3 events you should attend if you’re exploring environmental careers

February is a busy month for internship and job searching, as well as exploring different career paths! The College of the Environment has a variety of programs and events going on – open to ALL students. I would advise you to check them out, meet new employers, discover new companies, and gain key networking skills – all at the same time!

UW Environment Career Panel: Business and Innovation Careers for Environmental Majors from 4:30-6 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 in the Career & Internship Center (Mary Gates Hall – Room 134) RSVP here!


  • Elizabeth Szorad, Waste Zero Specialist, Recology CleanScapes (BS Environmental Studies, Minors in Human Rights and Law, Society, and Justice)
  • Mikaela Winter, Senior Associate, 3Degrees (BA Environmental Studies, University of Washington)
  • Benjamin Zuercher, CEO, Stuffmapper, SPC (BA Business Administration, Minor in Environmental Studies)

2017 UW Environmental Career Fair from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 in the Mary Gates Hall Commons, UW Seattle campus


UW Environment Career Panel: Engineering and Tech Careers for Environmental Majors from 2-3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 in the Career & Internship Center (Mary Gates Hall – Room 134) RSVP here!


  • Alexandra Russell, Submersible Pilot/Technician, OceanGate, Inc. (BS Oceanography with Ocean Technology emphasis, Minor in Marine Biology)
  • Scott Winges, Senior Associate, Ramboll Environ (BS Atmospheric Sciences, Minor in Applied Mathematics)
  • Luke Fisher, Visual Data Specialist, Randstad, contracted to Google (BS Earth and Space Sciences: Geology, Minor in environmental studies)
By Alison McCarty
Alison McCarty Career Counselor