Broad and Flexible Curriculum
No other university - and no other environmental school - takes such a broad approach to environmental science and policy. The Nicholas School emphasizes a systems perspective. Science, economics, policy, decision-making, and risk analyses are the real-world tools students are taught to employ when examining critical global issues.
Extensive Financial Aid Program
The Nicholas School’s Career & Professional Development Center provides a variety of services to support our guiding mission: to make the vision of a sustainable future a reality. As leading career experts, our four full-time staff members work directly with students, alumni, and employers to connect outstanding candidates with outstanding opportunities.
- 30 years of connections with employers
- Resume-building workshops
- Internship consultations
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5,000+ Alumni Across the World Making an Impact
As a Nicholas School graduate, you'll be part of our global alumni network with all the benefits it confers.
- Career opportunities in private, public and entrepreneurial sectors in all corners of the globe
- Networking events
- Mentoring programs
- The respect and influence that a Duke-branded education can give you
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Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
Location, Location, Location
Cross-disciplinary research in: atmospheric science; climate change; ecology & conservation; economics, policy & governance; energy; environmental health; forests; geosciences; oceans; sustainability; technology; toxicology; water; wetlands; and more.
More than 150 faculty working in more than 75 countries and oceans worldwide.
Opportunities for MEM/MF students to work with faculty and PhD students campuswide.