Our career services can assist you with employment guidance and job placement.
Looking for internship or job opportunities for the summer or after graduation? Register for a career expo or browse numerous industry job boards. Career resources links below are always augmented by NC State’s campus-wide services and online tools for students seeking career placement assistance, job opportunities and guidance regarding major and career decisions.
Career Services and Resources
FER Jobs Board
Browse job and career opportunities as well as internships and co-op experiences available for current students and recent alumni.
College of Natural Resources Career Fair
Our next Career Fair will be in October 7, 2021 and will be a virtual career fair. For more information, see https://careers.dasa.ncsu.edu/fall2021-cnr-career-fair.
NC State Resources
- NC State Career Development Center
- Research experiences, jobs and internships for Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology students
- NC State Job Opportunities
External Job Boards and Career Opportunities
- Applying for Forest Service Positions – Tips for Applicants
- Environmental Science Careers
- ForestryUSA job postings
- North Carolina Conservation Network Job and Internship Listing
- Ornithology Exchange
- Paid Co-op/Internship Opportunities in Ecology, Animal & Plant Biology, and Marine Science (Maintenance by Professor Tom Frederick, Rochester Institute of Technology)
- Society for Conservation Biology job database
- Society of American Foresters (SAF) Career Center
- Student Conservation Association
- Texas A&M Wildlife Jobs Board
- The Wildlife Society Career Center
Environmental Sciences Careers
According to the Environmental Business Journal, the environmental industry in the United States is a $265 billion annual industry, involving more than 32,000 individual companies. As the world continues to acknowledge the need for responsible stewardship, environmental sectors are expected to grow, creating even more jobs in the future.
An environmental sciences degree offers graduates many employer options from public sector corporations to federal and state agencies and non-profits. Depending on the job and your training, duties in these organizations could range from performing technical field services like tracking fish or wildlife populations to conducting outreach and educational activities. Salaries vary by region, but entry-level professionals with an undergraduate degree in environmental science typically range from about $30,000 to $40,000, depending on career choice and location.
Visit some of the national job boards and specialty environmental job listing services below to find jobs near you: