We'll support you as you search for employment after graduation. You can use Career Services' Huskies Get Hired database to explore jobs and internships for NIU students and alumni. Career Services also provides an online career exploration tool.
Your education doesn't have to end with graduation. There are many ways to continue developing your professional expertise, such as pursuing professional training and certifications, joining professional associations and networking with other professionals
Pursuing professional training and certifications can increase your job options and help you stand out to employers:
The environmental studies program allowed me serve on the NIU Sustainability and Climate Action Planning Task Force as a student representative for the university’s first sustainability and climate action plan. The opportunity was life-changing and introduced me to potential careers in sustainability.Anthony Capezio, philosophy major, environmental studies minor
Expand your network by joining a professional organization. You can also receive other benefits, such as access to seminars and conferences. Explore associations and job boards for your area of interest.
These articles and websites will help you transition into a rewarding and successful career.
There are many job listing websites you can use in your search for employment in the environment/sustainability field.
Someday, I would love to be part of a business that’s genuinely trying to do some good for the planet. I’m excited to pursue this goal and do something that benefits Earth — and the people on it — through my education here at NIU.Em Myers, environmental studies major