Career Options

There are many routes you can take with your degree in Ecology. Here are a few of them with some examples:

Corporate Biology (greenification of industry)Bioinformatics

Eco-tourism

Environmental Ethics

Environmental Impact Assessments

Alberta Environmental Protection 
Alberta Research Council 
Federal Government 
Private environmental consulting companies 
Private industry

Environmental Interpretation/Communication

National Parks
Private
Provincial Parks 
Zoos/Aquaria/Arboreta

Calgary Zoo
Devonian Botanical Garden 
Vancouver Aquarium

Environmental Law

Environmental Law Centre

Environmental Law Enforcement

Alberta Environmental Protection 
Canadian Wildlife Service 

Department of Fisheries and Oceans 
Environment Canada


Forensic Biology
Environmental Policy

Further Education

Computer Applications (e.g. GIS) 
Graduate School
Teaching

Landscape Planning

Non-governmental Organizations

CIDA 
UN

Program Development

Managing Wildlife Populations and Conservation

Alberta Fish and Wildlife 
Canadian Wildlife Service 
Ducks Unlimited 
The Nature Conservancy 
Zoos/Parks

Pest and Disease Management

Agriculture Canada 
Alberta Fish and Wildlife
Canadian Forest Service
 
City of Edmonton

Protected Areas Management

Alberta Environmental Protection 
Parks Canada

Research

Alberta Research Council 
Canadian Wildlife Service 
University of Alberta

Scientific Illustration