EBIO Career Information
The goal of the EBIO concentration is to provide students with the necessary intellectual and technological tools to access and succeed in a wide variety of careers. Students who major in EBIO have career opportunities that include fields such as conservation and natural resource management, teaching, employment at government agencies and parks, biotechnology and pursuit of advanced training in graduate school. Career options might also include working in environmental consulting and non-profits, in zoos and in natural history museums. Many recent EBIO graduates have gone on to graduate school for a MS or PhD, or entered veterinary or medical school.
Local, state and federal resource agencies
Some EBIO students use their skills and experience to find jobs with various local, state and federal resource agencies. There are a variety of ways to look for these positions. For a broad listing of ecology and environmental jobs, click here. For more specific listings:
US Government Jobs
The United States Environmental Protection Agency
US Forest Service
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Colorado Division of Wildlife
Boulder County Parks and Open Space
Live animal facilities
EBIO students who plan ahead can fulfill the requirements for a Biology Secondary Education License or may earn one after completing their degree. Students who are interested in secondary education should contact the CU School of Education.