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Careers in the Geosciences: Geologists Wanted!

Surveys of geoscience professionals and university programs indicate that the employment outlook for geoscientists is quite positive for the foreseeable future. The following links can help you explore an exciting and fulfilling career in the geosciences. Use these links to investigate:
--Employment prospects in the various subdisciplines of geology
--General job descriptions as well as testimonials from people actually working in the field
--Degree(s) needed for your specialization within the geosciences
--Geology departments that best fit your career and educational goals
Unfortunately, there is no single clearinghouse for such a volume of information. We recommend that you explore all of these links to get the best overall assessment.
U.S Bureau of Labor and Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook: Geoscientists

American Geological Institute's Geoscience Currents- Workforce Snapshots
American Geological Institute's Earth Science Career Guide
American Geological Institute's Careers and Employers Guide
American Geological Institute's Guide to Geoscience Departments

Geotimes Career Page
Geology.com Job Page
Geology.com Salaries Article
Recent Article in Bloomberg News
Recent Article in Science Careers

Undergraduate & Graduate Geology Programs at Arizona's Public Universities
Arizona State University School of Earth and Space Exploration
Northern Arizona University Geology Program Overview
University of Arizona Department of Geosciences Overview
Choosing Geology Graduate Schools

Environmental Science Careers
Ready to start pursuing a career in the Geosciences at Glendale Community College and continue to one of the state's three universities? Click here for the requirements of the Associates of Science Degree in Geology.


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Last update: Wednesday February 20 2013