Bachelor of Science - Environmental Science

About the program

Our innovative Bachelor of Science - Environmental Science program provides students with a solid interdisciplinary base in sustainable development-based initiatives, energy efficiency and pollution prevention. Our students can contribute in laboratory, field and research capacities in key environmental industry sectors of air, water and waste management. Eight semesters of academic preparation are combined with two paid work experience semesters allowing our students to apply and develop their skills in "real world" employment settings.

What our students can do for you

Environmental Science students are well prepared for employment now and in the future. Their coursework includes chemistry, biology, advanced mathematics, computer technology and business communications.

They offer employers numerous skills and can:

  • Apply biological and chemical techniques to environmental sampling and field analysis
  • Complete site investigations
  • Assess, evaluate and advise on energy, efficiency, sustainability and ecology issues
  • Understand workplace safety protocols
  • Demonstrate due diligence and understand federal/provincial government regulatory guidelines
  • Develop remedial action plans
  • Collect, analyze and interpret data, and perform statistical analysis
  • Prepare and present clear and concise consulting reports using professional terminology
  • Design, implement and evaluate Quality Assurance/Quality Control processes
  • Complete life cycle assessments
  • Plan, implement and manage projects

Our students value the opportunities you can provide for their learning experience in the private, public and non-profit sectors of the environmental industry.

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Student availability

The scheduled dates for student work experience employment are typically May through August, though a small number of students may be available from September through December and/or January through April.

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How to hire a student

Our recruiting process is convenient and cost-free.

Post online

You can post a job online or provide a detailed job description to the work experience coordinator. Postings submitted online will be verified by a work experience coordinator.

Note: New postings are subject to approval by Career Services and program faculty.


For more information contact:

Career Services
Phone: 403.440.6307
Email: studentjobs@mtroyal.ca



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