Success of Graduates

   Upon graduation, students will be prepared to enter the job market working in environmental science laboratories; state, county, and local governmental agencies; consulting firms; and environmental advocacy organizations. Successful students will be prepared, and are encouraged, to pursue graduate studies in the sciences, natural resources management, environmental planning and public policy. Entry to law schools with environmental law programs is another viable alternative.


The areas of waste cleanup, air and water quality monitoring, resource recovery, and regulatory compliance offer good job prospects. Entry level jobs can be found under a wide array of titles. Recent graduates of Marist are working in the following areas: soil conservation, laboratory manager, water quality monitoring, site assessment for an environmental consulting firm, environmental analyst, geographic information systems technician. Examples of companies or organizations where Marist graduates are currently working are: