Career Guide to UNL Majors - Environmental Studies

Learn about the career paths of UNL students and recent graduates.


  • Assistant Scientist, Olsson Associates
  • Community Forestry Assistant, Nebraska Forest Service
  • Environmental & Safety Coordinator, Tri-Con Industries
  • Environmental Restoration Tech, Village of Glenview
  • Extension Field Technologist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Greenhouse Assistant, Urban Trail Gardens
  • Hydrologic Technician, U.S. Geological Survey
  • Inventory Handler, Best Buy
  • Lab Technician, Midwest Laboratories
  • Lens Tech, Novartis
  • Member, FEMA Corps
  • National Drought Mitigation Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Outside Sales, Lanoha Nursery
  • Program Specialist 2, NE Dept of Environmental Quality
  • Regulatory Chemist, Pace Analytical
  • Service Deptarment Manager, Cycle Works
  • Sustainability Associate, Cleaner Greener Lincoln
  • Wildland Firefighter, United States Forest Service
  • Wildlife Technician, Northern Arizona University

Further Education

  • Cytotechnology Program, University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Environmental Science and Policy, Indiana University
  • M.S. Natural Resources, University of Vermont
  • MA Geography, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Master of Agronomy-Plant Pathology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Master's Community & Regional Planning, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Master's, University of Louisiana
  • Masters, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Master of Science, University of Cincinnati
  • MS of Energy, Technology, & Policy, Humbolt State University
  • PhD, University of Kansas
  • Water Biogeochemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


  • Environmental Health Waste Section Intern, Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Dept
  • Environmental Science Intern, Nucor
  • Integrated Management Technical Assistant, NE Dept of Natural Resources
  • Integrated Water Management Planner Assistant, Nebraska Dept of Natural Resources
  • Intern, Advocacy and Organizing Dept, Planned Parenthood of the Heartland
  • Intern, USGS
  • Intern, Joslyn Institute of Sustainable Communities
  • Intern, Olsson Associates
  • Pathways Intern, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

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