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Wayne State College
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Student Center, Rm. 103
1111 Main St.
Wayne, NE 68787

(402) 375-7321 -or- 375-7557
Fax: 402.375.7058
eMail: advising@wsc.edu

 

 

Career Plannng: "What Can I Do With A Major In...?"

 

What Can I Do With a Major In Geography?

 

BulletStudents with a degree in Geography could pursue a variety of career opportunities. Any career reflective of their skills, interests, values, personal style, etc., could be attainable with good self-marketing skills. Some career opportunities will require advanced study.

 

BulletGeographer

BulletCartographer

BulletAerial Photo Interpreter

BulletSoil Conservationist

BulletGeographic Attaché

BulletMap Curator/Librarian

BulletNatural Resources Specialist

BulletComputer Mapper

BulletOutdoor Guide

BulletSurveyor

BulletUrban Planner/Analyst

BulletPeace Corps/VISTA Worker

BulletResearch Geographer

BulletInternational Investment Analyst

BulletDemographer

BulletCity/Urban Planner

BulletSite Researcher

BulletRegional Planner/Analyst

BulletRecreational Planner

BulletEconomic Development Officer

BulletIndustrial Locational Geographer

BulletCommunity Development Specialist

BulletTravel Agent

BulletTerrain and Land Use Analyst/Planner

BulletRemote Sensing Analyst

BulletEnvironmental Impact Analyst

BulletSoil Geographer

BulletHazardous Waste Planner

BulletIntelligence Officer

BulletEnvironmental Quality Specialist

BulletMap Analyst

BulletGeographic Attacher

BulletCoastal Zone Manager

BulletPark ranger

BulletGlobal positioning system specialist

BulletGeographic information systems manager

BulletCultural resource specialist

BulletEconomic developer

 

To learn more about these careers, visit the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH). The OOH can show you training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, working conditions, and more...

 

Related geography links:

American Geographical Society
http://www.amergeog.org/

 

Association of American Geographers
http://www.aag.org/

 

National Council for Geographic Education
http://www.ncge.org/

 

Society of Women Geographers
http://www.iswg.org/

 

Bureau of Land Management
http://www.blm.gov

 

National Geographic Society
http://www.nationalgeographic.com

 

American Congress on Surveying and Mapping
http://www.acsm.net

 

 

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Bullet"What Can I Do With A Major In...?" Bullet Personality & Careers Bullet

 

 

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Ron Vick, MA, LPC
Counselor / Academic Advisor
Int'l Student Advisor

 

 

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