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Environmental Science Programs
University of Wisconsin - La Crosse


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.