Beyond Your UMW Years

Students who graduate from our department go on to obtain employment in a wide variety of positions that reflect their passions and interests developed during their time at UMW.  Others decide to pursue advanced graduate study at universities around the world.  A partial listing of organizations that employ our recent graduates:

  • CH2M Hill (environmental and engineering consulting and construction)

  • Tetra Tech (environmental consulting and engineering services)

  • Radian International (engineering, consulting, construction)

  • Marstel-Day (environmental consulting)

  • American Rivers (advocacy for protecting and restoring wild rivers)

  • National Park Service (U.S. government agency)

  • Peace Corps (U.S. government volunteer agency)

  • Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

  • Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

  • U.S. Geological Survey (U.S. Department of the Interior science agency)

  • Wester Ross Fisheries Trust, Scotland (fisheries management)

  • Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (traditional and renewable energy resources)

Our graduates also have a great record of completing masters and doctorate programs at top-notch institutions, including…

  • University of Georgia

  • Oregon State University

  • Yale University

  • University of Alaska

  • University of Colorado

  • Texas A&M University

  • University of  Glasgow, Scotland

  • Columbia University

  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)

  • University of North Carolina

  • University of Pennsylvania

  • University of Maryland

  • American University

For a quick look at the success of recent graduates, click on image below.  And be sure to check out our News from Recent Graduates page.