Careers and Internships in Environmental and Health Sciences

a winter expeditionEnvironmental and health sciences majors graduate with a wide range of skills that make them competitive in many related fields. From biology to outdoor education to health science, the career possibilities for EHS majors are extensive. Here are some industries recent EHS grads have worked in:

  • Fish and wildlife
  • Waste treatment
  • Land management
  • Environmental education
  • Government
  • Publishing
  • Marine biology
  • Higher education
  • Forestry
  • Fitness
  • Zoos
  • Nutrition
  • Physical therapy
  • Adventure travel
  • Recreational therapy
  • Athletics coaching


For more detailed information about possible career paths and to learn about what recent EHS graduates have done, go to "What Can I Do With A Major In. . .?"

Additionally, there are many internship opportunities available to JSC students throughout the course of your time here. You can register at JSC Job Bank or visit the Advising & Career Center for more information.