Live Your CareerThe range of environmental careers is expanding based on growing demands from the public, industry, government and regulatory bodies.
From habitat restoration, wetland management and species-at-risk recovery to land reclamation, plant inventory work, and site assessment, accountability is demanded and global environmental responsibility is expected. As a CARE program student, you’ll be part of that effort.
Full-time and Summer Job Opportunities in 2012 included:
- Junior Range Summer Technician, Dawson Creek, BC
- Invasive Weed Technician, Glenbow Ranch Park, Calgary, Alberta
- Riparian Technician, Cows and Fish, Lethbridge, Alberta
- Weed Inspectors, summer positions, Various counties
- Rare Plant Surveyor, Nature Saskatchewan, Regina, Saskatchewan
- Wetland Technicians, Aquality Environmental Consulting, Edmonton, Alberta
- Soil Technician, Golder Associates, Edmonton, Alberta
- Wetland Technician, County of Vermilion, Vermilion, Alberta
- Environmental Consultant, EBA Engineering Consultants, Calgary, Alberta
Salary potentialThe average, career-related starting wage for Lakeland Environmental Science Diploma graduates is $55,786. The Alberta Wage and Salary Survey reports that environmental industry wages start at $44,800, and average $87,600.
- 100% of CARE graduates have either started their careers in the environmental industry or have chosen to pursue a degree here or elsewhere
- 100% of CARE graduates say they are confident that they have the knowledge and skills they need to start a career
- 92% of CARE graduates were either satisfied or very satisfied with this program and they would recommend it to others.