Alumni Positions

Our International Environmental Policy graduates work within some of the most prestigious organizations across the globe.   

Careers in International Environmental Policy

Working as top experts in their fields, graduates of the International Environmental Policy program use the practical applications gained through classroom and immersive educational experiences to actively shape a more sustainable future.

These alumni represent a broad range of successful career paths, from local community-based campaigns to multinational organizations and everything in between.

Ocean and Coastal Resource Management

California Coastal Commission, Coastal Program Analyst
Friends of the Sea Otter, Program Manager

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, California Department of Fish and Game Sea Grant Fellow

Nature Conservancy (TNC), Conservation Planner, Caribbean Program

Oceana, Pacific Policy and Communications Coordinator

Royal Hawaiian Seafood, Director of Safety and Sustainability

U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA),

National Geographic Survey, Program Analyst

UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Fishery Officer, Policy and Economics Service

West Coast Governors Agreement, Fellow, W. Coast Sea Grant, Integrated Ecosystem Assessment

Wild Salmon Center, Senior Program Manager for the Sustainable Fisheries Program

Business, Sustainability, and Development

Booz Allen Hamilton, Energy Consultant


California Public Utilities Commission, Public Utilities Regulatory Analyst 1, Range C

CBS TV, Sustainability Manager


Choice Humanitarian, In-Country Director

Energy and Environmental, Inc., Senior Associate


Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), Energy Program Associate


Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), European Project Manager


General Dynamics, Advanced Information Systems, Western Region Manager, Environmental, Health and Safety


Greenpeace, Senior Markets Campaigner

International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), International Policy Director, Geneva, Switzerland


International Institute for Sustainable Development, Program Officer, Reporting Services


Intrax ProWorld, Country Director, Ghana

San Francisco Environment, Climate Action Coordinator


Sharp Electronics Corporation - Solar Energy Solutions Group, Associate Manager, Government Relations

Transparency International (TI), Environmental Policy Expert, Anti-Corruption Center, Armenia


U.S. Agency for International Developnment, Vietnam (USAID), Director, Office of Economic Growth, Hanoi

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Intl Affairs Specialist, Office of Mid East & Africa Affairs

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), International Team, Office of Air and Radiation

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Program Analyst, Office of Children's Health Protection

Washington State Department of Transportation, Climate Change & Sustainability Policy Advisor

Natural Resource Policy and Management

Agriculture and Land Based Training Association (ALBA), Wetlands Restoration Project Coordinator

Big Sur Land Trust, Assistant Director

Inter-American Development Bank, Consultant

Mountain Partnership/ICIMOD, Program Officer

Natural Resources Defense Council, International Advocate, Global Safe Water Project

Reno-Tahoe Environmental Consulting, Owner

UN Poverty-Environment Initiative (UNDP-UNEP), Consultant, Natural Resources and DDR

U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), Water Resources Planner & Program Manager, Bureau of Reclamation

World Bank Group, Water Resources Management Consultant

World Resources Institute (WRI), Outreach Developer, Project POTICO

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