Geography, Geology, and the Environment
Geography, Geology, and the Environment

Links to GGE Careers

Here are a few links to the possible careers and explanation of those careers in Geography, Geology, and Environmental Studies and Science.  SRU's Career Services has a resource that supplies a general description of a degree program, a list of possible career paths, and skills and specific to the program.


New! The US News and World Report includes urban regional planners among its 30 Best Careers of 2009.  A multi-faceted job for a multi-talented person includes an overview of field, a "day in the life," salary data and so on. is for students and others interested in learning about careers in geospatial technologies.

A 17-page survey of jobs in geography from the US Department of Labor

The Association of American Geographers List of possible jobs for Geographers, on-line job search tools, etc.

Portland State University Career Center Links to career resources

Here are two GIS job sites: and GeoSearch

Colorado University Resources for Geographers Resources and links for geographers

Employment Opportunities in Geography University of California, Riverside's compiled Geography links


American Geological Institute: a federation of earth science associations with all sorts of information, including this guide to the Geoscience Workforce

GSU Employment in Geology Georgia State University's explanation of career opportunities in Geosciences, links to agencies

The Geological Society of America: a scientific society that includes a careers section

SRU's Career Services has an annotated list of earth science career websites

Environmental Science and Studies

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville answers the question "what can I do with this degree?"

Environmental Jobs & Careers Directory of environmental jobs

Student Conservation Association Its mission is to engage young people in hands-on service to the land

Careers in Environmental Science and Policy Listed Careers and links to career opportunities

Environmental Jobs and Careers Contains environmental job postings and career information

SRU's Career Service has a list of environmental career websites

New! Careers in Environmental Services: Some Observations by Jim Hathaway

Government Jobs

SRU's Career Services has a government jobs webpage.

Any questions? Contact the department by email or phone: (724.738.2048).

2005 Department of Geography, Geology, & the Environment
Created 17 February 2006, updated 6 January 2009 by Jim Hathaway
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