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Important Information Regarding COVID-19

In light of the University’s newly released policy regarding COVID-19 -- recommending the community minimize social contact -- we encourage students to utilize virtual options when seeking support or information from the Earth Systems Program. Please contact staff via email or phone and we will be happy to assist! Latest information about the University's response to COVID-19 can be found here: healthalerts.stanford.edu

Careers in Earth Systems

What can I do with an Earth Systems degree?

Earth Systems builds a broad environmental science and policy background that alumni have applied in a wide variety of fields.  Some go on to pursue PhDs, JDs, MDs, MBAs and other graduate degrees.  Others choose careers in government, non-profits, consulting, teaching, engineering, and research.

Where are our alumni working?

  • AQUARIUM OF THE BAY
  • GOOD EGGS
  • ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENSE FUND
  • EPA
  • NOAA
  • SUNPOWER
  • FISHWISE
  • U.S. DEPARMENT OF ENERGY
  • U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
  • ALLIANCE FOR CLIMATE EDUCATION
  • PG&E
  • US AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
  • ACTERRA (WATERSHED PROGRAM COORDINATOR)
  • INSTITUTE OF TRANSPORTATION STUDIES AT UC DAVIS
  • CITY OF SAN MATEO
  • USDA OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL
  • BLOOMBERG NEWS MIAMI
  • OREGON DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
  • ARCADIA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC US
  • US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
  • ALASKA NATURAL HERITAGE PROGRAM
  • US NAVY - WHITE HOUSE FELLOW
  • MASSACHUSETTS DEPARMENT OF ENERGY RESOURCES
  • FACEBOOK
  • UNIVERSITY OF OSLO
  • NRG SOLAR
  • WESTLY GROUP
  • FEDERAL DISTRICT COURT (JUDGE)
  • GIVEWELL
  • CLIMATE POLICY INITIATIVE
  • SAN DIEGO GAS & ELECTRIC
  • INSTITUTE FOR TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT POLICY
  • STANFORD MEDICAL SCHOOL
  • U.S. GLOBAL CHANCE RESEARCH PROGRAM
  • SUNRUN
  • INSIGHT EDUCATION
  • CORNERSTONE RESEARCH
  • CALIFORNIA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
  • SAN JOAQUIN OUTDOOR EDUCATION
  • PARSONS CORPORATION
  • CALIFORNIA SEA GRANT (FELLOW)
  • PALO ALTO MEDICAL FOUNDATION
  • DEPARTMENT OF GLOBAL ECOLOGY, CARNEGIE INSTITUTION FOR SCIENCE