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University of Minnesota, Crookston
Environmental Sciences Careers
The U.S. Department of Labor projects significant growth in selected food, renewable energy, and environmental jobs through 2018. Read more >>> Projected growth 22.1% in state of Minnesota for entry-level positions 704 openings between 2006 and 2016 specifically for environmental science 10,789 openings between 2006 and 2016 in the life sciences 202 openings in soil and plant sciences, all of which our graduates would be qualified for among others
Graduates would be prepared for a broad range of positions: Environmental protection specialist Environmental coordinator Physical scientist (environmental) Industrial hygienist Water quality manager Environmental research associate Environmental laboratory and field technician Environmental specialist Environmental program manager Project biologist/environmental specialist Environmental health and safety specialist Environmental, occupational, and safety officer Environmental project manager Geologist/environmental scientist Environmental professional Consultant Emergency manager/environmental professional Geologist/engineer/environmental specialist Risk assessor/environmental restorer Environmental educator Project manager Scientist at agrichemical or pharmaceutical development company Ecotoxicologist Aquatic scientist Storm water specialist Forest carbon specialist Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) Specialist
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About Our Program
Katy Smith, Ph.D., an assistant professor in both the environmental sciences and biology majors at the U of M, Crookston details the six different areas of emphasis students can choose from within the environmental sciences degree.
Meet some of our alumni and current students and listen to what they say about their University of Minnesota, Crookston experience.
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