Are you passionate about nature? Do you enjoy communicating scientific knowledge? If so, you may enjoy working in environmental education.
Plan, develop, and conduct programs to inform public of historical, natural and scientific features of national, state or local park.
A career in environmental education usually includes the following:
Environmental educators must have good speaking skills and enjoy interacting with an audience. You will be expected to distill complex scientific information into easily communicated messages. Deep knowledge of earth sciences and a passion for nature is required.
Those working in environmental education earn a national median salary of $59,070 (as of 2016).
Job opportunities in the industry are growing at a rate of 5-8%, with North Carolina leading with a job opportunity growth rate of 11.1%.
Most environmental education positions require a bachelor’s degree, although some do not.
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There are many different types of environmental education jobs to choose from. The following are just a few of the common job titles graduates qualify for:
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Educate. Inspire. Lead the way forward. Apply today and build your career in environmental education.