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Environmental Scientists

An environmental scientist is a professional who studies the impacts of natural and unnatural methods of various physical elements on our environment and planet. These experts use their knowledge of natural science to protect the atmosphere, surroundings and human health. They make sure our environment is preserved from all the toxic and hazardous actions.

Career Options

  • - Environmental consultant - Environmental education officer - Environmental manager - Nature conservation officer - Recycling officer - Sustainability consultant - Waste management officer - Water quality scientist - Restoration biologist - Soil scientist - Wetland biologist - Wildlife biologist - Zoologist

Educational Qualifications

  • 12th examination, minimum of 50% in aggregate of Physics, Chemistry and Biology and Maths from a recognized board.

Personal Skills

  • - Ability to work with a team - Communication and quantitative skills - Critical thinking & problem solving - Detail-oriented - Inquisitive - Interpersonal skills - Integration and application of knowledge - Observational and investigative skills - Physical stamina for fieldwork - Professional values & ethics

Courses to be pursued

  • - Certificate in Environmental Studies (CES) - Certificate Courses in Environmental Science - Diploma in Environmental Science - Diploma in Environmental Law - Diploma in Environment Protection - Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science - Bachelor of Environmental Management - Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science & water Management - Master of Philosophy in Environmental Sciences

Top Colleges

  • St. Stephen's College Address: University Enclave, North Campus, Delhi, 11000 Phone: 011 2766 7271 Website: https://www.ststephens.edu/
  • Loyola College Address: Sterling Road, Nungambakkam, Near Nungambakkam Railway Station, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600034 Phone: 011 2766 7271 Website: http://www.loyolacollege.edu/

Working Conditions

Environmental scientists and specialists work in offices and laboratories. Few of them might spend time in the field gathering data and monitoring environmental conditions. Many environmental scientists and specialists work full time.

Top Companies

  • Environmental Resources Management Address: ERM India Private Limited, Building 10, Tower A, 4th Floor, DLF Cyber City, Gurugram, Haryana 122002 Phone: 0124 417 0300 Website: https://www.erm.com/
  • Envirotech Instruments Pvt. Ltd Address: Shop No: A271, Mathura Road, Okhla Industrial Area I, Okhla Industrial Area, Delhi 110020 Phone: 011 2681 1833 Website: http://www.envirotechinstruments.in/

Successful Persons

Anadish Pal

Anadish Kumar Pal is an inventor, poet, and environmentalist from Bengal, India. Anadish Pal has obtained ten US patents, a patent issued in 2009 for an electromagnetically controlled, fuel-efficient internal combustion engine which is titled, "Relaying piston multiuse valve-less electromagnetically controlled energy conversion devices". He was provided with two more patents in 2009 for a unique gas-operated reloading gun which is known as "Magnetic gyro-projectile device with electronic combustion and turbo generation and gyro stabilization.

Bhai Puran Singh

Bhai Puran Singh was born in Rajewal Ludhiana district, Punjab. He is acknowledged for the home he discovered in Amritsar, named Pingalwara which is long after his death still used for the sick, disabled and abandoned people. He dedicated his life to the selfless service of humanity long back in 1947.

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