Environmental Career Links
Are you considering changing your career?
Perhaps a career in the environmental field is for you. Opportunities in
the environmental field are strongly driven by environmental regulation
and enforcement, much of which is done at the state level. There can be
considerable differences between states, so you may want first to
figure out where you would like to work. Then find out about the
The following information may help you explore careers in the
environmental field. If you find new sites that you particularly like
or have questions I can help with, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Books: For $17.95, you can get The Complete Guide to
Environmental Careers in the 21st Century from Island Press, ISBN 1-55963-586-X.
Check their web site at http://www.islandpress.org.
Education at UD: Courses related to the environment offered at
UD include ground water, water resources, environmental geology, ecology,
tosicology and many others. The
entire UD course catalog is on the web through the UD webpage: http://www.dbq.edu/academics/catalog.cfm.
Correspondence Courses: The best known of the environmental
education programs offered without actually being present on a college
campus is the IRIS program from Wright State. Check out their
web site at http://iris.wright.edu.
Summer field courses, similar to traditional geology field camps, are
also available. Again, checking the web is a good place to start.