Professional Careers in Government

Our students pursue careers with a variety of governmental and tribal agencies.  Alumni, please don't keep us in suspense!  Please inform us if we're missing your employer's name.

  • Advanced Simulation Capability for Environmental Management (National Lab Consortium)
  • Agricultural Research Service (USDA)
  • Arizona Army National Guard
  • Arizona Attorney General
  • Arizona Department of Environmental Quality
  • Arizona Department of Water Resources
  • Arizona Master Watershed Steward Program
  • Belize National Hydrometerological Service
  • British Antarctic Survey
  • Bureau of Economic Geology (State Geological Survey, Texas)
  • Bureau of Meteorology, Australia (Melbourne Area)
  • California State Lands Commission (Environmental Planning and Management)
  • California State Legislature (Science and Technology Fellow, Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Water)
  • Central Arizona Project
  • City of Riverside, Public Utilities
  • City of Tucson, Tucson Water
  • Colorado Basin River Forecast Center
  • Colorado Division of Water Resources
  • Colorado Water Conservation
  • Confederated Salish-Kootenai Tribes
  • Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson
  • Desert Research Institute (Nevada)
  • Government of the District of Columbia, Department of the Environment, Water Quality Division (Washington, DC)
  • Hydraulics and Maritime Research Centre (University College Cork, Ireland)
  • Idaho Department of Water Resources
  • International Pacific Research Center (Hawaii)
  • Interstate Stream Commission (New Mexico)
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory (California)
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Metropolitan Council of the Twin Cities
  • Metropolitan Domestic Water Improvement District
  • Mexico Institute of Water Technology
  • NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • NASA Kennedy Space Center
  • National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
  • National Forest Service (e.g. Coronado National Forest, Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest, Pacific Northwest Region)
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Office of Hydrologic Development)
  • National Water Commission of Mexico, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
  • National Weather Service (everywhere)
  • Navajo Nation Environmental Protection Agency
  • New Mexico Environment Department, Surface Water Quality Bureau
  • New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission
  • Norwegian Institute for Air Research
  • Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation
  • Orange County Water District (California)
  • Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • Peace Corps
  • Pima County Association of Governments
  • Pima County Department of Environmental Quality
  • Pima County Regional Flood Control District
  • Sandia National Laboratory
  • San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board
  • South Florida Water Management District
  • Southwest Research Institute
  • Tohono O'odham Nation
  • Tucson Water
  • U.S. Air Force Weather Agency
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • U.S. Army White Sands (New Mexico)
  • U.S. Department of Air Force
  • U.S. Department of Energy
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • U.S. Geological Survey
  • U.S. Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
  • Washington Department of Ecology
  • Water Resources Research Center (University of Arizona)
  • West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center (NOOA)
  • White Mountain Apache Tribe
  • Yavapai County Flood Control District