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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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Environmental courses

  • Sustainable Land Management

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    Sustainable Land Management is an online unit offered by the University of New England, equipping students with an in-depth understanding of effective land management and the major issues surrounding it.
  • Principles of Environmental Management

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    As a student in the Principles of Environmental Management unit from the Australian Catholic University, you will learn about diverse environments and how to properly manage them.
  • Master of Sustainability and Climate Policy

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    This online Master of Sustainability and Climate Policy course from Curtin University will provide you with advanced understanding of sustainability and climate policy issues in the context of social research and analysis.

  • Caring for Country

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    This online unit in Caring for Country, from the University of South Australia, will develop your understanding of the complex relationship between natural resources and national identity.

  • Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science)

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    Help to nurture and protect the planet with the skills you’ll gain from this online or on-campus Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science) course.

  • Graduate Certificate in Environmental Science

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    Take your environmental career to the next level in just one semester with the Graduate Certificate in Environmental Science course.

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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