Environment and Marine Systems

Explore a career that's as big as the great outdoors! With our one- and two-year Environment and Marine Systems programs, you can pursue your interest in the environment while preparing for a career in this exciting and growing field. As legislation evolves and industry expands its focus on environmental issues, employment opportunities within this sector are increasing. Learn through a combination of classroom lecture/laboratory sessions, industry tours and on-the-job practical training at various industry locations.

  • Employment opportunities exist within the environmental consulting sector, federal or provincial governments, or other agencies/organizations involved with environmental issues.
  • Depending on the program, there may be opportunities for accreditation both provincially and nationally as well as external certifications.
  • Explore the possibility of receiving credit towards a degree from various universities.

Career Possibilities

  • Program Officer
  • Environmental Technologist
  • Drafting Technologists/Technician
  • Natural and Applied Science Policy Researcher/Consultant
  • Geological and Mineral Technologist/Technician
  • Technical Sales Specialist

At Marine Harvest Canada, we have established a long-term relationship with the NBCC Aquaculture team. The students that we have hired from NBCC are not only well grounded in basic Aquaculture knowledge, but they come prepared to work. Of the schools that we hire from, NBCC students are consistently the most prepared to enter the workforce.

Dean DobrinskyMarine Harvest Canada