Found in industries from pharmaceutical production and industrial manufacturing to sustainable energy and facilities planning, environmental engineering jobs include a number of diverse responsibilities. Depending on your skill level and interests, you can prepare and analyze environmental investigation reports; plan water or wastewater treatment facilities, design contaminated site remediation approaches, develop novel industrial treatment processes, monitor environmental improvement programs; inspect facilities for environmental regulation compliance; and more.

WPI’s Environmental Engineering Career Outlook has more information on career options, job facts, and planning resources.