Major to Career: Earth Sciences
On this page you will find information about careers pursued by Earth Sciences majors, skills Earch Sciences majors develop and career-related Web sites relevant to the major. Visit the department page to learn more about the Earth Sciences program.
It is important to remember that your major does not determine what your career will be. With a liberal arts education, YOU, not your major, will determine your career path.
On the right is a comprehensive list of job titles of Dickinson alumni who majored in Earth Sciences.
- Field Work: Earth Science majors spend a substantial amount of time outdoors, sometimes in extreme weather conditions, in order to make precise observations.
- Objectivity: Earth Science majors must test their hypotheses so that the results are accurate rather than reflections of their own ideas.
Career-Related Web Sites
Oil and Gas Jobs
Jobs in Geology, Earth Sciences, Oil & Gas
Geo Web Interactive
View new job postings, post your resume, and use the database to search for jobs by job title or geographic location. Also, take time to read some of the success stories.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Provides information on the nature of work, working conditions, employment, training, other qualifications, advancement, job outlook, earnings, and related occupations for Geologists.
The GIS Jobs Clearinghouse
Post your resume free of charge and update it if needed. Also, spend some time browsing the site for currently advertised positions.
The Geological Society of America Sloan Career Cornerstone Center
For additional career resources and links, please visit the Job Search Web Link page.