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Careers & Graduate Opportunities

A degree in Energy Resource Management and Development opens doors to a wide variety of career pathways in the energy sector and beyond. Explore some of the professional options below as well as graduate opportunitites.

Professional Land Management Concentration

 

Average Starting Salary: $63,600

100% Job placement at graduation for the class of 2019 

 


 

 

Energy and Environmental Systems Concentration

 

Average Starting Salary: $51,500

100% Job placement at graduation for the class of 2019 

 


 

Job Opportunities - PLM

  • Land Acquisition Specialist
  • Surface Landman
  • Contract Landman
  • Mineral Landman
  • Division Order Analyst
  • Realty Specialist
  • Right-of-Way Agent
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Project Manager
  • Public Relations Manager

Typical employers are companies in the oil, gas, pipeline, coal, utilities, wind and solar fields; federal and state government; law firms; and independent landmen brokerage companies.


 

Job Opportunities - EES

  • Enviromental Scientist
  • Biological Field Technician
  • Industrial Ecologist
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Natural Resource Analyst
  • Environmental Compliance Coordinator
  • Environment Health and Safety Analyst
  • Environmental Services Technician
  • Regulatory Analyst
  • Water/Range Technician

Typical employers are oil and gas companies; coal companies; environmental consulting firms; conservation districts; state and federal governments.


 

Recent Graduate Jobs - PLM

  • BP Lower 48 - Surface Land Negotiator
  • Hoover and Stacy - Independent Landman
  • ISEC - Project Engineer
  • Kearns & West - Facilitation - Post Graduate Internship
  • LoneTree Energy & Associates - Contract Landman
  • McDonald Land Services - Lease Buyer
  • NextEra Energy Inc - Land Services Representative
  • NorthStar Energy - Contract Landman
  • Occidental Petroleum (formerly Anadarko Petroleum Corp.) - Surface Landman
  • Pacer Energy - Landman
  • QEP Resources - Division Order Analyst
  • Royal Dutch Shell - Land Representative
  • Tri-State Generation & Transmission Assoc - Transmission Siting Permiting & Environmental Planner
  • Ultra Petroleum - Land Technician
  • Wyoming Department of Transportation - Land Management Specialist II
  • Western States Land Services - Land Agent
  • Rocking WW Minerals - Title Landman
  • US Army - Signal Officer
  • Bureau of Land Management - Production Accountability Manager

Recent Graduate Jobs - EES

  • Absaroka Energy & Environmental Consulting LLC - Environmental Technician
  • Campbell County Conservation District - Water/Range Technician
  • Crestone - EHS&R Field Technician
  • DCP Midstream - Environmental Compliance Coordinator
  • Down Hole Tools of Wyoming - Field Representative
  • Encana - Environmental Health & Safety Analyst
  • Encana - Regulatory Analyst
  • Environmental Works Inc - Compliance Scientist
  • FDL Energy - Environmental Engineer
  • Halliburton - Laboratory Technician
  • Kiewit - Field Engineer
  • Kiewit - Environmental Engineer
  • Manly Vale - Environmental Scientist
  • Marathon - Air Quality Specialist
  • SWCA Environmental Consulting - Biological Field Technician
  • USDA NRCS - Soil Conservation
  • Western States Reclamation Inc. - Foreman
  • Wood Group PSN - Project Engineer
  • Wyoming State Engineers Office - Natural Resource Analyst
  • Trihydro - LDAR Environment Technician

 


Graduate School Opportunities

A degree in Energy Resource Management and Development provides a pathway to many graduate programs and law school. With a foundation in fundamental law courses and negotiations in both concentrations, students are set up for success as they embark on their postgraduate legal education. 

Students wishing to pursue a Masters Degree in scientific fields have a variety of options to choose from including water quality, rangeland ecology and watershed management, and environmental & natural resources.  

EXPLORE UW GRADUATE OPPORTUNITIES

 

Contact Us

School of Energy Resources

Kami Danaei

Manager, Academic Advising

1000 E University Ave., Dept. 3012

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-6879

Email: kdanaei@uwyo.edu

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