|What is Geology?||Related Career Titles|
|Related Major Skills||Job & Internship Search Links|
|Career Planning Links||Professional Association Links|
|Miscellaneous Resources||UNCW Dept. of Geology|
According to Earth Science World: Do you find the prospect of working on a wide range of Earth-related issues, from resource management to environmental protection exciting? Do you enjoy working outdoors? Travel? Do you enjoy puzzle solving and working across scales, using details to solve wider problems? Then the geosciences may be an interesting career path to investigate.
- The scientific study of the origin, history, and structure of the earth.
- The structure of a specific region of the earth's crust.
- The scientific study of the origin, history, and structure of the solid matter of a celestial body.
(Some require further education)
|Aerial Photographer||Geomorphologist||National Park Service|
|Computer Analyst||Hydrologist||Park Naturalist|
|Consultant||Industrial Hygienist||Park Ranger|
|Coop Extension Agent||Instrumentation Tech||Parks-Natural Resource Mgr|
|Economic Geologist||Laboratory Technician||Peace Corps Worker|
|Environmental Consultant||Landscape/Nursery Mgr||Petroleum Engineer|
|Environmental Geologist||Marine Advisor||Petroleum Geologist|
|Environmental Lawyer||Materials Analyst||Petrologist|
|Forest Ranger||Mathematician||Planetary Geologist|
|Petroleum/Mining Mgr||Medical Doctor||Pollution Control Specialist|
|Sales Engineer||Soil Scientist||Surveyor|
|Scientific Photographer||Soil Scientist, Agriculture||Technical Writer|
|Seismologist||Structural Geologist||US Foreign Service Worker|
|Volcanologist||Water Quality Control Tech||Well Logging Specialist|
|Waste Management||Water Remote Sensing||Geophysical Exploration|
|Hydrogeologist||Waste Disposal Specialist|
Geology majors need skills in the following areas: Investigation, Communication, Computation and Technical.
|Define research problems||Develop research proposals||Measure distances|
|Develop research models||Review scientific literature||Measure relationships|
|Design equipment||Establish hypothesis||Summarize research|
|Perform calculations||Identify materials/specimens||Mathematical modeling|
|Observe data & things||Gather/analyze data||Inform, explain, instruct|
|Maintain records||Establish/control designs||Evaluate ideas|
|Prepare technical reports||Utilize math formulas||Design simulations|
|See relationships in factors||Use technical instruments||Draw meaningful concl.|
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