A degree in geography prepares a graduate for a career studying the Earth and its people. Geographers analyze the interrelationships between the Earth and the cultural patterns noticeable on the Earth. Graduates with a geography degree will find career opportunities in regional planning, industrail location research, and teaching.. The following occupations represent some career opportunities available to health science majors. Some will require additional education. For more information visit the Career Center in Lucina 220.
Aerial Photo InterpreterAgricultural Extension AgentAnthropologistCartographerClimatologistCommunity DeveloperComputer MapperEarth ScientistEcologistEnvironmental Impact AnalystEnvironmental ResearcherEnvironmental ScientistForestry TechnicianGeographerGIS SpecialistGeologistGeophysicistHazardous Waste PlannerHistorianHydrogeologistHydrologistIndustrial Location GeographerLand developerLand EconomistLandscape ArchitectMap CuratorMap EditorMarket Research AnalystMeteorologistNatural Resource ManagerNaturalistOceanographerOutdoor GuidePark RangerPetrologistPhotogrammetric TechnicianPhotogrammetristPhotographerPhysical GeographerPlanning/Cartographic TechnicianProfessorScience LibrarianSeismologistSociologistSoil ConservationistSoil ScientistSurveyorTeacherTechnical WriterTravel AgentUrban PlannerWater Quality SpecialistResources available in the Career Center, Lucina 220:
Career Opportunities in Conservation and the Environment (OCC GREEN 14)Career Opportunities in Science (OCC 191)Careers for Environmental Types & Others Who Respect the Earth (OCC PT 14)Careers in Focus: Environment (OCC GREEN 10)Careers in the Environment (OCC GREEN 12)Great Jobs for Geology Majors (OCC 94)College Majors Handbook (MAJ 6)Websites:
BSU Dept. of Geography: http://www.bsu.edu/geology/ Great Links to Explore (BSU Career Center) America ’s Career InfoNet: http://www.acinet.orgCNACareer.orgEmployment Outlook: http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0854971.htmlIndianaINTERNnet: http://www.indianaintern.net/home.aspInformation on Medical & Health Care education and careersInternships.comInternshipsUSA.comVault Career InsiderO*NET: http://online.onetcenter.orgOccupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/Salary Wizard: http://www.salary.comVolunteer Match: http://www.volunteermatch.org
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