Employment of MSc European Forestry graduates

Our graduates are highly demanded by the labour market. All our students graduate with the ability to work in multicultural environments and with the latest knowledge on forest management and policy-making in Europe. Our alumni work all over the world and form bridges between countries and continents, which is acknowledged by employers who appreciate the ability to apply global thinking in local conditions.

Click on the student's voices link on the left to find out more about our students and alumni.

Examples of employment positions that our students have taken after graduation

Africa

African Development Bank, Tunisia: Expert
Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Cameroon: Associate professional officer
Hawassa University, Ethiopia: Lecturer and researcher
International Development Research Centre, Kenya: Consultant
Komatiland Forests Ltd., South Africa: District Manager
Mondi Group, South Africa: Environmental specialist
South African Forestry Company Limited ("Safcol), South Africa: General Manager Forest Operations, South Africa and Mozambique
University Abdelmalek Essadii, Morocco: PhD researcher

Americas

Andean Community General Secretariat, Peru: Consultant
Bahia Speciality Cellulose, Brazil: Silviculture coordinator
Bank of America, Costa Rica: Customer Service & Support
Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA-CNPTIA), Brazil: Researcher/GIS and Remote Sensing Analyst, Sustainable Landscapes Program
Corporación Fondo Biocomercio, Colombia: Monitoring and evaluation coordinator
Faber-Castell International, Brazil: Forestry supervisor
FAO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean, Chile: Forestry consultant
Grupo Index Ambiental, Brazil: Sustainability consultant
Iwokrama International Centre for Rain Forest Conservation and Development, Guyana: Monitoring Manager
Lakehead University, Canada: PhD student
Miami University of Ohio, USA: PhD student
Ministry of Forests, Land and Natural Resources, Canada: Resource technologist
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Canada: Protected areas planner
Reforestation Group International S. A., Costa Rica: Forestry engineer and plantation manager
Pöyry Silviconsult, Brazil: Forest Business Consultant
Silvacom, Canada: Forest Resource Analyst
TECPAR, Paraná's Institute of Technology, Brazil: Coordinator of Forest Management and Chain of Custody certification
Tree Canada, Canada: Researcher, ecosystem modeller
Tree Time Services Inc, Canada: Environmental consultant
Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada: PhD student
University of California, Berkeley, USA: PhD student
University of New Brunswick, Canada: Researcher
University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA: PhD student
US Forest Service, USA: Assistant teacher
Woodlands North Inc, Canada: Manager GIS, research and development

Asia

British Embassy, Beijing, China: Project manager
CARE International in Nepal, Hariyo Ban Program, Nepal: REDD Specialist
Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Indonesia: Research officer
Chinese Academy of Forestry, China: Associate research Professor
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China: Associate Professor
Climate Bridge Ltd., China: Project manager
German Development Service, Mongolia: Forestry officer
ICIMOD, Pakistan: National project manager REDD+
IKEA, Indonesia: Southeast Asia forestry coordinator
Indonesian Biodiversity Foundation, Indonesia: Forest conservation and climate change specialist
Indonesian Institute of Sciences, Indonesia: Researcher
Institute of Green Economy, India: Research associate
Mae Fah Luang University, Thailand: Officer at Botanical Garden
Ministry of Agriculture, Jordan: Head of Forest Department of Southern Jordan
Ministry of Environment, Pakistan: Consultant on climate change policy
Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation, Nepal: Assistant Research Officer
Ministry of Forestry, Indonesia: Data analyst in forest fire extinguishing
National Institute of Advanced Studies, India: PhD student
Nature Conservancy, Indonesia: Head of Bureau (East Borneo)
Northwest A&F University, China: Lecturer
Pact, Cambodia: Senior carbon programme officer
RECOFTC, Thailand: Programme officer
Thailand Research Fund, Thailand: Project coordinator
Toastmasters International, China: Area Governor
Wetlands International, China: Project officer
World Agroforestry Centre, Southeast Asia Region: Project officer
WWF, Pakistan: Programme development coordinator
YMCA-Lebanon, Lebanon: Agricultural engineer

Europe

Alternconsult, France: Carbon footprint analyst
Alterra, the Netherlands: Intern
Arbonaut Ltd, Finland: Senior GIS specialist
Bosgroepen, the Netherlands: Project worker
Bureau Veritas Group, Russia: Expert in forestry certification
Central Ostrobothnia University of Applied Sciences, Finland: Teacher
Donaña Biological Station, Spain: PhD researcher
Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonia: PhD student
European External Action Service, Cape Verde: Infrastructures and engineering programme officer
European Forest Institute, Regional Office EFIATLANTIC, France: Junior researcher
European Panel Federation, Belgium: Research adviser
Finnish Forest Research Institute (METLA), Finland: Senior researcher
FMO, the Netherlands: Environmental and social specialist
Forest Technological Centre of Catalonia, Spain: Researcher
Forestal Catalana, Spain: GIS technician
GAENA Environment, Spain: Forest engineer in GIS
German Aerospace Center in Munich, Germany:  PhD student
IFSA/IUFRO, Austria: Junior professional officer
IIASA, Austria: Research assistant
Innova Wood, Belgium: Secretary General
IRTA, Spain: Research assistant
Kesla Oyj, Finland: Sales manager
Larenstein University of Professional Education, the Netherlands: Lecturer
Mid Sweden University, Sweden: PhD student
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation, the Netherlands: Policy official in Natura 2000
Norwegian Forest and Landscape Institute, Norway: Researcher
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Germany: PhD student
Pöyry Management Consulting, United Kingdom: Consultant
Promenade Research, Finland: Account Manager
ROMSILVA, Romania: Forest engineer at the Romania State Forest Institute Enterprise-ROMSILVA
Stora Enso, Russia: HRD Manager Forest Products Russia
SVEZA-Les Ltd., Russia: Marketing specialist
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden: Researcher, PhD student
Technical University of Denmark, Denmark: PhD student
University College Cork, Ireland: Postdoctoral researcher
University of Bern, Switzerland: PhD candidate
University of Eastern Finland, Finland: Lecturer and researcher
University of Freiburg, Germany: PhD student
University of Helsinki, Finland: PhD student
University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria: Scientific assistant
United Paper Mills (UPM), Russia: Environmental specialist
Velux, Russia: Business partner
Wageningen University, the Netherlands: Research assistant
Waldkonzepte, Germany: Forest consultant

Oceania

Deakin University, Australia: PhD student

 

The latest update: 24 January 2018.