The human migration from countryside to cities has now resulted, for better or for worse, in more than half the world’s population living in urban areas. While urban growth is especially intense in developing countries, the urban population of the U.S. is growing faster than the nation’s overall population and recently surpassed 80% of the total.
The Seattle University Catalog is your source for information regarding the current curriculum for the Urban Sustainability Specialization.
Recent EVST graduates with a specialty in Urban Sustainability have found careers with these organizations:
Food Resource Development Coordinator, Pike Market Food Bank
Transportation Planner, Caltrans
Volunteer Coordinator, Friends of North Creek Forest
Global Energy and Sustainability Management, Ecova
Project Engineer, McKinstry
Stewardship Associate, Whatcom Land Trust
Parks Ambassador, Downtown Seattle Association
Transportation Associate (planning, programming, grants), Los Angeles Metro
Earth Sciences Research Consultant, NASA Ames Research Center
Consultant, PM Environmental
Environmental Specialist, Washington Environmental Council
Other helpful links about career opportunities can be found on the Career Resources page.