HIRED EVEN BEFORE SHE GRADUATED: Trumbull Corporation offered Jessie Cunkelman '13 a part-time job while she was still a student; after graduating with her safety sciences degree, she started full-time as a site safety manager. Jessie says her IUP professors “definitely prepared me for my field. I'm doing very well, and I love my job. I'm very happy with how things turned out."
“The Safety Sciences Career Fair attracts top Fortune 500 companies. Georgia Pacific, Chevron, US Steel, and GM are just some of the companies that have gone there to recruit.”
Chris Banyai, ('11), Safety Sciences, Safety Leader for Georgia Pacific
“When I have to write new procedures, the training I had at IUP really helps out. It's very pertinent to what I do now.”
Jessie Cunkelman, ('13), Safety Sciences, Site Safety Manager for Trumbull Corporation
The need for professionals in safety, health, and environmental applied sciences has never been greater. With a BS in safety, health, and environmental applied sciences, you're perfectly positioned for an entry-level SHE position where you will be involved with hazard identification, evaluation, and control activities. But equally important, you will be able to communicate effectively, a critical competence when guiding management on safety issues. Your degree is also the gateway for applying for more advanced degrees in this exciting and challenging field.
With a BS in safety, health and environmental applied sciences, you will be on a path to advise management on control measures needed for safety, health, and environmental hazards in a variety of industries, such as:
With a BS in safety, health, and environmental applied sciences, you can pursue these higher degrees:
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