WHAT HAPPENS AFTER GRADUATION?
Our students have been very successful in obtaining professional employment and in entering graduate programs in the environmental sciences. In collaboration with faculty environmental science advisors, the UW-La Crosse Career Service Office plays an active role in helping students compose professional resumes, make contacts with potential employers, and prepare for interviews.
Examples of recent environmental science positions obtained by UW-La Crosse Students:
Invertebrate Culturist, Aquatic BioSystems, Inc., Fort Collins, Colorado
Radiochemical Technician, Point Beach Nuclear Plant, Two Rivers, Wisconsin
Contract/Project Manager, Laidlaw Environmental Service, Salt Lake City, Utah
Scientist I, Environmental Services Laboratory, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Boswell, Georgia
Toxicologist, Commonwealth Technology, Baraboo, Wisconsin
Assistant Water Regulations and Zoning Specialist, Department of Natural Resources Wisconsin
GIS Analyst, Environmental Systems, Research Institute (ESRI), Sacramento, California
Vegetation Specialist, Long Term Resource Monitoring Program, Department of Natural Resources, Onalaska, Wisconsin
Physical and Biological Technician, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, U.S. Geological Survey, La Crosse, Wisconsin
GIS Specialist, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, U.S. Geological Survey Onalaska, Wisconsin
Our environmental students have also entered graduate programs where they have earned M.S. and Ph.D. degrees.