massachusetts Clean Energy Center
Research Associate The Trust for Public Land
Associate Project Manager Verdical Group

MA/MS careers in sustainability

32 MA/MS survey responses completed

  • Private Industry%44
  • Academia/Education%33
  • Government%15
  • Non-profit(NGO)%7

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

13% of the 32 respondents are currently in Graduate School

89% of employed MA/MS graduates have jobs directly related to sustainability with either sustainability in the title or working for a sustainability focused organization

Where Are MA/MS Alumni Now?

Job Title Company
Energy Analyst US Department of Energy
Program Administrator City & County of Denver
Project Planner Kimley-Horn & Associates
Water Conservation Specialist Town of Gilbert
Sustainability Manager Pierce Energy Planning
Sustainability and LCA Analyst Thyssenkrupp
Research Manager University of British Columbia
Sustainability Coordinator Saint Mary’s College
Sustainability Associate University of Maryland Office of Sustainability
Chief Operating Officer eecosphere, Inc

PhD careers in sustainability

23 PhD survey responses completed

  • Private Industry%9
  • Academia/Education%68
  • Government%14
  • Non-profit(NGO)%9

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

91% 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
Assistant Professor State University of New York at Plattsburgh
National Risk Management Research Laboratory U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Assistant Professor Purdue University
Program Manager Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives
Associate Professor James Madison University
Sustainability Specialist City of Flagstaff
Director of Research and Innovation St. Paul’s University
Regional Economist The National Commission for the Knowledge and Use of Biodiversity

EMSL careers in sustainability

53 EMSL survey responses completed

  • Private Industry%53
  • Academia/Education%11
  • Government%13
  • Non-profit(NGO)%8
  • Entrepreneurs%15

* Percentages above are based upon completed alumni survey responses.

EMSL is a program designed for professionals who are already employed. 85% of EMSL graduates have been able to continue work on their sustainability capstone projects with their employer after graduation.

“Our employee has not only advanced our sustainability program but has taken his new skillsets and improved other business processes throughout the enterprise.”
~ Chief Financial Officer for a global transportation & logistics corporation


Where are EMSL alumni now?

Job Title Company
Energy and Sustainability Manager San Mateo County Community College District
Sustainability Coordinator University of North Carolina – Charlotte
Architect and Urban Planner City of Tempe
Energy and Sustainability Manager City of Huntington Beach
Director of Fixed Sites American Red Cross
Director of Global Environmental Sustainability Cummins, Inc.
Vice President Wells Fargo
Senior Director of Recycling & Technology Development Republic Services
Chief Financial Officer Phoenix Art Museum
Chief Executive Officer Adcem Pharmaceuticals
Environmental Compliance Coordinator Banner Health
Business Analyst for Clinical Services UnitedHealth Group
Business Development Manager SmithNovak
Sustainability Manager Georgia World Congress Center Authority
Alliance Lead for Middle East and North America Accenture
Senior Process Engineer Bayer
Director Resource Innovation and Solutions Network Nigeria
Vice President of Sustainability Ewing Irrigation Products
Field Team Operations Lead Mechanic Lockheed Martin
Legislation/Congressional Affairs Specialist Social Security Administration

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