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STUDENT STEM environmental CAREERs


Do you care about the planet?

Are you looking for environmental career connections?

Do you want to know about the specialized training and skills needed for these careers?

Do you want to see how what you are learning is connected to real world jobs?

Ohio Environmental Career Ambassadors are ready to help!

Download Student Brochure here

These environmental professionals can:

  • Give you great information about specific jobs and careers.
  • Provide shadowing opportunities and internships.
  • Mentor you as you select a career and plan what to do after high school.

 To connect with an environmental professional contact the EECO Director at director@eeco-online.org 

Choose a job that fits your educational needs and interests – from a HS diploma to advanced training (could be a professional certificate or a two/four year college degree or post-graduate work).  Fields include:

*Air Quality

*Environmental Health and Safety


*Green energy

*Water Quality

*Recreation and Parks

*Fish and Wildlife


*Soil Quality

*Sustainable Development

 Career Chat Videos

Tom Frank - Wildlife Officer 

Contact: thomas.frank@dnr.ohio.gov

Dylan Long- Wildlife Educator

Contact: dylan@bruknernaturecenter.com

Joyce Martin - Environmental Attorney

Contact: joyce.m.martin1@gmail.com

Barbara Ray - City of Dublin

Contact: bray@dublin.oh.us

Dr. Chris Ball - Research Scientist at The Ohio State University

Contact: ball.51@osu.edu

Melissa Proffitt- Warren SWCD

Contact: Melissa.Proffitt@co.warren.oh.us

Eric King - Great Parks of Hamilton County 

Contact: eking@greatparks.org

Kylie Johnson - Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati Contact: kjohnson@civicgardencenter.org

Dennis Clement - Ohio EPA


Scott Denamen- Wildlife Officer - 

Contact: Scott.Denamen@dnr.ohio.gov

Julie Gee - Naturalist - Contact:Julie.Gee@dnr.state.oh.us

Allison Shaw- Naturalist .mp4 - Contact:shaw@metroparks.net 

Useful Links:

  Student Personality Quiz for Green Jobs

  Student Brochure download

  Student Career Chat Poster


Students who are looking for a career in Science and Research here is a great site: https://kids.niehs.nih.gov/topics/environment-health/meet-the-scientist/lab-coat/index.htm

Program sponsored by

Environmental Education Council of Ohio 

Ohio EPA, Office of Environmental Education

The Ohio State School of Environment and Natural Resources




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