Environmental Sector Trends: 72% of Jobs Require Bachelor’s or Higher

Last Updated: 2019/06/17 11:55:40 AM

ECO Canada reports:

Canada’s environmental sector boasts of a highly educated workforce: over 72% of environmental job vacancies require a Bachelor’s degree or higher level of education. The sector is also growing quickly, and with good reason. Federal and Provincial government organizations have introduced new policies and legislations to tackle climate change, reduce green house gas emissions, increase investments in clean technology, and increase wildlife protection and remediation.

With these emerging opportunities, investment in professional development and post-secondary education will be necessary to compete and advance in this sector.

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