Career Center

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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 help prepare students for jobs in various industries. The doctoral degree is conferred on many who wish to enter industry, seek post-doctoral research, or positions in academia. The career center seeks to serve all students as they seek their ideal career path.


Finding Employment

Academic & Research Jobs

Academics & Postdoctoral Research

Career Connections for students and alumni of the Jackson School of Geosciences

HireUTexas for students and alumni seeking career-path jobs

Alumni Spotlights Read about the success of a few JSG graduates

Alumni Mentoring – Join the JSG Student/Alumni Mentor group on Facebook.