5 Career Paths to Consider If You're Interested in Sustainability
With the world population expected to grow to 9.8 billion by 2050 and the rise of extreme weather, it's no surprise that opportunities for careers in sustainability have increased. Sustainability is the study and practice of how to reduce human impact on the natural world, and it has become an integral aspect of how more individuals go about their lives and how organizations do business. Higher education institutions now offer sustainability degrees, but you may find it overwhelming to figure where to start. The term is not always attached to a specific job position -- although those certainly exist; rather, you may want to explore a target industry and find how to integrate sustainability into a target role. Below, I've highlighted five fields that will need innovative and skilled young professionals with an interest in sustainability.