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Environmental Sciences and Environmental Studies

  1. Professional Associations
  2. Job Listings & More
  3. Suggested Industry Codes
  4. Books

Professional Associations

  • American Planning Association
    American Planning Association (APA) is devoted to the career and professional development for urban planners. This is a great option for students considering careers in urban and environmental development The organization’s website has a job board, a salary survey summary and a page for professional development.
  • Association of Ecosystem Research Centers
    The Association of Ecosystem Research Centers (AERC) is a collection of 43 research programs throughout the U.S. that specialize in ecosystem research. While this organization does not have a job board, it does provide a list of those organizations with links to their sites so you can research them further.
  • City Parks Alliance
    A political advocacy organization focused on promoting and developing urban parks in American cities. They provide a list of member agencies and organizations, forms of advocacy and an urban parks-related job board including opportunities within the City Parks Organization.
  • Clean Air Task Force
    Political organization focusing on public policy regulating pollutants from Coal and Gas power plants. Located in several offices throughout the United States and in China, it is a good organization for those trying to make a political impact on the environment. Check out their internship and job pages to find opportunities to assist with the cause.
  • NAEM
    Focused on providing assistance for the profession of Environmental, Health and Safety managers, NAEM supports corporations in developing and sustaining environmentally friendly work places and business practices. In addition to a number of professional development resources, they offer a job board and a company search.
  • National Association of Environmental Professionals
    The National Association of Environmental Professions (NAEP) is a multi-disciplinary association dedicated to the advancement of environmental professionals. Located in Collingswood, NJ, it’s website has a Job Board where you can post your resume and look for posted positions. Also, check out their Calendar of Events and Chapters to look for upcoming networking events near you.
  • Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Professionals
    The Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Professions (PAEP), an association dedicated to environmental education, research and planning for the state of Pennsylvania, provides a lot of resources for those interested in remaining in PA. In addition to a number of programs throughout the state, PAEP also offers a Job Board and Resume posting service.
  • Student Conservation Association
    The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is an organization that provides environmental internships for young adults interested in making an impact on the environment. You can search for internships by topic, location and duration and look for internships that last up to 6 months or longer. You can also browse the available programs to find the right one for you.
  • U.S. Green Building Council
    The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a professional association devoted to the advocacy and promotion of green building methods and materials. While the site does not list jobs, it does provide links to the Green Building community and directory, information on LEED certification and advocacy initiatives.

Job Listings & Web Resources

Suggested Industry Codes

Use one of our company directories or library databases such as D&B Million Dollar Database to generate a list of potential employers.  Specify your location criteria and your industry criteria.  Try one of the suggested industry codes below to specify your industry of choice.  You can also search for additional SIC and NAICS codes.


SIC Codes NAICS Codes
  • 49590302- Environmental Cleanup Services
  • 80710102- Biological Laboratory
  • 81110208- Environmental Law
  • 86419903- Environmental Protection Organization
  • 86999904- Charitable Organization
  • 87119903- Consulting Engineer
  • 87310300- Natural Resource Research
  • 87330100- Noncommercial Biological Research Organization
  • 87449904- Environmental Remediation
  • 87489905- Environmental Consultant
  • 9511- Air, Water and Solid Waste Management
  • 9512- Land, Mineral and Wildlife Conservation
  • 541620- Environmental Consulting Services
  • 541712- Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering and Life Sciences (except Biotechnology)
  • 562910- Remediation Services
  • 712130- Zoos and Botanical Gardens
  • 3712190- Nature Parks and Other Similar Institutions
  • 813312- Envrionment, Conservation and Wildlife Organizations
  • 9241- Administration of Environmental Quality Programs



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