Protect the Future -- Protect the Environment

If you’re interested in preserving our environment and improving quality of life, you can make a real impact with us. Southern Company has invested $5 billion in environmental controls. And we’re the largest contributor to environmental research at the Electric Power Research Institute.

Environmental specialties are a critical — and growing — job area in the energy field. Staff environmentalists guide their companies in controlling the

Environmental Careers   

polluting by-products of energy production to protect air and water quality, wildlife and plant life, and human health. Other specialists concentrate on the legal and regulatory aspects of formulating and complying with state and federal environmental laws.

Most employees in the environmental field have either advanced technical or college science degrees. Some fields of expertise: air and water quality; chemistry or chemical engineering, environmental law, and environmental studies.