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You've done your research, created a network, and beefed up your resume. Now it's time to hit the job market. The list below shows some organizations that often recruit IU graduates from environmental majors. This list also shows some organizations where recent environmental graduates have gone to work. Remember that an education in these majors can prepare you for a number of careers.

Potential Employers

  • Work for Good
  • Dow AgroSciences—Chemist and Biotech positions
  • Culture Systems Inc.—Lab and Production positions
  • Cargill—Chemist positions
  • Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.–Environmental positions
  • Fields Environmental
  • Doe Run
  • Astral Diagnostics, Inc.,
  • Honeywell
  • US Army
  • Aerotek
  • Citizen’s Climate Lobby
  • CH2M

Job Search Sites

These sites post jobs that may relate directly to the environment. Remember to use these sites in addition to your network of people to maximize your chance of finding good opportunities. Many of the professional associations listed in the Meet People tab will post industry-specific jobs. Look for a page titled “careers,“ “jobs,“ “employment,“ or “opportunities.“

  • Engineer
  • Scientist
  • Nature
  • Animal
  • Global Warming
  • Analysis
  • Health
  • Environmental Protection
  • Sustainability
  • Green

Organization & Company Research Resources

When you're preparing for a job interview, it pays to do your research. Use the resources here to learn about an organization's history, business, and culture. Once you have a good understanding of what the company's about, formulate a list of questions to ask during your interview. This will show your interviewer that you're genuinely interested in the job and give you a deeper understanding of what to expect if you're hired.

IUB Library's Collection of Company Research Links

  • What are your experiences dealing with environmental issues?
  • What leadership positions have you taken in school or in work that would help you contribute to this position?
  • What do you think the status of the world will be in 6 years?
  • Are you interested in going to graduate school?
  • Have you had any experience / what is your knowledge on NGOs?

Insider Tips

  • Learn as much as you can about the current state of the environment and keep up with legislation and the news.
  • Follow the companies/organizations you are interested in on LinkedIn.

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