What can you do with a Geography degree?

Posted on November 16th, 2011 by

It’s Geography Awareness Week!

So what can you do with a degree in Geography? Geography provides a broad base that allows graduates to work in diverse fields in education, government, business, research, and NGOs (non-governmental organizations). Here are some examples of careers for geographers:

natural hazards analyst

urban planner

geographic information scientist

soil scientist

community developer

cartographer

climatologist

environmental impact assessor

water resource specialist

teacher

forester

real estate appraiser

environmental conservationist

market researcher

community organizer

tour guide

policy researcher

demographer

remote sensing scientist

logistics analyst

surveyor

foreign services officer

writer

activist

See https://gustavus.edu/careercenter/planning/majors/html/geography.html and http://www.aag.org/cs/jobs_and_careers/profiles_of_geography_professionals/spotlight_on_geographers for more ideas!

 

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