Environmental Careers

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.

You can also access employment postings on our blog and view current job openings at NIU.

Building Professional and Job-search Skills

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

Training and Certifications

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

Professional Associations

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.

Job-hunting Resources and Tips

These articles and websites will help you transition into a rewarding and successful career.

U.S. Government Job Websites

Contact Us

Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability and Energy
325 Montgomery Hall
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: 815-753-1814
Email: envs@niu.edu
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