Environmental Engineering & Science

Environmental engineering graduate student in the laser lab

We are honoured to be one of the largest and best equipped programs in Canada.

Environmental engineers apply their knowledge of the natural sciences - chemistry, biology, and microbiology - with their expertise in engineering to solve environmental and public health related problems. As an environmental engineer, you might be involved in performing an environmental impact assessment; environmental monitoring; or designing or managing systems for water distribution and collection, water treatment, municipal/industrial wastewater treatment, solid waste handling and processing, landfill design and operation, and air emissions control.

Career Opportunities:

  • Air quality engineer
  • Environmental process design engineer
  • Solid waste or hazardous waste management engineer
  • Remediation and reclamation specialist
  • Water quality specialist
  • Water and wastewater treatment specialist
  • Policy making and consulting
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Research and development
  • Academia

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