Environmental Science Graduate
At STEM Graduates, we help organisations find candidates for the latest environmental science graduate jobs. Whether you’re looking for a conservation role or for a job in an environmental consultancy, we can help you get that all important step on the career ladder.
Environmental graduate schemes and jobs can be found all over the country and in large multinational companies, SMEs, charities and in the public sector. Graduate jobs in environmental science can be competitive, therefore having a specific degree can be a real bonus when applying to environmental agencies, consultancies and building services. If you need some advice on how to write a job-winning CV, then take a look at our blog.
What can you do with an environmental science degree?
As an interdisciplinary field there are a wide range of job roles in environmental science, and as our impact on the environment becomes ever more important, this sector is set to grow. The type of environmental science roles that graduates typically land in include:
- Environmental scientist
- Environmental consultant
- Water quality scientist
- Environmental education officer
- Marine biologist
- Sustainability consultant
- Waste management officer
- Energy engineer
- Environmental health practitioner
Many of these roles can be found in industries such as energy, agriculture, mining, oil and gas, consultancies, charities, horticulture, NGOs and with government agencies. As environmental science is a competitive market, it is always beneficial if you already have work experience – whether that’s through volunteering, an industry placement through your university or through internships or summer jobs.
Whichever route you are looking to take with your environmental science degree, there are many transferable skills you will have gained through your degree, which include;
- Research skills
- Analytical problem solving
- Confidence in gaining arguments from different standpoints such as scientific, ethical and philosophical perspectives
- Communicating complex technical data to peers and the public
- Numerical and IT skills
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