The environmental health and safety field offers the benefit of job diversity, so you may choose from a variety of careers and industries. Occupational and environmental health professionals who specialize in industrial hygiene are in particularly high demand across many industries. You may choose employment in a variety of organizations, such as:

  • Public utilities
  • Colleges and universities
  • Government agencies
  • Insurance companies
  • Labor unions
  • Chemical companies
  • Research laboratories
  • Consulting firms
  • Hospitals
  • Manufacturing companies
  • Hazardous waste companies

Below is a select list of the many companies that have offered jobs to our students.

  • Alcoa
  • Caterpillar
  • Eli Lilly
  • Exxon Mobile
  • General Motors
  • Ford
  • Boeing
  • Dow Chemical
  • Subaru
  • 3M
  • John Deere
  • Abbott Labs

Industrial hygiene careers frequently lead to upper-management positions. However, the fastest-growing segment of the industrial hygiene profession is self-employment or consulting.