Science and Environmental Studies Career Options

Anthropology
  • Anthropologist
  • Archaeological Field Worker
  • Archaeology Curator
  • Archivist
  • Art Conservator
  • Community Development Officer
  • Conservation Restoration Technician
  • Development Worker
  • Employment Counsellor
  • Environmental Impact Analyst
  • Exhibit Preparator
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • International Aid and Development Project Officer
  • Museum Technician
  • Policy Consultant
  • Preservation/Restoration 
  • Professor
  • Research Assistant
  • Social Service Agency Planner 
  • Social Science Analyst
  • Teacher 
  • Volunteer Co-ordinator
  • Youth Worker

Please be advised that some of the occupations listed may require specific experience or additional specialized training.

For more information on Anthropology Careers, click here.

Associations & Related Links

Canadian Anthropology Society (CASCA)
Canadian Archaeological Association (CAA)
Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology (CAPA)
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Canadian Museums Association
International Social Science Council (ISSC)
International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES)
Museum of Anthropology (MOA)
Ontario Archaeological Society (OAS)
Ontario Association of Professional Archaeologists (APA)
Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI)
Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)
Society for Applied Anthropology (SFAA)
Society for Urban, National, and Transnational/Global Anthropology (SUNTA)

Applied Life Sciences
  • Biochemical Engineer
  • Biologist
  • Biotechnical Engineer
  • Chemist 
  • Diagnostic Audiologist
  • Diagnostic Radiologist
  • Ecologist
  • Family Physician
  • Food Analyst
  • Forensic Chemist
  • Forensic Examiner
  • Forensic Lab Analyst
  • Geneticist
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Laboratory Tester
  • Microbiologist
  • Molecular Geneticist
  • Molecular Physiologist
  • Mycologist
  • Process Analyst
  • Professor 
  • Quality Control Technician
  • Registered Technologist
  • Teacher
  • Toxicologist
  • X-Ray Technician

Please be advised that some of the occupations listed may require specific experience or additional specialized training.

Associations & Related Links

Canadian Association for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CACMID)
Canadian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular and Cellular Biology (CSBMCB)
Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists (CSCC)
Canadian Society of Forensic Science (CSFS)
Canadian Society of Microbiologists (CSM)

Biology
  • Animal Ecologist
  • Aquatic Biologist
  • Biochemist
  • Biologist
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Biostatistician
  • Botanist
  • Cell Biologist
  • Conservation Officer
  • Chiropractor
  • Curator
  • Developmental Biologist
  • Dietitian/Nutritionist
  • Ecologist
  • Environmental Biologist
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Environmental Economist
  • Family Physician
  • Fisheries Technologist
  • Forest Ecologist
  • Horticulturist
  • Lawyer
  • Marine Biologist
  • Medical Genetics Specialist
  • Microbiologist
  • Molecular Biologist 
  • Mycologist
  • Naturalist
  • Naturopathic Physician
  • Neurologist
  • Paleontologist
  • Pharmaceutical Salesperson
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Plant Ecologist
  • Plant Population Biologist
  • Policy Analyst
  • Professor
  • Quality Assurance Technician
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Technologist
  • Research Analyst
  • Research Scientist
  • Scientific Consultant
  • Science Writer
  • Teacher 
  • Veterinarian
  • Wildlife Biologist
  • X-Ray Technician

Please be advised that some of the occupations listed may require specific experience or additional specialized training.

Associations & Related Links

BioTalent
BIOTECanada
Canadian Medical Association (CMA)
Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science
Canadian Society of Biochemistry, Molecular & Cellular Biology (CSBMCB)
Environmental Careers Organization (ECO)
The Royal Society of Canada (RSC)
Society for Conservation Biology

Chemistry
  • Agricultural Chemist
  • Agronomist
  • Analytical Chemist
  • Assayer
  • Atmospheric Chemist
  • Biological Chemist
  • Chemist
  • Chemistry Researcher 
  • Clinical Chemist
  • Coatings Chemist
  • Control Chemist
  • Dairy Chemist
  • Detergent Chemist
  • Dye Chemist
  • Electrochemist
  • Environmental Chemist
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Enzyme Chemist 
  • Food Chemist
  • Forensic Chemist
  • Glass Chemist
  • Hydro Chemist
  • Industrial Chemist
  • Inorganic Chemist
  • Laboratory Chemist
  • Laboratory Supervisor
  • Leather Chemist 
  • Medical Chemist
  • Nutritional Chemist
  • Oceanographic Chemist
  • Organic Chemist
  • Organometallic Chemist
  • Petroleum Chemist
  • Pharmaceutical Chemist
  • Pharmacological Chemist
  • Physical Research Chemist
  • Physiological Chemist
  • Plastics and Resins Chemist
  • Process Analyst 
  • Professor
  • Protective Coatings Chemist
  • Protein Chemist
  • Quality Control Chemist
  • Quality Control Technician
  • Research Chemist
  • Soil Chemist
  • Soil Scientist
  • Teacher
  • Technical Writer
  • Theoretical Chemist
  • Toxicologist
  • Water Chemist
  • Water Purification Chemist
  • Wood Chemist

Please be advised that some of the occupations listed may require specific experience or additional specialized training.

Associations & Related Links

Association of the Chemical Profession of Ontario (ACPO)
Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies
Canadian Journal of Chemistry
Canadian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular & Cellular Biology (CSBMCB)
Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC)
Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists
Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC)
Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) 

Computer Science
  • Advertising Account Executive
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Business Credit/Loan Administrator
  • CAD/CAM Designer
  • Computer Engineer
  • Computer Operator
  • Computer Programmer
  • Cryptographer
  • Database Administrator
  • Document Examiner
  • Financial Aid Director
  • Industrial Transportation Specialist
  • Information Systems Auditor
  • Inventory Control Specialist
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Market Research Analyst 
  • Microbiologist
  • MIS Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Professor
  • Project Manager
  • Programmer Analyst
  • Quality Assurance Technician
  • Quality Control Engineer
  • Risk Manager
  • Sales Representative
  • Securities Broker
  • Software Architect 
  • Special Effects (FX) Specialist
  • Specification Writer
  • Statistician
  • System Software Developer
  • Systems Analyst 
  • Systems Engineer 
  • Teacher
  • Technical Writer
  • Telecommunications Specialist
  • Training Instructor
  • Video Game Developer
  • Website Designer

Please be advised that some of the occupations listed may require specific experience or additional specialized training.

Associations & Related Links

Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA)
Canadian Human-Computer Communications Society (CHCCS)
Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS)
Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC)
Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO)
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) - Computing Careers

 

Economics
  • Account Executive
  • Actuary 
  • Auditor
  • Bank Examiner
  • Bank Manager
  • Benefits Administrator
  • Budget Officer
  • Buyer
  • Claim Adjuster
  • Commodities Trader
  • Compensation Administrator
  • Construction Estimator
  • Consumer Credit/Loan Officer
  • Cost Analyst
  • Cost Estimator
  • Credit/Loan Administrator
  • Demographer
  • Economist
  • Energy Researcher
  • Environmental Research
  • Financial Aid Director 
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Investment Analyst
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Geographer
  • Health Policy Analyst
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Industrial/Institutional Buyer
  • Insurance Agent
  • Inventory Control Specialist
  • Investment Banking Analyst
  • Investment Counsellor 
  • Journalist
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Market Research Statistician
  • Marketing/Sales Manager
  • Media Buyer
  • Personnel Manager
  • Policy Analyst
  • Political Campaign Organizer
  • Property Manager
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Securities Analyst/Broker 
  • Statistician
  • Stock Broker 
  • Systems Analyst
  • Tax Preparer
  • Technical Writer
  • Transportation Planner
  • Underwriter
  • Urban Planner
  • Regional Planner

Please be advised that some of the occupations listed may require specific experience or additional specialized training.

General Sciences
  • Acoustic Emission Technician
  • Allergist
  • Biologist
  • Cardiologist
  • Chemist
  • Chiropractor
  • Curator
  • Dietitian/Nutritionist
  • Dye Penetrant Tester
  • Ear Specialist
  • Ecologist
  • Environmental Health Officer
  • Family Physician
  • Fluoroscope Tester
  • Foot Specialist
  • Forest Ecologist
  • General Practitioner
  • Laboratory Supervisor
  • Medical Laboratory Assistant
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Naturopathic Doctor
  • Oil Pipe Inspector
  • Optometrist
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician
  • Pressure Tank Tester
  • Professor
  • Project Manager
  • Quality Control Technician
  • Radiologist
  • Researcher
  • Scientific Consultant
  • Science Writer
  • Teacher 
  • Technologist
  • Toxicologist
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Water Inspector

Please be advised that some of the occupations listed may require specific experience or additional specialized training.

Associations & Related Links

Agricultural Institute of Canada (AIC)
Canadian Botanical Association (CBA)
Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists (CCTT)
Canadian Regional Science Association (CRSA)
Canadian Science Writer's Association (CSWA)
Canadian Society for Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology (CSBMCB)
Canadian Society of Microbiologists (CSM)
Canadian Society of Plant Physiologists (CSPP)
Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC)
National Research Council Canada (NRC)
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

Geoarchaeology
  • Aerial Photo Interpreter
  • Anthropologist
  • Archaeological Field Worker
  • Archaeology Curator
  • Archivist
  • Artifact Conservator
  • Astronomer
  • Cartographer
  • City Planner
  • Climatologist
  • Demographer
  • Ecologist
  • Exhibit Preparator
  • Geographer
  • Geologist
  • Geophysicist
  • Glaciologist
  • Instrumentation Technician
  • Landscaper
  • Land Use Analyst
  • Map Editor
  • Meteorologist
  • Museum Technician
  • Navigator
  • Oceanographer
  • Paleontologist
  • Pilot
  • Preservation/Restoration
  • Professor
  • Property Manager
  • Prospector
  • Research Assistant
  • Seismologist
  • Soil Scientist
  • Surveyor 
  • Teacher
  • Urban/Regional Planner
  • Volcanologist
  • Writer/Author

Please be advised that some of the occupations listed may require specific experience or additional specialized training.

Associations & Related Links

Canadian Archaeological Association (CAA)
Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology (CAPA)
Canadian Association of Palynologists (CAP)
Canadian Heritage Information Network
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Canadian Quaternary Association (CANQUA)
Geoarchaeological Research Group at UNB
Ontario Archaeological Society (OAS)
Ontario Association of Professional Archaeologists (APA)
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada 

Geography
  • Aerial Photo Interpreter
  • Agricultural Extension Supervisor
  • Cartographer 
  • Cartographic Compiler
  • City Planner
  • Climatologist
  • Community Developer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Demographer 
  • Ecologist
  • Environmental Impact Analyst
  • Forestry Technician
  • Fund Raiser
  • Geographer 
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Technologist
  • Hydrologist
  • Industrial Developer
  • Land Developer
  • Land Economist
  • Land Use Analyst
  • Map Editor
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Natural Resources Specialist
  • Navigator
  • Outdoor Guide
  • Pilot
  • Public Utilities Manager
  • Professor
  • Property Manager
  • Quality Control Manager
  • Railway Surveyor
  • Real Estate Agent/Broker/Appraiser
  • Remote Sensing Technologist
  • Soil Conservationist
  • Surveyor
  • Teacher
  • Transportation Analyst
  • Travel Agent
  • Urban/Regional Planner
  • Weather Forecaster
  • Wildlife Manager
  • Writer/Author
  • Zoning Officer

Please be advised that some of the occupations listed may require specific experience or additional specialized training.

Associations & Related Links

Canadian Association of Geographers (CAG)
Canadian Cartographic Association (CCA)
Canadian Council for Geographic Education
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Canadian Geographic Magazine
Canadian Geophysical Union (CGU)
Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP)
Geomatics Industry Association of Canada (GIAC)
Natural Resources Canada - Geodetic Survey Division
Ontario Association for Geographic and Environmental Education Royal Canadian Geographical Society 

Geology
  • Aerial Photographer
  • Agricultural Engineer
  • Architect
  • Astronomer
  • Cartographer 
  • Conservationist
  • Drilling Director
  • Engineering Geologist
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Geochemist
  • Geographer
  • Geologist
  • Geophysicist
  • Geotechnical Engineer
  • GIS Specialist
  • Glaciologist
  • Hydrogeologist
  • Industrial Hygienist
  • Instrumentation Technician
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Landscaper
  • Meteorologist
  • Mineralogist
  • Mining Engineer
  • Oceanographer
  • Paleontologist
  • Park Naturalist
  • Park Ranger
  • Petroleum Engineer
  • Petrologist
  • Pollution Control Specialist
  • Professor
  • Prospector
  • Sales Engineer
  • Scientific Photographer 
  • Sedimentologist
  • Seismologist
  • Soil Scientist
  • Surveyor
  • Teacher
  • Technical Writer
  • Urban/Regional Planner
  • Volcanologist
  • Well Logging Engineer

Please be advised that some of the occupations listed may require specific experience or additional specialized training.

For more information on Geology careers, click here.

Associations & Related Links

Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG)
Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (APGO)
Canadian Council of Professional Geoscientists (CCPG)
Canadian Exploration Geophysical Society (KEGS)
Canadian Geophysical Union (CGU)
Canadian Geotechnical Society (CGS)
Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists (CSEG)
Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG)
Geological Association of Canada (GAC)
Geological Survey of Canada
Institute on Lake Superior Geology (ILSG)
International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS)
Mineralogical Association of Canada
Mining Association of Canada (MAC)
Ministry of Northern Development & Mines (MNDM)
National Research Council (NRC)
National Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
Ontario Mining Association (OMA)
Society of Economic Geologists (SEG)

Mathematical Sciences
  • Actuary 
  • Aerodynamics Specialist
  • Air Traffic Control Specialist
  • Bank Manager
  • Compensation/Benefits
  • Computer Programmer
  • Consumer Credit/Loan Officer
  • Contract Administrator
  • Cost Estimator 
  • Cryptographer
  • Database Administrator
  • Economist
  • Education Mathematic Specialist
  • Engineering Analyst
  • External Auditor
  • Financial Investment Analyst
  • Hydrologist
  • Insurance Broker
  • Internal Auditor
  • Inventory Control Specialist
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Management Accountant
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Mathematical Economist
  • Mathematical Statistician
  • Mathematician
  • Media Buyer
  • Memorial Designer
  • Meteorologist
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Public Health Statistician 
  • Professor
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Research Mathematician
  • Statistician
  • Systems Analyst
  • Teacher
  • Technical Writer
  • Tool & Die Maker
  • Underwriter
  • Weight Analyst

Please be advised that some of the occupations listed may require specific experience or additional specialized training.

Associations & Related Links

Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM)
Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society (CAIMS)
Canadian Institute of Actuaries
Canadian Undergraduate Mathematics Conference (CUMC)
Institute for Mathematics and its Applications
Math Central
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Society of Actuaries
Statistical Society of Canada (SSC)
The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences

Northern Studies

As diverse as the program's offerings, students completing a degree in Northern Studies can apply the core skills and attained knowledge to any number of fields of employment. An understanding of northern issues is beneficial for employment in areas of social work, education, and the environment; especially for those intending to work in northern communities.

Associations & Related Links

Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS)
Canadian Polar Commission (CPC)
Explore North
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)
Northern Research Forum (NRF)

Physics
  • Accelerator Physicist
  • Acoustics Physicist
  • Agricultural Scientist
  • Air Traffic Control Specialist
  • Applied Physicist
  • Astronomer
  • Astrophysicist
  • Atmospheric Physicist
  • Automotive Engineer
  • Biophysicist
  • Chemical Physicist
  • Computer Programmer
  • Consulting Geophysicist
  • Cosmic Ray Physicist
  • Cryogenics Physicist
  • Crystal Physicist
  • Design Engineer
  • Electricity and Magnetism Physicist
  • Elementary Particle Physicist
  • Environmental Analyst
  • Environmental Health Specialist
  • Experimental Physicist
  • Exploration Geophysicist
  • Fluids Physicist
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Geologist
  • Geophysicist
  • Health Physicist
  • Hydrogeologist
  • Industrial Hygienist
  • Instrumentation Technician
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Mathematician
  • Magnetism Physicist
  • Mechanics Physicist
  • Medical Physicist
  • Metal Physicist
  • Microwave Physicist
  • Metallurgical Engineer
  • Meteorologist
  • Nuclear Medicine 
  • Technologist
  • Nuclear Physicist
  • Occupational Safety Specialist
  • Oceanographer 
  • Optics Physicist
  • Optometrist
  • Petrophysicist
  • Physicist
  • Professor
  • Quality Control Manager
  • Reactor Physicist
  • Research & Development Engineer
  • Research Scientist
  • Sales Engineer
  • Scientific Photographer
  • Semiconductor Physicist
  • Software Engineer
  • Solid State Physicist
  • Systems Analyst
  • Teacher
  • Technical Illustrator
  • Technical Writer
  • Television Chief Engineer
  • Test Engineer
  • Theoretical Nuclear Physicist
  • Thermal Physicist
  • X-Ray Physicist

Please be advised that some of the occupations listed may require specific experience or additional specialized training.

Associations & Related Links

Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP)
Canadian Astronomical Society
Canadian Nuclear Society (CNS)
Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists (COMP)
Canadian Remote Sensing Society (CRSS)
Institute of Physics (IOP)
Ontario Association of Physics Teachers (OAPT)

Water Resource Science
  • Analyst Programmer
  • Consulting Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Drainage Engineer
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Environmental Technician 
  • Forecaster
  • Hydrological Engineer
  • Hydrologist
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Professor
  • Project Manager
  • Public Works Manager
  • River and Canal Works Engineer
  • Teacher 
  • Technician 
  • Technologist
  • Water and Sewer Engineer
  • Water Resources Engineer
  • Water Systems Engineer
  • Water Treatment Engineer

Please be advised that some of the occupations listed may require specific experience or additional specialized training.

To learn more about employment prospects in Water Resource Science, click here.

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