Career Options: Environmental Technology and Sustainability, M.S.

Environmental Technology and Sustainability graduates are in high demand according to the March 21, 2005 edition of Fortune magazine. The article states the demand for graduates of environmental engineering will increase by 54.3% making it one of the fastest growing professional jobs by 2012.

The energy policy of the new administration, with its emphasis on coal, alternative, and nuclear fuels coupled with the recommendations for increased car and truck fuel efficiency in addition to the international global warming concerns, all indicate an increasing demand for graduates of this program.

Graduates currently work in manufacturing, consulting, government, health, safety, and teaching with organizations such as Photocircuits Corp., Pall Corp., Consolidated Edison, Brookhaven National Labs, NYC Dept. of Environmental Protection, NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation, American ReFuel, KeySpan, Dvirka and Bartilucci Consulting Engineers, Nassau and Suffolk Counties and many more.

Internships, available with the NYC Dept. of Environmental Protection, will provide experience in the operation and design of the infrastructure for the largest city in the United States. The one-year paid internships are available to all students in the program including those with student visas.