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Careers dedicated to protecting our environment offer a range of opportunities for liberal arts students. From helping to change environmental policies to leading efforts to safeguard our water supply to spearheading campaigns to preserve natural resources, many doors are opened when students pursue a career path in environmental stewardship. Start your search by clicking the links below.

Local Jobs

Bama Environmental News - BEN —Local Environmental News, Events and Job
Alabama Association of Non-Profits - AANP —Local Nonprofit Job Posting, Conferences and Workshop

General Sites

Environmental Jobs and Careers
Green Dream Jobs: Sustainable Business Job Service
North American Association for Environmental Education
The Riley Guide: Earth, Environmental, and Water Sciences

Conservation & Preservation

National Wildlife Federation
Nature Conservancy
Sierra Club
Society for Ecological Restoration International

Water-specific opportunities

American Rivers
American Water Resources Association
American Water Works Association
Job Reservoir: Water and Wastewater Employment Opportunities
Society of Wetland Scientists

Jobs & Internships within state and federal government

State Jobs —links to all 50 states plus the top 100 newspapers in the U.S.
USA Jobs —one stop shop for federal jobs and internships
US Department of Agriculture
US Environmental Protection Agency
US Forest Service
US Fish and Wildlife Service
US Geological Survey
US National Park Service
US Bureau of Land Management

International Opportunities

CampusAccess Environmental Internships
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Internship Program
United Nations Environment Program
United Nations Human Settlement Program Internships
International Environment & Development Jobs & Internships