Graduates find employment in environmental consulting, remediation, or enforcement or mining and natural-resource development at all levels. Graduates also may attend graduate school to study geology, environmental geology, and related fields to work as geologists in industry or universities. Environmental consulting firms and government agencies such as the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the National Park Service have hired graduates of the program.
Graduates of the B.S. program may also become teachers of earth sciences in middle and high schools or educators in museums and nature centers.
Career resource links for Geoscientists
Companies with local offices that hire geologists
Jobs in Geoscience and other environmental careers
- AGI's Guide to Geoscience Careers and Employers
- Earthworks Worldwide postings of jobs in many disciplines
- EcoEmploy.com includes a list of companies that have environmental jobs by state.
- The Environmental Careers Organization
Career resource links for science educators