Careers and Opportunities
Geographers study how people interact with both physical and human environments. They identify and analyze the global patterns that shape our lives.
Geographers enjoy a number of career options in high demand fields such as geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing, urban and regional planning, housing and community development, retail site location, computer mapping, environmental analysis or resource management, tourism or planning, climatology and resource conservation.
For detailed job descriptions and information about career planning and geography training, see the Careers in Geography section of the Association of American Geographers.
Research and Scholarships
- Wildlands Studies
- LA Geographical Society Scholarships
- Rocky Mountain Field Institute
- Humanity In Action (HIA)
- Geospatial Sciences Awards
- Udall Scholarship
- US Census Bureau Jobs
- Yahoo.com - Land a Government Job Now
- US Government - General Accountability Office (GAO)
- ESRI Careers- University Recruiting
- NASA - DEVELOP
- South Coast Air Quality Management District