Environment and Geography

If you've studied Environmental Science and Geography and are wondering about your career options and how to get that all important first job, have a look at the following information for tips. If you'd like to talk anything through, come in to see a careers adviser who'll be pleased to help.

What career options are there with my environmental science degree?

Environmental Science and Geography are almost synonymous with issues that are currently debated all over the world at political and socio-economic level, including global warming, melting ice caps, GM food crops, pollution, deforestation, energy saving, oil spillages, earthquakes and abnormal weather.

What else can I consider?

Here are some examples of other careers that you may want to consider with a degree in either Environmental Science or Geography:

  • Environmental practitioner
  • Energy manager
  • Meteorologist
  • Photogrammetrist
  • Remote sensing scientist
  • Logistics and distribution manager
  • Cartographer
  • Soil scientist
  • Landscape architect
  • Town planner
  • Toxicologist

Where can I find employment, agencies and work experience?

Getting work experience, honing the skills employers want and gaining employment is very important for any student. Here are some sites to help you:


Further information

It is very important for students to find out as much as possible about their chosen sector of work and keep up to date with the latest developments.The following sites may be useful for this purpose and could also act as excellent resources for coursework:


The information above aims to answer the most frequently asked questions by Environment Science and Geography students and graduates.