University of Wisconsin–Madison

Environment, Natural Resources & Wildlife

What does it mean to work in fields such as Environmental Planning/Conservation, Sustainability, Resource Management, Remediation/Compliance, Quality Assurance/Control, or Wildlife Management/Care? Where should you be looking to gain experience to build your career path in these directions and what types of skills are most valued? Meet with a career and internship specialist to discuss how your liberal arts and science degree can translate to a career in Environment, Natural Resources, & Wildlife.

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Employment of conservation scientists and foresters is projected to grow 7 percent from 2014 to 2024, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Heightened demand for American timber and wood pellets will help increase the overall job prospects for conservation scientists and foresters.

Occupational Outlook Handbook: 2017
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    ENVIRONMENT

    Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

    Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

    University of Minnesota

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

    Epic

    U.S. Forest Service

    Teach for America

    Wisconsin Department of Transportation

    Peace Corps

    City of Madison, WI

    State of Wisconsin

    Wisconsin Department of Health Services

    Google

    NATURAL RESOURCES

     Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

    U.S. Forest Service

    University of Wisconsin-Extension

    University of Minnesota

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

    Wisconsin Department of Transportation

    USDA-NRCS

    American Family Insurance

    Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

    ERM: Environmental Resources Management

    USAID

    US Environmental Protection Agency

    Stantec

    Arizona State University

    WILDLIFE

     Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

    U.S. Forest Service

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)

    U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

    The Nature Conservancy

    Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

    University of Minnesota

    Dane County Humane Society

    National Park Service

    Colorado State University

    University of California, Davis

    Madison Metropolitan School District

    National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

    Iowa State University