Careers

Careers in Natural Resources Conservation

Diverse opportunities exist for graduates to work in areas such as:

  • biodiversity and environmental assessment
  • sustainable development
  • wildlife and fisheries management
  • urban and regional planning
  • forest and habitat managemen
  • environmental law
  • environmental planning and consulting
  • environmental education and teaching

Work in organizations such as:

  • federal and provincial governments, crown corporations, First Nations, and municipalities
  • non-profit environmental or community groups
  • private environmental consulting or resource companies

Recent Program Graduates

Professional Designations

The Conservation program can also provide a basis for acquiring professional certification as a Registered Professional Forester or a Natural Resource Professional with the Association of BC Forest Professionals, or as a Registered Professional Biologist with the College of Applied Biology of BC.

If additional courses are required for a particular professional designation, it may take no more than one to two extra terms to be eligible for registration as an RPBio or RPF.