Environment Studies Program - Life After Fairfield

The Environment Studies program is one of the most interesting, exciting, and fastest-growing fields. By combining cutting edge coursework in environmental science, policy, economics, and ethics with real world workshops and internships, Fairfield University's Environment Studies program prepares students for the tremendous opportunities opening up in a variety of fields, including:

  • Business
  • Education
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Policy
  • Science

For example, majors in business fields find that the knowledge of environmental issues they acquire in the minor helps them better understand new issues facing the business community and how to succeed in our increasingly interconnected and complex world. As a result, the environmental field presents a rich array of choices for graduating seniors, including:

  • Employment with many different types of corporations, small businesses, government agencies, primary and secondary schools, and public interest groups
  • Law school with the aim of specializing in environmental law
  • Health sciences or education with the expectation of incorporating environmental interests in their work
  • Public policy or international affairs schools with the aim of focusing on local, national or international environmental or sustainability policy
  • Graduate school to pursue a doctorate in biology, chemistry, economics, politics or many other fields

Learn more about how Fairfield's  can support your post-graduate goals, and how Fairfield's tight-knit alumni network can build career and mentoring opportunities that last a lifetime.