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After Graduation with an Environment Science Degree

After Graduation …Environmental Science Students Do Great Things!

The Environmental Science Major at SMSU prepares students for a variety of jobs and careers. Examples of places our students have gone to work and jobs they’ve gotten include:

  • Program Manager, Washington County Public Health & Environment
  • Environment & Safety Specialist at a power plant in Iowa
  • Environmental Health Specialist
  • Pollution Control Specialist, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
  • US Fish and Wildlife Service in Huron, SD
  • Fisheries technician at Wyoming Game and Fish Department
  • Minnesota Soil and Water Conservation District in Morris, MN
  • Education & Communications Associate, Minnehaha Creek Watershed District
  • Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, Willmar Office
  • Soil Conservation Technician
  • Environmental Engineering firm, Wenck Associates, Inc , in Woodbury MN
  • Upper Sioux Agency, Park Ranger
  • Glacial Lakes National Park, Assistant Park Manager
  • Water Quality Specialist at Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Department of Water Resources
  • Centrol Crop Consultants
  • Covance Pharmaceuticals, Madison WI
  • Animal Presenter at Blank Park Zoo, Iowa

Other students have chosen to go on to graduate school. Places and programs our graduates have gone to school are:

  • University of Minnesota at Mankato, MS in Wetland Ecology
  • Alaska Pacific University, MS in Environmental Education
  • St. Mary’s University, MS in GIS
  • Portland State University, MS in Environmental Science
  • University of Virginia, Environmental Science PhD program
  • University of Montana, MS in Geosciences
  • University of MN, Duluth, MS in Geology
  • University of Hawaii, Manoa, Civil and Environmental Engineering, MS program

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