Careers

The Green Economy is coming. Will you be ready?

Transitioning to an environmentally sustainable future involves changing the ways we do business, design communities, travel, manage natural resources, and engage with the natural world. Businesses, communities, and governments need individuals who can apply the principles of environmental science to the scientific, social, moral, economic and political challenges involved.


Career Preparation:

The Arts Work Experience program provides career related, paid work experience for undergraduate students in the Faculty of Arts. Recent placement opportunities for Environmental Studies BA students have included: Conservation Intern (Edmonton and Area Land Trust), Climate Change Research Assistant (City of Calgary), Environmental Protection Student Intern (Environment Canada, Edmonton), and Assistant Environmental/Planning Advisor (ATCO Electric).

Check out BA Environmental Studies student Aaron Bertoia's view of his Arts Work Experience placement.