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Environmental Careers

If you are passionate about the environment and have a fervent desire to do your bit to help make the world a greener, more sustainable place, then you should consider a career that will enable you to do just that.

There are many roles out there for qualified individuals who have made the conservation and management of the environment their ideological and career priority. There are thousands of opportunities in a range of different fields – from agriculture to mining, water, utilities and conservation, both in the public and private sectors. You could work as an environmental policy officer, researcher, educator, sustainability consultant or in a health and safety role.

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  • Greenhouse Science and Policy

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    This online unit from Murdoch University provides an overview of the current scientific theories relating to global warming, including the natural and accelerated aspect of the greenhouse effect.
  • Energy Economics

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    Explore the application of economic theory to the energy sector with this online unit from Murdoch University in Energy Economics.
  • Environmental Assessment and Management

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    This online unit in Environmental Assessment and Management, from Murdoch University, explores the challenges facing environmental professionals, and demonstrates techniques, tools and practices used within environmental management.
  • Energy and Greenhouse Reporting

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    Take this online Energy and Greenhouse Reporting unit with Murdoch University to learn about a range of issues relating to reporting energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Commercial Accountability Challenges in a Global Environment

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    This online unit in Commercial Accountability Challenges in a Global Environment is provided by Swinburne University and aims to explore the link between commercial accountability, ethical business practices, and risk management. The unit will give potential business leaders and corporate employees a firm footing in the complex and dynamic economic landscape facing businesses of the 21st century.
  • GIS for Environmental Management and Planning

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    The online GIS for Environmental Management and Planning unit from Murdoch University introduces you to the tools used in environmental planning.

Environmental news & views

A lightbulb moment for Earth Hour participants

Saturday 29 March marks the 8th annual Earth Hour event, but are you in the dark about why you’ll be turning off the lights?

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Giving back to the community: charity in the workplace

Who said charity starts at home? We take a look at just a handful of the ways in which charity in the workplace can benefit employees, businesses and the community alike.

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Jobs that get you out and about

Being cooped up in an office all day isn’t for everyone. But it’s the only way to pay the bills, right? Wrong. For all you active and outdoorsy folk, there are plenty of jobs that’ll get you out and about and away from cubicle culture.

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Sustainability and the property industry

With sustainability becoming the buzzword of our times, professionals from architects to property managers are championing the cause of environmental responsibility.

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Environmental sample resumes & cover letters

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