Future career

Graduates from this programme are well equipped with the knowledge and skills to continue their academic training as a PhD student, or to start a career as a scientific professional at universities, research institutes and consultancies. Depending on their specialization, graduates may take up positions as meteorologists, hydrologists, water quality scientists or soil scientists in the public or private sector.


Graduates in Earth and Environment work in staff and executive positions as researchers, project leaders, advisors, process or environmental technologists, engineers, commercial managers and policy makers. They find jobs all over the world. If you would like to know more about some of the careers of our alumni, you can read their experiences below. More information about job opportunities can be found on the website of the Alumni Office of Wageningen University & Research.