Geosciences Job Information

Career Services at UWM

Sources of Summer Employment

Various Disciplines in the Geosciences

Why Become an Earth Scientist?

Areas of Geosciences Employment

Computer Geology
Economic Geology
Evironmental (General)
Environmental Geochemistry
Environmental Geo-Engineering
Environmental Geology
Field / Mapping Geology
Geography / GIS
Geology (General)
Geomorphology
Geophysics (General)
Geoscience / Earth Science (General)
Geotechnical Writing
Geothermal Resource Management
Glaciology
Hazards / Waste Management
Historical Geology
Hydrology / Hydrogeology Marine Science
Mathematical Science
Mineralogy / Crystallography
Mining (General)
Mining Geoscience
Mudlogging
Oceanography
Paleobotany
Paleoecology
Paleontology / Palynology
Park / Land Management
Petroleum (General)
Petroleum Geochemistry
Petroleum Geo-Engineering
Petroleum Geology
Petroleum Geophysics
Petrology / Petrography
Petrophysics / Log Analysis
Photo Geology / Satellite Imagery
Planetary Geoscience
Remote Sensing
Rock Mechanics

Interested in processes that shape Earth

Likes to work outdoors

See beautiful geologic locations

Good Pay

Great opportunities

Large range of employment options

Banking Industry

Education

Environmental Watchdog Groups:
Audubon Society
Earth Watch
Evironmental Defense Fund
Greenpeace
National Audubon Society
Sierra Club

Geophysical Companies:
Consultants
Instrumentation Companies
Well Logging Companies

Insurance Companies

Legal Profession

Local Government Agencies:
Planning Commissions
Inspection Agencies

Mining Companies

Petroleum Companies
(geological and geophysical)

Real Estate

State Agencies:
Department of Administration
Department of Natural Resources
Department of Transportation
Geological and Natural History Survey
Regulatory Agencies

Courses for a Geosciences Degree

Physical Geology

Historical Geology

Mineralogy/Petrology

Sedimentology

Geophysics/Geochemistry

Structure and Tectonics

Surface Processes

Physics

Chemistry

Calculus

Computer
Programming

Field Camp