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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Biological Chemistry

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    Study the fundamentals of Biological Chemistry with RMIT University and learn the structures, properties and functions of molecules in living systems.
  • 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.
  • Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development

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    Take this online Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development unit offered by Murdoch University in order to develop an understanding of the challenges associated with implementing renewable energy systems in developing nations.
  • 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.

Environmental news & views

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Giving back to the community: charity in the workplace

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Jobs that get you out and about

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Environmental sample resumes & cover letters

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