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Careers in Geology

For a list careers related to geology click HERE (PDF).

For a list of career tracks to follow to reach those careers click HERE (link)

Career Links

All Types / General Geoscience
Academic
Petroleum
  • Find links to petroleum-only sites in www.aapg.org.
  • www.rigzone.com - includes an extensive directory of petroleum and service companies
(Service companies provide data and services to petroleum companies. They generally hire people with 2-5 years of industry experience, and are excellent employers). A few of their web sites include job postings, and most discuss careers.
Environmental / Engineering
(Advice: Privately-owned companies tend to treat employees a little better than publicly traded ones).
Mining
Government
Military
National Laboratories
Specialized Associations

 

 

Valuable Software to Learn: MODFLOW, GMS (created at BYU), Landmark, ArcGIS. Search on software name for example projects and software information.