Geography and planning majors are prepared for professional positions in consulting and engineering firms, local, state, and federal government agencies, and transportation and planning agencies. Students who attend graduate school typically pursue studies in physical geography, environmental science, human geography, planning, or GIS.
Recent graduates have been hired as GIS technicians, community planners, transportation planners, retail market research analysts, construction managers, environmental scientists, environmental field technicians, and hydrographic survey technicians. Typical hiring firms include engineering firms that offer comprehensive regional or municipal planning; local, state, and federal governments; land development companies; and market/demographic consultants.
Recent grauated have been hired by companies and agencies including:
- TVGA Engineering, Surveying, PC
- Habitat for Humanity
- Town of Amherst Planning Department
- Erie County Department of Environment and Planning
- New York State Department of Transportation
- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
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