Geosciences Careers

Explore the various careers in the geosciences where your education and skills learned through the Jackson School can be rewarded as a professional in this field.

Geoscience Career Spotlights

These 3 minute videos highlight diverse professionals working in various Geoscience-related areas using their education, skills, interests and knowledge of science. Each person demonstrates their career path beginning with their degrees to getting experience, whether it be volunteering in research labs or an internship, to advancing in their field and into higher management positions. All videos were produced by UNAVCO interns.

Career Compasses

The American Geosciences Institute compiled career information from the U.S. Bureau Labor of Statistics and researched various areas of the Geosciences field to easily explore specialty areas. The links below are to printable PDF versions.

Data Science 
Geographic Information Science 
Planetary Science 
Ocean Science 
Geoscience Policy 
Atmospheric Science