Career Outlook

The DC area is the highest paying region for Environmental Scientists and Specialists in the US, with a regional mean salary of $115,000, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (2018), which projects 9% job growth through 2028.

  • CEG Solutions
  • Fulbright Program
  • ICF International
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • Mapistry, Inc.
  • National Wildlife Federation
  • Nichols School
  • Potomac Conservancy
  • RK&K
  • Terrain
  • University of DC
  • University of South Florida

See more about Environmental Science alumni career outcomes.

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Positions Recently Obtained by AU ENVS Graduates

Program Coordinator for One Million Students Program at One Million Lights

Legislative Assistant at US Senate

Development Associate at Friends In Service Helping

Coordinator at Global Sustainability & Corporate

Responsibility at Tiffany & Co.

Sustainability Outreach Coordinator at Duke University

Project Manager at Greenspring Energy

Account Manager and Energy Efficiency Consultant at Engineered Systems and Energy Solutions, ES2

Project Scientist at NGE (Pittsburgh based geological engineering firm)

Summer Associate at Pure Energy Partners

Editor at "The Muse"

Analyst at BlackRock (science and technology trust)

Graduate Student at Yale University

Casting Producer at America's Got Talent at FremantleMedia

Media Planner at BasisMedia GmbH

Scientific Integrity Intern at Union of Concerned Scientists

Market Manager at South Durham Farmers' Market

Engagement Management Specialist at Opower

General Office Administrator at American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence

Science Teacher at Teach For America

Staff Assistant at Emerging Europe at Institute of International Finance