Environmental Studies at UVM

Life After UVM: A Sampling of ENVS Alumni Job Titles and Post-Graduate Degrees

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We've organized the positions into ten categories: Conservation & Land Management, Policy & Government, Education, Environmental Advocacy & Non-Profit, Sustainability, Food & Agriculture, Business, Media, Arts & Humanities, Environment & Health, and Graduate Degrees.

Conservation and Land Management

Agency of Natural Resources, State of Vermont, Waterbury, Vermont
Archeologist, State of Montana, Helena, Montana
Assistant, Costa Rica/Panama Program, Conservation International, Washington D.C.
Associate Director, Marketing & Development of Vermont Youth Conservation Corps, Waterbury, Vermont
Biological Technician, Anchorage, Alaska
Conservation Herpetologist, State of Vermont
Environmental Consultant, Louis Berger Group, Denver, Colorado
Executive Director, Aquidneck Land Trust
Fund Administrator, Northwest Fund for the Environment, Seattle, Washington
Hydrologic Technician, U.S. Geological Survey
Landscape Architect, Portland, Oregon
National Park Service Park Ranger
Program Director, Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance, Jackson, Wyoming
Programs Coordinator, Stowe Land Trust, Stowe, Vermont
Project Coordinator, The Nature Conservancy's ACE Basin Reserve, Columbia, South Carolina
Staff Naturalist, Chewonki Foundation, Wiscasset, Maine
Stream Team Coordinator, Friends of the Hylebos Wetlands, Federal Way, Washington
Trails Supervisor, United States National Park Service
Vermont State Parks Naturalist, Vergennes, Vermont
Wildlife Biologist/Resource Planner, Spokane County, Washington

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Policy and Government

Associate Planner, City of Albuquerque, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Associate Political Director, Seattle, Washington
Attorney, State of New Mexico
Attorney, State Tax Services, LLC
Chief Coordinator, State of Vermont, Richmond, Vermont
Coastal Policy Analyst, Narragansett, Rhode Island
Community Development Director, City of McCall
Conservation Administrator, Town of Wellesley, Wellesley, Massachusetts
Council Coordinator, Philadelphia Food Policy Advisory Council, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Environmental Analyst, City of Petersburg, Florida
Environmental Protection Specialist, White Plains, New York
Executive Director, Cortland Downtown Partnership
Floodplain Engineer, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Vienna, Virginia
Hanford Radiation Studies Project Manager, Hanford Nuclear Power Plant Richland, Washington
Legislative Affairs Specialist, Alexandria, Virginia
Marine Inspector, New Orleans, Louisiana
On-Scene Coordinator, US Environmental Protection Agency
OSHA Enforcement Officer, State of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland
Planning & Environmental Compliance Manager, Lee County Port Authority, Fort Meyers, Florida
Private Practice Attorney, Cumberland, Rhode Island
Staff Attorney, United States Courts
Stakeholder Engagement Director, U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Program, Washington, D.C.
State Legislator, Burlington, Vermont
State Legislator, South Hero, Vermont
Superior Court Judge, Vermont
Watershed Program Specialist, City of Oakland, Watershed and Stormwater Management Program
Vermont State Senator and farmer, Hinesburg, Vermont

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Associate Professor, Cape Cod Community College
Associate Professor of Environmental Studies/Executive Director of the Environmental Center, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
Associate Professor, Montana State University
Assistant Professor, Business, Bucknell University
Assistant Director of Admissions, Sterling College, Craftsbury Common, Vermont
Assistant Director of Environmental Education, Soldotna, Alaska
Assistant Director of Programs, Paddleways Sea Kayak Touring, Burlington, Vermont
Assistant Language Teacher, Chuo High School, Japan
Director/Associate Professor, Environmental Studies, Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania
Earth Science Teacher, New York, New York
Education/Groups Coordinator, Green Mountain Club, Waterbury Center, Vermont
Environmental Educator, Audubon Vermont, Huntington, Vermont
Environmental Science Teacher and Climbing Instructor, Colorado Rocky Mountain School, Carbondale, Colorado
Environmental Studies Professor, Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania
Environmental Studies/Plant Soil Science Continuing Education Instructor, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
ESL Teacher in Costa Rica, World Teach, Center for International Development at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Geography Professor, Salem State College, Salem, Massachusetts
Head of Day Camp, Camp Hochelaga
High School Science Teacher, WorldTeach
High School Science Teacher, People's Academy, Morrisville, Vermont
HR Generalist, Stanford University
Instructor, National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), Lander, Wyoming
Intern and Assistant Field Instructor, Colorado Outward Bound School, Leadville, Colorado
Middle School Science Teacher, The Montgomery School, Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
Mountaineering Instructor, Cambridge, Vermont
Nautical Science Faculty/Captain, Sea Education Association, Wood's Hole, Massachusetts
Newton Public Schools, Newton MA
Outward Bound Instructor, Santa Barbara, California
Principal, South Seneca Central School District
Political Science Associate Professor and Extension Community Development Specialist, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana
Program Associate for AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps
Program Associate, Colorado Foundation for Water Education, Denver, Colorado
Program Manager, Montana Campus Compact
Psychiatry Instructor, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reference Librarian, Southern Vermont College, Bennington, Vermont
Reference Librarian, Rogers Free Library
Research Assistant, Yale University
Sailing Coach, Sandy Bay Yacht Club
Ski Instructor, Stowe Mountain Resort, Stowe, Vermont
Special Education Teacher, Shelton, Connecticut
Speech Pathologist, Grand Isle Elementary School, Grand Isle, Vermont
Student Services Assistant/Academic Advisor, UVM
Teacher, Brunswick School Department
Teacher, NYC Department of Education
Therapeutic Wilderness Instructor, Sandpoint, Idaho
Watershed Science Educator, Salish Sea Expeditions, Puget Sound, Washington

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Environmental Advocacy and Non-Profit

Activist, Rising Tide Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
Campaign Director, Protecting the Deep Sea
CIEE: Council on International Educational Exchange
Clean Energy Advocate, VPIRG, Montpelier, Vermont
Climate Campaigner, Greenpeace, Washington, D.C.
Community Development Specialist, Community and Economic Development Office, Burlington, Vermont
Communications Associate, Global Justice Ecology Project
Community Organizer, Toxics Action Center, Montpelier, Vermont
Community Outreach Specialist, Vermont Community Loan Fund, Montpelier, Vermont
Community Services Director, Highgate Non-Profit, Barre, Vermont
Conservation Organizer, Sierra Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Director of Operations, Green Mountain Club
Director, Women's Programs at VT Works for Women
Director, We All Belong Program, Burlington's Community and Economic Development Office
Environmental Planner, Olmsted Parks Conservancy, Louisville, Kentucky
Environmentalist, Clean Ocean Action, Sea Girt, New Jersey
Food Security and Livelihood Technical Specialist, Economic Development and Livelihoods Department, Washington, D.C.
Marketing and Communications Team Leader, Student Conservation Association
Operations Coordinator, Union of Concerned Scientists, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Outreach Coordinator, Vermont Natural Resources Council, Montpelier, Vermont
Program Associate, Avodah Service Corps
Program Coordinator, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation
Regional Director, Best Buddies International, Miami, Florida
Research Associate, Greenpeace, Washington, D.C.
Senior Program Officer, Partners For Livable Communities, Washington, D.C.
Tourism Business Advisor, World Wildlife Fund in Namibia
Vice President/Program Director, Shelburne Farms, Inc., Shelburne, Vermont
Volunteer, Interfaith Youth for Climate Justice

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Acting Executive Director, Sustainable Long Island, Northport, New York
Clean Energy Fellow, Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources
Coordinator of High Performance Building Services, Harvard University's Green Campus Initiative, Cambridge Massachusetts
Director of Corporate Responsibility, Louisville Gas and Electric, Louisville, Kentucky
Editor, Platts Global Energy, San Francisco, California
Engineering Energy Analyst, Portland Energy Conservation Inc., Portland, Oregon
Field Technician, Aquaterra Technologies, Inc., West Chester, Pennsylvania
Green Building Coordinator, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
LEED Consultant, Architectural Energy Corporation, Fort Collins, Colorado
Procurement and Logistics Manager, Lumos Solar, Boulder, Colorado
Recycling Coordinator, City of Burlington, Burlington, Vermont
Sales Operation Manager, Covanta 4Recovery, Morristown, New Jersey
Senior Director of Conservation Partnerships, Sustainability Forestry Initiatives, Inc., Washington, D.C.
Solar 4 All Program Business Analyst, Public Service Electric and Gas Company, Newark, New Jersey
Stakeholder Engagement Director, U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Program, Washington, D.C.
Stewardship Associate, Middlebury College
Technical Service Project Manager, Waste Control Specialists LLC
Technical Support Manager, NRG Systems, Inc.
Vice president, Casella Waste Management

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Food and Agriculture

Co-Owner and Co-Founder of Fat Rabbit Farm, Vermont
Commodity Products Developer, Organic Commodity Project, South Orleans, Massachusetts
Council Coordinator, Philadelphia Food Policy Advisory Council, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Executive Director, Long Beach Organic, Long Beach, California
Farmer, Diggers Mirth Collective Farm, Burlington, Vermont
Farm Manager, Cave Moose Farm, organic foods
Farm Manager and Board Member, Willowell Foundation, Vergennes, Vermont
Farm Owner/Manager, Urban Roots, Albany, California
Food Security Coordinator for the Farm at the VYCC
Food Security and Livelihood Technical Specialist, Economic Development and Livelihoods Department, Washington, D.C.
General Manager, Intervale Compost Products, Burlington, Vermont
Greenhouse Manager, Skyline Nursery and Garden Center, Colchester, Vermont
Owner, Blink Coffee Company, Mesa, Colorado.
Owner, Stonebridge Bistro, Somerville, Massachusetts
Owner, The Smiling Snail, Charlotte, Vermont
Specialist in Food Gardens and Systems, Extension Family and Community Health, Oregon State University Extension Service, Clackamus County, Oregon
Vegetable Production Manager, Allenholm Farm and Orchard, South Hero, Vermont
Weed Specialist, Larimer County, Pennsylvania

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Activities Operations Supervisor, Smuggler's Notch Resort, Enosburg Falls, Vermont
Applications Manager, Living Technologies, Inc., Burlington, Vermont
Assistant Chief, Port Security Dept, Wilmington, North Carolina
Assistant Manager of Guest Services, Telluride Ski Resort Telluride Colorado
Broker with Caldwell Banker
Coates Consulting
Co-Owner and CIO (Chief Instigating Officer) of the Outdoor Gear Exchange & gearx.com
Content Director, Hanover Grants, Washington, D.C.
Development Account Executive
Director of Accounting, Birchbox
Director of Corporate Responsibility, Louisville Gas and Electric, Louisville, Kentucky
Environmental Consultant, Ecology ad Environment Inc., Portland, Oregon
Environmental Consultant, Louis Berger Group, Denver, Colorado
Environmental Consultant, Salida, Colorado
Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch and Company, San Francisco, California
Group Coordinator, Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada
Investment Consultant, TD Waterhouse, financial planning, Boston, Massachusetts
LEED Consultant, Architectural Energy Corporation, Fort Collins, Colorado
Line service technician, Signature Flight Support
Manager, Holiday River Expeditions, Salt Lake City, Utah
Manager, Norwood Farm and Craft Market, Norwood CO
Office Coordinator, Blu Homes, Inc
Owner, Kennel Rehearsal Space, South Burlington, Vermont
Owner, PT Outdoors and Kayaking, Port Townsend, Washington
Partner, Broadleaf Landscape Architects, Waitsfield, Vermont
Partner, Spahr and Dabrowski, LLC
Principal, Renaissance Development Company
Principal Project Manager, Genzyme Sanofi
Principal, DSM Environmental Services
Principal, Weissman Federal Strategies
Program Representative at EnSave, Inc.
Project Manager, Xerox Corp
Project Professional, Antea Group
Sales Operation Manager, Covanta 4Recovery, Morristown, New Jersey
Scientist, Horsley Witten Group, environmental consulting, Marstons Mills, Massachusetts
Senior Consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton Environmental Consultants, Washington, D.C.
Senior International Analyst, Alexandria, Virginia
Solar 4 All Program Business Analsyst, Public Serivce Electric and Gas Company, Newark, New Jersey
Staff Environmental Consultant, Clayton Group Services, Old Lyme, Connecticut
Vice President, Honeywell Corporation
Wastewater Engineer, Stone Environmental Corporation, Montpelier, Vermont

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Media, Arts and Humanities

Associate Rector, St. George's Episcopal Church, Topsfield, Massachusetts
Author, Methodist Minister and Director, Bridgeworks, Casper, Wyoming
Bassist, Zola Turn Band, Huntington, Vermont
Entertainer/Musician/Teacher, Fairbanks Entertainment, Jeffersonville, Vermont
Film Director, Snow Lion Productions, Crested Butte, Colorado
Freelance Broadcast Producer, Los Angeles, California
Manager/Owner, Countrylife Photography, Pawlet, Vermont
Master Puppeteer, Kids on the Block-VT, Moretown, Vermont
Membership Pastor, Christ Presbyterian Church
Musician/Recording Artist, Scarlet Shame Records, New York City
Owner, Mountain Woodworks Unlimited, Starksboro, Vermont
Owner/President, Woho Beaux Arts, Inc., interior design company, New York City
Program Associate, Colorado Foundation for Water Education, Denver, Colorado
Self-Employed Photographer, Norwich, Vermont
Self-Employed Potter, Anchorage, Alaska
Senior Researcher, MTV Network, Inc., Sea Cliff, New York
Stone Mason, Gionti Stone Works, Huntington, Vermont
Vice President of Sales, Astoria Graphics, Rye Brook, New York
Writer/Editor/Novelist, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California

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Environment and Health

Environmental Health Specialist, Essex County, New Jersey
Health Educator, North Coast AIDS Project, Eureka, California
Instructor, Environmental Health Sciences at Boston University's School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts
Takeda Pharmaceuticals, senior sales representative
Therapist, Northeastern Family Institute, Bristol, Vermont

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Some Post-Graduate Degrees Earned by ENVS Alums

(as reported by the alums)

Candidate: MA Environmental Security and Peace, specialization Climate Change
Certificate of Environmental management from UW
Doula (DONA), TEFL International
JD, Univ. of Chicago 1982
M. Phil and PhD
MA Linguistics, TESOL certification, teaching certifications (science, English, ESOL)
M.Div., M.A.R.
M.F.S. Yale FES and PhD from SNRE Univ of Michigan
M.S. in Human Dimensions of Wildlife Management
MA in Childhood Education & Special Education
MA in Education
MA in International Economics
MA in teaching, MA in school administration
Master in Public Administration
Master of Aeronautical Science
Master of Arts in Communication
Master of Marine Affairs
Master of Science in Teaching and Learning
Masters candidate- Masters of Science in Environmental Education
Masters in Library and Information Sciences
Masters of Urban and Regional Planning
MDiv, MAT (and almost done with DMin)
MEd in Environmental Education
MES and Ph.D. from Yale University
MPA Indiana University; PhD SUNY Albany (Rockefeller College of Public Affairs)
MS in Regulatory Affairs
MS in Biology, Middlebury College
MS Chemistry
MS in Community Economic Development from SNHU
MS in Environmental Education from South Oregon University
MS in International Development Studies, Social Justice and Rural Economic Development
MS in Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management
MS in Plant and Soil Science
MS Resource Management
MS in Urban and Regional Planning from University of Colorado, Denver
Ph.D. at Virginia Tech
Professional Certificate in Tourism Management and Marketing, George Washington University

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