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Employers of Environmental Studies majors in VA

Environmental scientists and specialists use their knowledge of the natural sciences to protect the environment and human health. They may clean up polluted areas, advise policy makers, or work with industry to reduce waste. Environmental scientists and specialists work in offices and laboratories. Some may spend time in the field gathering data and monitoring environmental conditions firsthand. Most environmental scientists and specialists work full time. Environmental scientists and specialists need at least a bachelor’s degree in a natural science or science-related field for most entry-level jobs. The median annual wage for environmental scientists and specialists was $63,570 in May 2012. Employment of environmental scientists and specialists is projected to grow 15 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. Heightened public interest in the hazards facing the environment, as well as the increasing demands placed on the environment by population growth, is expected to spur demand for environmental scientists and specialists.

Conservation Scientists
Manage, improve, and protect natural resources to maximize their use without damaging the environment. May conduct soil surveys and develop plans to eliminate soil erosion or to protect rangelands. May instruct farmers, agricultural production managers, or ranchers in best ways to use crop rotation, contour plowing, or terracing to conserve soil and water; in the number and kind of livestock and forage plants best suited to particular ranges; and in range and farm improvements, such as fencing and reservoirs for stock watering.

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health
Conduct research or perform investigation for the purpose of identifying, abating, or eliminating sources of pollutants or hazards that affect either the environment or the health of the population. Using knowledge of various scientific disciplines, may collect, synthesize, study, report, and recommend action based on data derived from measurements or observations of air, food, soil, water, and other sources.

Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in environmental science.

Hydrologists
Research the distribution, circulation, and physical properties of underground and surface waters; and study the form and intensity of precipitation, its rate of infiltration into the soil, movement through the earth, and its return to the ocean and atmosphere.

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Company City State
The Nature Conservancy
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Fairfax County Virginia
Environmental Mgmt Dept
CB&i Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc.
CB&i Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc.
Aecom Technical Services, Inc.
Aecom
Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc.
Esri
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Small & Disadvant
Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Protection Agency
The Navy United States Department of
Navy Environmental Health Ctr
Conservation International Foundation
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
State Water Control Board
County of Arlington
Water Pollution Control
Rector & Visitors of The University of Virginia
Environmental Science
The Army United States Department of
Environmental Division
IMS Environmental Services, Inc.
Hepaco
Marstel-Day, LLC
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Hydrogeologic, Inc.
County of Arlington
Water Pollution
Research Management Consultants Inc.
Rmci
National Wildlife Federation Inc
Wsp Environment & Energy, LLC
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Denq
County of Arlington
Dept of Environmental Services
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
US Army Corps of Engineers
Institute For Water Resources
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Exxonmobil Research and Engineering Company
Exxonmobil
Ramboll Environ US Corporation
Ramboll Environ
Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc.
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Titan Erosion Control, Inc.
City of Roanoke
Water Pollution Control
Project Performance Company LLC
George Mason University
Dept Envmtl Science & Policy
The Cadmus Group Inc
Hgs, LLC
Angler Environmental
Tetra Tech, Inc.
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
The Navy United States Department of
Naval Environmental & Preventi
Virginia Department of Health
Office Environmental Hlth Svcs
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Dept Envrnmntl Qlty- Wtr Div
Rector & Visitors of The University of Virginia
Department of Envr Sciences
Trout Unlimited, Inc.
Engineering & Environment, Inc.
National Recreation and Park Association, Incorporated
N R P A
Skeo Solutions , Inc.
Agviq, LLC
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