Knaub Roman Viktorovich, Candidate of Geography, an associate professor at the nature management department at Tomsk State University, RANS corresponding member
The work is devoted to the analysis of the demand for university graduates in different areas of environmental protection. The analysis is based on students’ reports on practical training and the results of employment of graduates. The main areas of professional activity of people who have received education in the field of environmental management are described: environmental protection and nature management, educational organizations, environmental protection departments of production enterprises, design and survey institutions. Different areas of professional activity require different aspects of training. Based on the analysis of the sphere of professional activity and the labor market of environmental specialists, recommendations are proposed for assessing professional skills.
KEYWORDS: students, graduates, nature users, professional competencies of the nature user, employers.