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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

  • Decarbonising Cities and Regions

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    Decarbonising Cities and Regions is an online unit provided by Curtin University which explores ways of reducing carbon emissions on a local and regional scale.
  • Bachelor of Science (Environmental Management and Sustainability)

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    Develop the professional skills to guide businesses towards an environmentally and economically sustainable future with this online or on-campus Bachelor of Science (Environmental Management and Sustainability) course!

  • Graduate Certificate in Environmental Assessment and Management

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    Take your environmental career to the next level in just one semester with the online or on-campus Graduate Certificate in Environmental Assessment and Management course.

  • Climate Policy

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    This online Climate Policy unit provided by Curtin University introduces you to the basic science behind climate change.
  • Individual Project

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    Individual Project is an online unit provided by Curtin University with the aim of equipping students with comprehensive research skills.
  • Planning for Sustainability

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    Explore planning with the goal of meeting the needs of today without compromising the needs of future generations in this online Planning for Sustainability unit with Curtin University

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

Spruce up your CV and job applications with our free resume & cover letter samples. View all environmental templates

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