Bright future for green careers
Experts predict that students hoping to work in careers related to the environment and sustainability will find a wide range of opportunities available to them.
If you are interested in finding a match between your current interests and the working world, check out the mapping tool on ECO Canada’s website http://www.eco.ca/training/career-profiles/. You can do a full skills and interest inventory of occupational profiles that will help you make a more informed decision about post-secondary and career options.
Top occupational areas for environmental professionals include environmental health and safety, waste management, site assessment and reclamation, and communications and public awareness. Such careers are both challenging and personally rewarding.