Bachelor of Environmental ScienceCareer
Environmental scientists find employment in consultancies, government agencies, resource management, research and education, mining, and manufacturing.
The training and the experiences provided by this degree are based on industry requirements, making our graduates highly employable.
Your work as an environmental scientist may involve laboratory work, field work, report writing, research, or any combination of these.
Typical tasks graduates perform include:
- sample collection and analysis
- waste management
- ongoing monitoring and assessment
- environmental impact assessment
- site remediation
- policy development
- cleaner production
- environmental education and training
- environmental auditing
A number of graduates are now in senior positions in several industry areas, including:
- the Environment Protection Authority (EPA)
- Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP)
- the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
- catchment management authorities
- agricultural and research agencies
- environmental consultancies
- higher education