What jobs usually go to Environmental Scientists, and what jobs go to Environmental Engineers?

In consulting, what jobs go to who? Are there areas where Environmental Scientists have more of an advantage than the Engineers?

Asked By: 15fsg546rge1rrheljh45hjr90459ty3 - 3/23/2007
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If you want to get into the environmental consulting field a BS or higher in Engineering or Geology is essential. Those that I have worked with with degrees in Environmental Science do not garner the respect of the Geologist or Engineer... More
Answered By: EnviroDude - 3/23/2007
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Here in California it is far more advantageous to be a geologist. Geologists rule the environmental field even more than do Environmental scientists. Go figure. The reason is that it requires a state registered geologists (PG) to sign papers. Engineers who have civil certification are approximately equal with a... More
Answered By: jim z - 3/23/2007
Everyone works for the Env. Engineer. My father is an Environmental Engineer, he hires the scientist, the Geologists, and the consultants.
Answered By: Ray2play - 3/23/2007
My son is an environmental engineer in London. He oversees new building projects and makes sure they are energy efficient. Also reviews energy use in existing buildings and recommends changes to save energy costs. Loves his job. Don't know what an environmental scientist would do.
Answered By: MinaF - 3/23/2007
E.S's . are basicly researchers and inventors. E.E.'s are the designers and builders of enviromental projects using the technology developed by the scientists... More
Answered By: reinformer - 3/23/2007
If you're more interested in the natural and biological aspect of the environment, then you'd want to be an Environmental Scientist. If you're good with numbers and formulas, then you could also be an Environmental Engineer.
Answered By: rob1977nc - 3/23/2007
Hello, I am an Energy Engineer focused on Renewables and Energy efficiency and it´s also a very interesting field... More
Answered By: Nicolas M - 3/23/2007
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