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Undergraduate Student Careers

Currently there are more than 1000 SoMAS Undergraduate alumni, many of whom are employed all over the world.  Below is a selection of employers and career paths who currently employ graduates from our ATM, COS, EDP, EHI, EHM, ENS, GSS, MAR, MVB, and SUS, programs.

Students in our Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences program have gone on to...

...employment by the following organizations:

  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • National Weather Service
  • FleetWeather, Inc
  • Accu-Weather Inc
  • AWS Truewind. LLC
  • New12 Long Island / CBS radio NYC / WPIX NYC
  • KSBW - Monterey, CA
  • WeatherOptics Inc
  • Forecasting and Forensics Forecasting Consultants, LLC
  • Underwriter Laboratories (UL)
  • WAGM, Maine / WENY, Elmira NY
  • WeatherRouting, Inc.
  • Metro Weather Service, Inc
  • Nusano
  • StormGeo Inc, CA

...a graduate or professional program at:

  • Penn State
  • University of Miami
  • Ohio University
  • Texas A&M
  • University of California Davis
  • Columbia University
  • North Carolina State University
  • University of Rhode Island
  • Colorado State University
  • University Maryland

...internships with :

  • National Weather Service
  • WEATHER 2000
  • WeatherOptics Inc
  • News12 Long Island / WLNY TV55 / WNBC - NYC
  • Metro Weather Service, Inc
  • Climatronics, Inc
  • Suffolk County Water Authority, Our Water Our Lives

Students in our Coastal Environmental Studies program have gone on to...

...employment by the following organizations:

  • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Long Island Power Authority
  • Student Conservation Association
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • NYC Department of Environmental Protection

...a graduate or professional program at:

  • Cardozo School of Law
  • University of South Florida, Biology M.S. 
  • University of Maine, Marine Science

...internships with :

  • Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
  • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
  • NYC Department of Environmental Protection
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • H2M Architects + Engineers
  • J.C. Broderick & Associates

Students in our Ecosystems and Human Impact program have gone on to...

...employment by the following organizations:

  • NYC Parks and Recreation

...a graduate or professional program at:

  • Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, Ph.D. program
  • Hofstra Law School
  • Fordham, Ecology and Evolution Ph.D. program

...internships with :

  • American Museum of Natural History
  • Long Island Aquarium
  • Quogue Wildlife Refuge

Students in our Environmental Design, Policy, and Planning program have gone on to...

...employment by the following organizations:

  • AECOM Engineering, Project Engineer
  • JLL Commerical Real Estate, Research Analyst
  • Town of Easthampton, Planner
  • Stewart Engineering, transportation planner
  • HM White Landscape Architecture and Urban Design
  • NYC Department of Transportation, Deputy Chief of Staff

...a graduate or professional program at:

  • Columbia University, Sustainability Management M.S.
  • UC Berkeley, Master of Landscape Architecture 
  • CUNY, Master of Landscape Architecture
  • Pratt Institute, Master of Urban Planning

...internships with :

  • Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program
  • NYC Department of City Planning
  • Nassau County Department of Public Works and Planning
  • Bureau of Architecture and Urbanism, Paris, France
  • Horticultural Society of New York
  • Long Island Railroad
  • Camp Talooli
  • Factory Farming Awareness Coalition

Students in our Environmental Humanities program have gone on to...

...employment by the following organizations:

  • New York Aquarium
  • NYC Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Pine Barrens Society
  • Peace Corps
  • ELIJA Sustainable Farm

...a graduate or professional program at:

  • Columbia University; Climate and Society M.A.
  • University of Buffalo; Library and Information Science M.A. 
  • Colorado State University; Zoo, Aquarium, and Animal Shelter Management

...internships with :

  • Black Mountain Institute Intern (literature and permaculture)
  • Long Island Aquarium
  • New York League of Conservation Voters communications intern
  • New York Marine Rescue Center
  • OceansWide
  • Suffolk County Water Authority, Our Water Our Lives
  • Three Village Historical Society

Students in our Environmental Studies program have gone on to...

...employment by the following organizations:

  • NYS Department of Parks, Recreation, and Historical Preservation
  • Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO)
  • NYC Department of City Planning
  • Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
  • Discovery Cove
  • Bureau Veritas
  • University of Hawaii, Research Vessel Technical Support Specialist

...a graduate or professional program at:

  • New York University
  • Columbia University
  • Ohio State University
  • University of Greifswald

...internships with :

  • JC. Broderick Environmental Consulting
  • Little Ram Oyster Farm
  • Long Island Aquarium
  • The Nature Conservancy.
  • New York Marine Rescue Center
  • North Shore Land Alliance
  • Students for Climate Action
  • SWCA - Environmental Consultants
  • Winter Brothers Recycling

Students in our Geospatial Sciences  program have gone on to...

...employment by the following organizations:

  • United States Geological Survey
  • National Weather Service
  • NASA Johnson Space Center, PostDoc
  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • PSEG
  • Boeing
  • Cartegraph
  • Suffolk County Water Authority

...a graduate or professional program at:

  • University of South Florida, Biology M.S.
  • George Washington University, Biology M.S.
  • CUNY Queens College, Music theory M.A.; Yale Univeristy PhD Program
  • Penn State University, Meteorology M.S.
  • University of Miami, Meteorology PhD
  • Texas A&M, Geography M.S.
  • OSU, Fisheries and Wildlife Science M.S.

...internships with :

  • United States Geological Survey
  • L.K. McLean Associates, P.C.
  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Peconic Land Trust
  • Stony Brook University Library
  • Town of Southold
  • Town of Southampton

Students in our Marine Sciences program have gone on to...

...employment by the following organizations:

  • New York Aquarium
  • Thousand Islands Biological Station
  • Sea Education Association
  • Catalina Island Marine Institute
  • Rockaway Waterfront Alliance
  • Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery and Aquarium
  • Center for Wildlife Studies
  • NOAA Alaska Fisheries Science Center
  • Boeing Underwater Systems

...a graduate or professional program at:

  • Scripps Institute of Oceanography
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • University of South Alabama

...internships with :

  • Atlantic Marine Conservation Society (AMSEAS)
  • Dept. of Neurobiology & Behavior (SBU), Zebrafish Lab
  • Long Island Aquarium
  • New York Dept. of Environmental Conservation
  • New York Marine Rescue Center
  • Shinnecock Bay Restoration Project (SBU)
  • South Fork Natural History Museum & Nature Center
  • Students for Climate Action
  • SUNY Brockport, Limnology Lab

Students in our Marine Vertebrate Biology program have gone on to...

...employment by the following organizations:

  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Violet Cove Oyster Company
  • Long Island Aquarium
  • Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission
  • New York Marine Rescue Center

...a graduate or professional program at:

  • University of Miami
  • University of New Brunswick
  • University of Alberta
  • University of North Carolina - Wilmington
  • Montclair State University
  • Rutgers University

...internships with :

  • Atlantic Marine Conservation Society (AMSEAS)
  • Cascadia Research Collective
  • Institute of Marine & Environmental Technology
  • Long Island Aquarium
  • New York Marine Rescue Center
  • Norrie Point Environmental Center
  • Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery (SBU)

Students in our Sustainability Studies program have gone on to...

...employment by the following organizations:

  • EPA, Dept. of Research and Development
  • Target, Office of Sustainable Practice
  • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Global Foundries, NY / Logistics Planning
  • Sustainable Coordinator, University of Virgina

...a graduate or professional program at:

  • SUNY ESF, Forest and Resource Management M.S. 
  • Emergency Management, University of New Haven
  • Georgetown, Maters in Public Policy
  • Columbia, Sustainablilty Management
  • University of Denver, Public Policy

...internships with :

  • Big Island Farms
  • CentriSeed Innovations (SBU)
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Heart Beet Farms
  • Hobbs Farm
  • Long Island Pine Barrens Sociey
  • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
  • State Assembly Office, Steve Engelbright
  • Suffolk County Water Authority, Office of Sustainabilty
  • Town of Brookhaven, Dept. of recycling and Sustainable Material Manageent
  • Target, Promoting Sutainable practices