What do they do?
They study and use natural sciences to help preserve the environment
You will need to have a B.Sc and an M.Sc in environmental science, hydrology or related natural science
How do I become one?
Of course! You can opt to do a PG Diploma in environmental science instead of an M.Sc
Can I take other courses?
- Fergusson College, Pune - RKMRC, Kolkata - Mount Carmel College, Bangalore
What are the top colleges in India?
- Harvard University, USA - Stanford University, USA - MIT, USA
What are the top colleges in the world?
You will need to have analytical, writing, speaking, interpersonal and problem-solving skills
What skills do I need?
Being good at teamwork and having an investigative mind are key for environmental scientists
What about soft skills?
Yes! The demand for environmental scientists is expected to grow 8% from 2020 to 2030
Is the industry growing?
- Environmental engineer - Conservation scientist - Urban planner
What jobs pay the most?
As of 2022, the average salary for an environmental scientist in India is ₹5,00,000 per year
How much will I earn?
Yes! Some movies, like Avatar and Erin Brokovich explore environmental science and those working in the field
Is the career prominent in the media?