Students

Geography

Career opportunities in geography are diverse. Employment opportunities vary from positions in business and government to jobs in planning and education. Others choose to utilize their knowledge and energies in programs such as the Peace Corps. Because of the breadth of the discipline, many students choose to specialize in a subfield such as community studies, natural resources and environmental sciences, GIS and spatial analysis, or geographic education. Please note that some careers below will require further education.

Related Career Titles:

Cartographer
College/University Faculty
Conservation Manager
Consultant
Historic Preservation Consultant
Location Analyst
Surveyor
Urban Planner

Related Geography Links:

The American Geographical Society
Association of American Geographers
National Council for Geographic Education
National Geographic
American Congress on Surveying & Mapping/National Society of Professional Surveyors

Where else can I find information?

USF Geography Program
Occupational Outlook Handbook
O*Net Online