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

  • Energy and the Earth's Environment

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    HECS-HELP, FEE-HELP

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    Energy and the Earth’s Environment provided by RMIT University will give you an understanding of the production, transmission and usage of energy.
  • Master of Sustainability and Climate Policy

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    FEE-HELP

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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.
  • Climate Policy

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    FEE-HELP

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

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    FEE-HELP

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    Participatory Sustainability is an online unit offered by Curtin University, equipping students with theoretical knowledge and skills to carry out deliberative democracy processes.
  • Individual Project

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    FEE-HELP

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    Individual Project is an online unit provided by Curtin University with the aim of equipping students with comprehensive research skills.
  • The Changing Environment

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    HECS-HELP, FEE-HELP

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    The Changing Environment provides a comprehensive introduction to environmental science.

Environmental news & views

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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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