Just about every aspect of today's business is impacted by sustainability related issues from protecting the environment to incorporating best practices within organizations to create socially responsible companies, including the adoption of sustainability strategies. Because of the expanding reach of sustainability across many industries and services, the career field for those who posses a degree in sustainability is vast.
Careers that include sustainability include:
- Carbon and greenhouse gas management
- Sustainability operations for private companies, universities, and government entities
- Sustainability marketing and market research
- Sustainability and engineering manager
- Sustainability/environmental performance assessment and monitoring
- Sustainability specialist for waste, energy, or water management
- Sustainability strategic planning
- Sustainable supply chain management
- Sustainable packaging design and management
- Sustainability coordinator for school districts, hospitals, and for-profit organizations
OSU Ecampus Career Services is also a great resource for career information.