Career Resources

Career Services

  • Academic Job Search
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Interviewing for Academic and Non-Academic Positions
  • Interviewing for Research and Teaching Appointment

Green Careers

The movement for a sustainable economy has begun to reach beyond traditional conservation, environmental protection, and natural resource management institutions. With training in the principles of Environmental Studies and in environmentally-related disciplines such as geography, biology, and economics, you will find employment opportunities in numerous sectors of the government, private research firms, non-profit organizations, consulting firms, and industrial companies.

University of Colorado students should contact Career Services early in their academic careers for advice about job prospects and applications. Career Services Handout

Career Planning Guides

Online Resources

Many resources are available online to help individuals interested in environmental careers.

Additional Environmental Jobs Resources


The Environmental Studies Program office has a small library of career books that can be browsed, including Opportunities in Environmental Careers, The ECO Guide to Careers that Make a Difference, Sunshine Jobs, and 100 Jobs in the Environment.