Career Options

Geographers obtain employment with government, industry, and nongovernmental organizations. Geographers also have many options for graduate studies.

Career opportunities are diverse, including:

  • environmental services (eg. park and wilderness manager)

  • urban planning (eg. transportation planner)

  • development (eg. manager of overseas aid project)

  • social services (eg. population demographer)

  • travel & tourism (eg. tourist board manager)

  • scientific and information services (eg. hydrologist)