Latest Employment Data

The 2020 Employment Data Report includes:

  • Master of Environmental Management and Master of Forestry First Destination Report for December 2019 and May 2020 Graduates, with sections covering geographic distribution, employment by sector and salary ranges.
  • Duke Environmental Leadership Program Employment Report for May 2020 Graduates, with sections covering geographic distribution and professional growth after graduation.
     

View the 2020 Report


Past Employment Profiles

Six-month employment profile for December and May Nicholas School graduates. 

20192018 2017 | 2016

 

2020 Employer Lists

View the Master of Environmental Management and Master of Forestry Class of 2020 Employer List by program area and sector:

MEM - Business and Environment

Business / Industry / Start-up

  • 374Water Inc.; Marketing Specialist – Sacramento, CA
  • Clif Bar and Company; Sustainability Coordinator – Emeryville, CA
  • Cushman and Wakefield; Environmental Analyst – New York, NY
  • Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc.; Sustainability Manager – Chicago, IL
  • HerdX; Sustainability Manger – San Antonio, TX
  • JLL; Energy and Sustainability Analyst – Chicago, IL
  • Nike; Sustainability Manager – Portland, OR
  • Pepsi Co.; Associate Manager – Juneau, AK
  • TemperPack Technologies, Inc.; Sustainability Analyst – Richmond, VA
  • Trimble, Inc; Environmental Analyst Intern – New York, NY
  • TsIntergy Technology; Product Engineer – Guangzhou, China

Consulting

  • Deloitte; Senior Consultant – Denver, CO
  • DNV GL; Energy Storage Consultant – Philadelphia, PA
  • ERM; Sustainability Consultant – Washington, DC
  • Ortec Finance; Consultant, Climate & ESG Solutions – Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Quantis International; Sustainability Consultant – Boston, MA

Federal / State / Local Government

  • US EPA; Program Analyst – Washington, DC

Non-profit / NGO / Research / Think Tank

  • Solar Sister; Impact Associate – Remote

Continuing Education

  • Emory University School of Law – Atlanta, GA
     

 

Learn more about the Business & Environment program

MEM - Coastal Environmental Management

Non-profit / NGO / Research / Think Tank

  • Environmental Defense Fund; Fishery Solution Center Consultant – San Francisco, CA
  • Rare; Program Associate – Arlington, VA
  • Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology; Administrative Assistant – Guangdong, China
  • Texas A&M; Research Assistant – College Station, TX
  • United States Climate Alliance; State Climate Policy Fellow – Remote
  • WaterLegacy; Community Engagement Coordinator – Minneapolis, MN
  • Yellow Sea Wetland Institute; Deputy Project Manager – Yancheng, China

Federal / State / Local Government

  • Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries; Shellfish Restoration Technician – New Bedford, MA
  • US Federal Government; Presidential Management Fellow – Washington, DC

Consulting

  • MDB Inc.; Science Communication Specialist – Raleigh, NC

Law / Legal

  • Gelinas & Ward; Legal Assistant – Leominster, MA

Continuing Education

  • University of Southern Mississippi; PhD student, Coastal Science - Hattiesburg, MS
     

 

Learn more about the Coastal Environmental Management program

MEM - Ecosystem Science & Conservation

Business / Industry / Start-up

  • Finite Carbon; Forest Carbon Analyst – Arlington, VA
  • Sierra Orchards; Director of Marketing and Sustainability – Winters, CA
  • Weyerhaeuser Company; Forest Engineering Specialist – Eugene, OR

Non-profit/ NGO / Research/ Think Tank

  • Conservation International; Manager, Spatial Analyst – Washington, DC
  • GRID Alternatives; SolarCorps Fellow; Remote
  • Lola ya Bonobo; Program Coordinator – Durham, NC
  • North Carolina State University - Institute for Transportation Research and Education; Research Assistant – Raleigh, NC
  • Wildlands Network; GIS Specialist – Durham, NC

Federal / State / Local Government

  • Bureau of Land Management; Forester – Brooklyn, NY
  • Florida Department of Environmental Protection at the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve; GIS Stewardship Specialist – Eastpoint, FL
  • Minnesota Pollution Control Agency; Program Coordinator – St. Paul, MN
  • NC Wildlife Resources Commission; Human-Wildlife Interactions Biologist – Raleigh, NC
  • US EPA; Biologist – Durham, NC
  • US EPA; ORISE Fellow – Durham, NC
  • US EPA; Program Analyst – Washington, DC
  • US Forest Service; Natural Resource Specialist – South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • US Forest Service; Resource Program Assistant – Asheville, NC
  • US Geological Survey; Science and Policy Analyst – Fort Collins, CO

Continuing Education

  • Columbia University; PhD student, Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology – New York, NY
  • Yale University; PhD student – New Haven, CT
     

 

Learn more about the Ecosystem Science & Conservation program

MEM - Ecotoxicology & Environmental Health

Business / Industry / Start-up

  • Genentech; Finance Rotation Development Program – San Francisco, CA
  • Grifols; Associate Research Scientist – Durham, NC
  • SGS; Lab Technician – Orlando, FL

Consulting

  • ICF; Health Scientist – Durham, NC
  • Integral Consulting; Associate Scientist – Remote
  • MDB Inc.; Environmental Health Science Communication Specialist – Durham, NC

Federal / State / Local Government

  • Army Corps of Engineers; Research Toxicologist – Vicksburg, MS
  • US EPA; ORISE Fellow – Washington, DC

Continuing Education

  • Duke University; PhD student, Integrated Toxicology and Environmental Health Program – Durham, NC
  • The George Washington University School of Law – Washington, DC
     

 

Learn more about the Ecotoxicology & Environmental Health program

MEM - Energy & Environment

Consulting

  • Abt Associates; Analyst – Durham, NC
  • Boston Consulting Group; Consultant – Denver, CO
  • Cadeo; Program Evaluation and Research Analyst – Portland, OR
  • EY; Consultant – Shanghai, China
  • ICF; Energy and Sustainability Specialist – Fairfax, VA
  • ICF; Energy Market Consultant – Washington, DC
  • ICF; Energy Market Consultant – San Francisco, CA
  • Scott Madden; Associate – Miami, FL
  • Syntao - Sustainability Solutions; Associate Consultant – Beijing, China
  • Tetra Tech; Energy Sector Associate – Arlington, VA

Continuing Education

  • University of North Carolina; PhD student, Department of City & Regional Planning – Chapel Hill, NC

Business / Industry / Start-up

  • 8Minute Solar Energy; Development Associate – Los Angeles, CA
  • Apple; New Product Operations Program Manager – Durham, NC
  • Arevon Energy; Associate Asset Manager – Scottsdale, AZ
  • Envision Digital; Solutions Engineer – Shanghai, China
  • Invenergy; Manager Wind Assets – Chicago, IL
  • National Grid; Lead Analyst Leadership Development Program – New York, NY
  • National Grid; Senior Analyst – Waltham, MA
  • National Grid; Senior Associate, Corporate Venture Capital and Incubation – San Francisco, CA
  • Nithio; Associate Data Solutions – Washington, DC
  • NRG Energy; MBA Rotational Associate – Houston, TX
  • Pacific Gas and Electric; Energy Market Analyst – San Francisco, CA
  • Pine Gate Renewables; Development Associate – Asheville, NC
  • Sofos Harbert Renewable Energy; Market Development Manager – Birmingham, AL
  • Southern California Edison; Energy Market Specialist – Los Angeles, CA
  • Syncarpha Capital; Project Developer – New York City, NY
  • Tesla; Project Developer – Miami, FL
  • Varifarma; Health, Safety, and Environmental Consultant – Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Vestas; Global Graduate - Market Intelligence and Strategy – Portland, OR
     

 

Learn more about the Energy & Environment program

MEM - Environmental Economics and Policy

Business / Industry / Start-up

  • 99Bridges; Sustainability Analyst – Saratoga, CA
  • TriLinc Global. LLC; Analyst – Manhattan Beach, CA
  • Wincline, LLC; Writer and Strategy Consultant – Raleigh, NC

Non-profit / NGO / Research / Think Tank

  • American Association for State Highway and Transportation Officials; Program Specialist for Policy and Government Relations – Washington, DC
  • Center for Global Sustainability, University of Maryland; Research Associate – College Park, MD
  • Clean Water for North Carolina; Environmental Justice Researcher and Organizer – Durham, NC
  • Duke Center on Law and Technology; Research Associate – Durham, NC
  • Environmental Defense Fund; Resiliency Policy Consultant – Raleigh, NC
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory; Intern – Golden, CO
  • Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions; Climate and Energy Policy Associate – Durham, NC
  • The Nature Conservancy; Climate Program Manager – Boise, ID
  • Verra; Program Officer – Washington, DC
  • Yunhe Center for Natural Education; Community Development Officer – Garze Tibetan Autonomous State, China

Federal / State / Local Government

  • City of Edina; Sustainability Coordinator – Edina, MN
  • US EPA; Environmental Policy Associate – Durham, NC
  • US EPA; ORISE Fellow – Washington, DC (x2)

Continuing Education

  • Ohio State University, PhD student, Dept. of Agricultural, Env., & Development Economics – Columbus, OH
  • University of California, Los Angeles; PhD student, Environmental Health Science – Los Angeles, CA
  • Arizona State University; JD Candidate, College of Law - Tempe, AZ
     

 

Learn more about the Environmental Economics and Policy program

MEM - Water Resources Management

Business / Industry / Start-up

  • Arauco North America; Environmental Coordinator – Moncure, NC
  • Blue Access, LLC.; Associate – Remote

Non-profit / NGO / Research / Think Tank

  • Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc.; Water Resources Specialist – Vienna, VA
  • The Pacific Institute; Research Associate – Oakland, CA

Consulting

  • Abt Associates; Analyst – Rockville, MD
  • AECOM Technical Services, Inc.; Environmental Scientist – Raleigh, NC
  • Lynker Technologies; Junior Water Resource Engineer – Boulder, CO
  • New Zealand Trade and Enterprise; Business Development Manager – Los Angeles, CA

Federal / State / Local Government

  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities; ORISE Fellow – Washington, DC
  • US EPA; Life Scientist, Drinking Water Protection Officer – Philadelphia, PA
  • US EPA; Program Coordinator, Office of Water and Wetlands – Washington, DC

Continuing Education

  • Arizona State University; PhD student, School of Sustainability – Tempe, AZ
     

 

Learn more about the Water Resources Management program

Master of Forestry

Non-profit / NGO / Research / Think Tank

  • Pacific Forest Trust; Stewardship Associate – San Francisco, CA
  • The Conservation Fund; Forest Analyst – Chapel Hill, NC
     

 

Learn more about the Master of Forestry

Global Environmental Change

Continuing Education

  • University of Arizona; PhD student, Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology – Tucson, AZ
     

 

 

Past Employer Lists

20192017 | 2015-2016 | 2014 2013 | 2012