Alumni & Careers

Careers by Job Category

Many graduates work for nongovernmental organizations, while others work for government agencies, in education, and in the private sector.  Some pursue law or Ph.D. degrees.  All our graduates have a strong foundation in social science theory and research, and the skills for a career or higher degree in a number of fields.  Examples of alumni careers and professions include:


  • Education


  • Conservation Agent
  • Environment Program Director
  • Junior Planner/Environmental Specialist
  • Outreach Coordinator
  • Paralegal
  • Senior Planner
  • Transportation Planner
  • Water Conservation Specialist

Non-governmental organization

  • Development Director
  • Development Writer
  • Director
  • Director of Programs
  • Donor Relations Director
  • Education Director

Non-governmental organization

  • Executive Director
  • Executive Director, Non-Profit
  • Outdoor Education and Recreation Coordinator
  • Program Coordinator
  • Program Manager
  • School Programs Coordinator
  • School Programs Coordinator, Non-Profit
  • Senior Organizer
  • Senior Program Associate, Public Funding Specialist
  • Union Representative


  • Enrollment Coordinator
  • Senior Staff Archaeologist

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Environment and Community MA Program
Cal Poly Humboldt
1 Harpst Street
Arcata, CA 95521-8299

Phone: (707) 826-3653
Fax: (707) 826-4496