Energy & Environmental Policy Careers |Agricultural Sciences | SIU

Southern Illinois University




Career Opportunities

Across the world, there is an urgent need for skilled professionals to better utilize our natural resources, protect our environment and improve rural infrastructure, while managing food/fiber production, processing and distribution.

Our challenging academic specialization in Energy & Environmental Policy helps students find fulfilling careers in traditional energy, bio-energy, and environmental analysis. 

Employers comprise of trade groups, state and federal governmental agencies, non-governmental environmental groups and private sector businesses.

Job titles include:

  • Energy analyst
  • Resource economist
  • Agricultural policy analyst
  • Land-use planner
  • Environmental impact analyst
  • Environmental planner
  • Rural development advisor