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For Graduate Students

The University of Texas at Austin has one of the oldest, largest, and most prestigious geoscience programs in the world. The Department of Geological Sciences is the best in Texas and the Southwest. Its strong industry ties combined with the current high demand for geologists create excellent conditions for students seeking challenging careers and a range of professional options.

Master degree programs include broad geoscience disciplines and a program in Energy & Earth Resources to prepare students for jobs in various industry sectors. The doctoral degree is conferred on many who wish to enter industry, post-doctoral research, or positions in academia. The career center serves all students as they seek their ideal career path.


AGU Job Search Skills & Advice

On the Cutting Edge: NAGT Resources for new geoscience faculty

U.S. National Laboratories

Professional Organizations


AGI Earth Magazine Career Opportunities

AGU Career Center Job Board


Chronicle of Higher Education

HireUTexas Job Board for all UT students & alumni

Career Connections Job Board for JSG students & alumni