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Sunrise over a farm field with wind turbines

Earth Month: Careers

Discover some of the many STEM-focused careers dealing with the environment and climate change.

Justin Kole tenant un caniche dans ses bras.

Justin M. R. Kole

Operations Advisor

I track and organize upcoming customer deliveries and provide customer education on the technology in Tesla automobiles.
Frothing water

Earth Month: Water

Discover the issues surrounding water today, and learn what you can do to help.

Viviana Ramirez-Luna dehors en hiver

Viviana Ramirez-Luna (she/her)

Environmental Entrepreneur

I founded (and run) a consulting company to help businesses, communities, and organizations reduce the waste they produce
Steve Fletcher

Steve Fletcher

Managing Director

I am the Managing Director of the Automotive Recyclers of Canada.
Factory smokestacks

Let's Talk Pollution Resources

Discover a set of resources designed to get you thinking about pollution.

Magali Houde

Magali Houde (she/her)

Research Scientist

I lead projects that look at the impacts of pollution on aquatic environments.
Patty Simpson

Patty Simpson (she/her)

Environmental Coordinator

As the head of the Environment Department at a uranium mine, it is my responsibility to make sure that the mine does not pollute the surrounding environment.
Illustration of the Earth

Summer Symposium Series: Climate Career Resources

A career focused on climate change and sustainability would let you help people by working to help solve the biggest problems of our time.

Élyse Caron-Beaudoin

Élyse Caron-Beaudoin

Teaching Assistant in Environmental Health

Aquifer with tap

Groundwater Sustainability: Protecting our Hidden Treasure

Learn about groundwater and why we should protect it.

Water treatment plant near Kitchener, Ontario

Water Treatment

Learn about how water is treated at municipal water treatment plants.

Some examples of biomass

Generating Electricity: Biomass

Learn how biomass can be used to generate electricity.

Boat on a lake at sunset

Humans and Freshwater Ecosystems

Learn about how people impact the ecosystems of lakes and rivers.

Coal and natural gas fueled generator near Hanna, Alberta, Canada

Generating Electricity: Fossil Fuels

Learn how energy from fossil fuels can be used to generate electricity.