Environmental Studies majors develop the following skills:
Analysis: summarizing research findings, attending to details, analyzing data, testing hypotheses, developing theories, clarifying problems, identifying relationships between problems/solutions, reasoning by analogy, perceiving patterns/structures, applying logic to problems, and evaluating data and results
Investigation: reviewing relevant data, gathering information, observing carefully, asking questions, designing experiments, applying knowledge creatively, defining problems, and assessing risks
Technical: processing data, solving quantitative problems, tabulating data, sampling for surveys, using laboratory equipment, maintaining precision and accuracy, and using computers for computation/simulation
Communication: writing for technical and non-technical audiences, organizing and reporting data, designing charts/graphs, informing/explaining, reporting results and conclusions orally and in writing
Depending on your desired career path, additional skills may need to be developed. Make an appointment with a career consultant to design your individual career development plan.