Sustainability & Environmental Studies

The Sustainability and Environmental Studies Career Community is focused on exploring the relevant and global issues surrounding the interaction between people and the environment. This field is growing rapidly as leaders, communities, and businesses are realizing the importance of being environmentally conscious.

How to Use the ‘5 Whys’ to Clarify Your Career Goals

If you’ve been looking for a way to understand what makes you unique, prepare for interviews, or decide between competing job offers, let me introduce you to the 5 Whys.

The 5 Whys is a “root cause analysis” that aims …

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Job and Internships in Sustainability

There are wide-ranging career opportunities in the field of sustainability.
Visit the UCLA Sustainability Website to view a video on careers in sustainability and a list of helpful job sites.

In addition to our the featured jobs posted on our …

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3 Sustainability Innovations By L’Oréal That Are Making A Positive Environmental Impact

Finding a job that combines impact with innovation isn’t easy, but that’s what Danielle managed to do when she became the Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability at L’Oréal USA.

Danielle has spent her career helping companies make sustainability …

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Handshake, Our New Online Job Board is Here!

Our new online job board, Handshake, is now live!  All featured jobs on this website and in your weekly career updates will now be connected from Handshake.

To view and apply for these jobs you must register on Handshake first …

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How I Made “Going Green” Into a Full-time Career

Hannah Debelius—Sustainability Outreach and Communications Manager at American University—has always loved the environment.

“As a kid, I was always dirty from climbing around in tree forts and making mud pies,” Debelius says. But she didn’t know she could turn her …

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Featured Classes

ENVIRON X 403: Sustainability Capstone

Are you ready to launch your own sustainability consulting practice or take your existing practice to the next level? Do…

PUB PLC X 460.5: Renewable Energy Economics and Policy

This rigorous course provides accelerated exposure to the real-world challenges and opportunities of implementing renewable energy projects. Participants are introduced…

GEOG XL 5: People and the Earth’s Ecosystems

This course explores the ways in which human activity impacts the natural environment and how modification of environment can eventually…