Latest Employment Data

The 2019 Employment Data Report includes:

  • Master of Environmental Management and Master of Forestry First Destination Report for December 2018 and May 2019 Graduates, with sections covering geographic distribution, employment by sector and salary ranges.
  • Duke Environmental Leadership Program Employment Report for May 2019 Graduates, with sections covering geographic distribution and professional growth after graduation.
     

View the 2019 Report


Past Employment Profiles

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

2018 2017 | 2016 | 2015

 

Employer Lists

View the Master of Environmental Management and Master of Forestry Class of 2019 Employer List by program area and sector:

MEM - Business and Environment

Business / Industry / Start-up

  • Apeel Sciences; Sustainability Analyst – Santa Barbara, CA
  • BASF; MBA Leadership Development Program – Florham Park, NJ
  • CenturyLink; Lead Strategic Finance Analyst (Corporate Development) – Denver, CO
  • Elkay Manufacturing; Sustainability Analyst – Chicago, IL
  • MVP Capital Partners; Vice President – Philadelphia, PA
  • Ping An Technology – China
  • The Walt Disney Company; Sustainability Associate – Burbank, CA

Consulting

  • Accenture; Senior Consultant – New York, NY
  • ERM; Sustainability Consultant – Washington, DC
  • ERM; Sustainability Consultant – Atlanta, GA
  • Ernst & Young; Senior, Climate Change and Sustainability Services – Atlanta, GA
  • John Beath Environmental, LLC; Sustainability Consultant – Durham, NC
  • Rhodium Group; Research Analyst – Asheville, NC
  • Sustainability Roundtable; Manager of Research and Consulting – Cambridge, MA

Non-profit / NGO / Research / Think Tank

  • Verra; Program Officer, Standards Development – Washington, DC

Federal / State / Local Government

  • Sun Liming; International Cooperation and Exchange – Shenzhen, China

 

Learn more about the Business & Environment program

MEM - Coastal Environmental Management

Business / Industry / Start-up

  • Go Apes Zip Line Adventures; Course Instructor – Western Springs, IL

Non-profit / NGO / Research / Think Tank

  • Catawba Riverkeepers; Education and Outreach – Charlotte, NC
  • Duke University Marine Lab; Data Technician – Beaufort, NC (remote in Boston, MA)
  • Duke University Marine Lab; Data Technician – Beaufort, NC
  • Duke University; Data Technician – Durham, NC
  • Environmental Film Festival; Film Screening Intern – Washington, DC
  • Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO); Small-Scale Fisheries Consultant –Rome, Italy (remote in Washington, DC)
  • Marine Conservation Institute; Conservation Analyst – Seattle, WA
  • North Carolina Coastal Federation; Low Impact and Development Research and Communication
  • Specialist – Newport, NC
  • Oceana; Illegal Fishing and Transparency Fellow – Washington, DC
  • Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC); Educator – Anne Arundel County, MD

Federal / State / Local Government

  • Broward County; Environmental Planning and Outreach Specialist – Plantation, FL
  • National Marine Fisheries Service Office of Protected Resources; Senior Analyst, MMPA and ESA
  • Support Services – Washington, DC
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; Environmental Policy Analyst – Silver Spring,
  • MD
  • North Carolina Sea Grant; Research Fellow – Morehead City, NC
  • Texas General Land Office; Coastal Natural Resource Specialist – La Porte, Texas
  • US Environmental Protection Agency; ORISE Fellow for the EPA Social Sciences of Coastal Water
  • Quality – Narragansett, RI
  • US Environmental Protection Agency; Biologist – Narragansett, RI
  • US Environmental Protection Agency; Research Communications and Outreach Associate –
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Waste Reduction Coordinator – Chapel Hill, NC

Continuing Education

  • State University of New York at Stony Brook, School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences; PhD student – Stony Brook, NY

 

Learn more about the Coastal Environmental Management program

MEM - Ecosystem Science & Conservation

Consulting

  • WSP USA; Associate Consultant - Sustainability, Energy, & Climate Change – Boulder CO

Non-profit / NGO / Research / Think Tank

  • American Forests; Forests and Climate Manager – Washington, DC*
  • Chesapeake Research Consortium; Habitat Goal Implementation Team Staffer – Annapolis, MD
  • Duke University; Program Coordinator – Durham, NC
  • Duke University; Research Assistant – Durham, NC
  • Friends of the National Zoo; Educator – Washington, DC
  • Land Trust for Santa Barbara County; Land Steward – Santa Barbara, CA*
  • University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences; GIS Analyst – Gainesville, FL
  • World Wildlife Fund; Program Officer – Washington, DC
  • World Wildlife Fund; Panda Labs Innovation and Technology Officer – Romania

Federal / State / Local Government

  • Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Fish and Wildlife; Federal Aid Coordinator – Indianapolis, IN
  • NASA; Program Analyst – Washington, DC
  • New York Sea Grant; Long Island Sound Study Outreach Coordinator – Stony Brook, NY
  • Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Natural Resource Specialist – La Grande, OR
  • US Environmental Protection Agency; Geospatial Analyst – Durham, NC

Continuing Education

  • University of Florida, School of Forest Resources & Conservation; PhD student – Gainesville, FL

 

*Indicates a MEM/MF concurrent degree recipient; position is also listed in the Mater of Forestry section.

 

Learn more about the Ecosystem Science & Conservation program

MEM - Ecotoxicology & Environmental Health

Consulting

  • ERM; Staff Environmental Consultant – Raleigh, NC
  • GHD; Environmental Risk Assessor – Philadelphia, PA
  • Gradient; Environmental Scientist – Boston, MA

 

Learn more about the Ecotoxicology & Environmental Health program

MEM - Energy & Environment

Business / Industry / Start-up

  • 3Degrees Group Inc.; Outreach Associate – Seattle, WA
  • AES Infrastructure Advisors; Senior Analyst – Arlington, VA
  • Beijing Gas – Beijing, China
  • Cassel Salpeter and Co.; Investment Banking Associate – Miami, FL
  • Dynamic Energy; Project Development Associate – Bedford, NH
  • Electricite de France; Management Trainee – Beijing, China
  • Energy Solutions; Project Manager – San Francisco, CA
  • Energy Web Foundation; Blockchain Engineer – Carbondale, CO
  • Grido Inc.; Operations Manager – Mexico
  • Leyline Renewable Capital; Director of Technical Services – Durham, NC
  • National Grid; Lead Analyst – Boston, MA
  • NextEra Energy; Senior Project Manager – Juno Beach, FL
  • Oracle; Solution Consultant – Washington, DC
  • Recurrent Energy; Senior Analyst, Strategic Procurement – San Francisco, CA
  • Schneider Electric; Microgrid Solutions Architect – Nashville, TN
  • Sustainable Energy Advantage, LLC; Market Analyst – Boston, MA
  • Vestas Wind Systems; Market Intelligence Analyst, Policy Specialist – Portland, OR

Consulting

  • Booz Allen Hamilton; Senior Consultant, Environmental Program Analyst – Washington, DC
  • Cadmus Group; Analyst – Boston, MA
  • Energetics; Transportation Data Analyst – Washington, DC
  • Energy and Environmental Economics, Inc.; Consultant – San Francisco, CA
  • ERM; Environmental Compliance Consultant – San Francisco, CA
  • ICF; Energy Market Analyst – Arlington, VA
  • Ries & Ries; Associate Analyst – Shanghai, China
  • Stantec; Consultant – Shanghai, China

Non-profit / NGO / Research / Think Tank

  • CDP North America; Supply Chain Intern – New York, NY
  • Energy Foundation; Program Associate – Beijing, China
  • North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center; Research Assistant – Raleigh, NC
  • North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center; Research Analyst – Raleigh, NC
  • UN Environmental Programme (UNEP); Program Support Assistant – Geneva, Switzerland
  • World Resources Institute; Research Analyst – Washington, DC

Federal / State / Local Government

  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; Energy Industry Analyst – Washington, DC
  • US House of Representatives; Policy Analyst – Washington, DC

Continuing Education

  • North Carolina State University, Center for Geospatial Analytics; PhD student – Raleigh, NC

 

Learn more about the Energy & Environment program

MEM - Environmental Economics and Policy

Business / Industry / Start-up

  • Exxon; Marketing Facing Trainee – China
  • New York Green Bank; Analyst, Risk & Compliance – New York, NY

Consulting

  • ADM Associates; Engineer – Sacramento, CA
  • Energy Ventures Analysis; Energy Market Analyst – Arlington, VA

Non-profit / NGO / Research / Think Tank

  • American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy; Public Health Analyst – Washington DC
  • Center for Strategic and International Studies; Policy Research Intern – Washington, DC
  • Chesapeake Conservancy; Government Relations Specialist – Annapolis, MD
  • Datu Research LLC; Research Consultant – Durham, NC
  • Environmental Defense Fund; EDF Climate Corps Research and Writing Intern – Boston, MA
  • Environmental Defense Fund; Program Associate – New York, NY
  • Environmental Investigation Agency; Policy Analyst – Washington, DC
  • Nicholas Institute for Env. Policy Solutions; Research Associate – Durham, NC
  • Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions; Marine Policy Research Assistant – Durham, NC
  • Plainsong Farm; National Initiatives Coordinator – Grand Rapids, MI
  • Rural Community Assistance Partnership, Inc.; Research Associate – Denver, CO
  • United Nations Global Compact; Project Manager – New York, NY
  • World Bank; Consultant – Washington, DC
  • World Resources Institute; Global Electric Transportation Intern – Washington, DC
  • World Resources Institute; Project Specialist – Washington, DC
  • World Resources Institute; Research Intern – Washington, DC

Federal / State / Local Government

  • Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission; Fishery Management Plan Coordinator – Washington, DC
  • National Park Service; Outdoor Recreation Planner – Lakewood, CO
  • New York City Mayor’s Office; Senior Climate Policy Advisor – New York, NY
  • North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries; Economist – Raleigh NC
  • US Environmental Protection Agency; ORISE Fellow: Energy System Modeler – Durham, NC
  • US Environmental Protection Agency; Environmental Policy Analyst – Durham, NC
  • US Environmental Protection Agency; ORISE Research Fellow – Washington, DC
  • US Environmental Protection Agency; Program Analyst – Washington, DC

Continuing Education

  • Harvard University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences; Public Policy, PhD student – Cambridge MA

 

Learn more about the Environmental Economics and Policy program

MEM - Water Resources Management

Business / Industry / Start-up

  • Apple; Compliance Analyst – Cupertino, CA
  • Bridgewater Associates; Senior Management Associate – Westport, CT

Consulting

  • Dawson; Environmental Scientist – Cary, NC
  • HDR; Utility Planner/Data Analyst – Raleigh, NC
  • Larry Walker Associates; Project Scientist – Ventura, CA
  • Larry Walker Associates; Project Scientist – Santa Monica, CA
  • Woodard & Curran; Planner – Sacramento, CA

Non-profit / NGO / Research / Think Tank

  • Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions; Research Assistant – Durham, NC

Federal / State / Local Government

  • Federal Oversight and Management Board; Senior Associate: Utilities – San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Gesellschaft Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ); EZ-Trainee (Young Professional) – Tunis, Tunisia
  • NC Department of Environmental Quality; Environmental Specialist/Grant Coordinator – Raleigh, NC

Continuing Education

  • University of Oregon; PhD student – Eugene, OR

 

Learn more about the Water Resources Management program

Master of Forestry

Consulting

  • Arborculture; Consultant – Singapore

Non-profit / NGO / Research / Think Tank

  • American Forests; Forests and Climate Manager – Washington, DC*
  • Land Trust for Santa Barbara County; Land Steward – Santa Barbara, CA*

 

*Indicates a MEM/MF concurrent degree recipient; position is also listed in the MEM - Ecosystem Science and Conservation section

 

Learn more about the Master of Forestry

Global Environmental Change

Non-profit/ NGO / Research/ Think Tank

  • Partnership for Working Families; Climate Justice Lead – New York, NY

 

 

Past Employer Lists

2017 | 2015-2016 | 2014 2013 | 2012