Career in Environmental Science

Environmental science has been developed as a subject and also creating many job opportunities in the field of science with the increasing need of protecting the resources and controlling the various pollutions prevailing in the Environment . It is no doubt that the environment is the source of life to living beings on the earth  for providing  food, shelter,water etc., so it is our responsibility to use it properly and safeguard its valuable resources.

career in environmental science

With the increasing growth of Industrialization and urbanization the balance of environment has been being disturbed resulting in unsustainable growth and development which proves to be dangerous in the long run. So , the need for environmentalists has been in demand  in order to safeguard and protect the resources of environment by applying various techniques and following Eco friendly methods.  Hence ,their arises many opportunities for environmentalists as scientists, Professors,biologists, modelers, engineers and journalists. The more the experience you get in this subject the more the opportunities come in your career path.

Opportunities for Environmentalists in various firms which mainly deal with:   fertilizer and distilleries plants, mines, refineries, textile mills etc., requires environmental science holders for testing and developing various methods and technologies which are eco friendly.

Government firms in the field of Social and Research Development, Forest and Wildlife Management, NGOs, Pollution Control Boards, Urban Planning, Water Resources and Agriculture  hires environmentalists for protecting the resources and checking the intensity of the pollution in the environment.

One can start their career as professors in Colleges and Universities  and also can get a work opportunity in ministry of Environment and Forests as an advisor.

Some Institutes and Universities which are providing various courses in the field of Environmental Science which includes Graduate, post Graduate, M.Phil, P.hD , research programs are:

  • Aligarh Muslim University
  • Anna University
  • Awadh University
  • Andhra University
  • Babasaheb B R Ambedkar University
  • B R Ambedkar Marathwada University,
  • Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University
  • Chaudhary Charan Singh University
  • Delhi College of Engineering
  • Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya,
  • Guru Jambheshwar University
  • Jamia Hamdard University
  • Jawahral Nehru University (JNU), School of Environmental Sciences
  • Purvanchal University
  • Tamil Nadu GD Agricultural University
  • University of Jammu, Jammu
  • University of Madras
  • University of Rajasthan
  • University of Mysore
  • University of Pune
  • Visvesvarya Technological University

Hence, if you want to choose a career in the field of sciences then Environmental science is a wide subject which you can go for. All the Best.