|What is Geology?||Related Careers|
|Related Skills||Job & Internship Search Links|
|Career Planning Links||Professional Association Links|
|Miscellaneous Links||OSU Department of Geosciences|
According to Earth Science World, Geology is the scientific study of the origin, history and structure of the earth or structure of the solid matter of a celestial body. Studying the structure could mean a specific region of the earth's crust.
|Aerial Photographer||Instrumental Technician||Planetary Geologist|
|Agricultural Engineer||Laboratory Technician||Pollution Control Specialist|
|Architect||Landscape/Nursery Manager||Pollution Remediator|
|Astronomer||Marine Advisor||Project Manager|
|Computer Analyst||Mathematician||Sales Engineer|
|Consultant||Medical Doctor||Scientific Photographer|
|Coop Extension Agent||Meteorologist||Sedimentologist|
|Environmental Geologist||Mining Engineer||Soil Scientist|
|Environmental Lawyer||National Park Service||Soil Scientist - Agriculture|
|Geomorphologist||Park Naturalist||Urban/Regional Planner|
|Geophysical Exploration||Park Ranger||US Foreign Service Worker|
|Geophysicist||Parks- Natural Resource Manager||Volcanologist|
|Geophysics Technician||Peace Corps Worker||Waste Disposal Specialist|
|Geo-Technical Engineer||Petroleum Engineer||Waste Management|
|Glacial Geologist||Petroleum Geologist||Water Quality Control Technician|
|Hydrogeologist||Petroleum/Mining Manager||Water Remote Sensing|
|Hydrologist||Petrologist||Well Logging Specialist|
|Define Research Problems||Field Sampling||Prepare Technical Reports|
|Design Equipment & Simulations||Observe, Gather & Analyze Data||Review Scientific Literature|
|Develop Research Models/Proposals||Identify Materials/Specimens||See Relationships in Factors|
|Draw Meaningful Conclusions||Maintain Records||Summarize research|
|Establish Hypothesis||Mathematical Modeling||Use Technical Instruments|
|Establish/Control Designs||Measure Distances & Relationships||Utilize Math Formulas|
|Evaluate Ideas||Perform Calculations|
Occupational Outlook Handbook - the following links also provide a summary of the career, what they do, the work environment, how to become one, the job outlook, similar occupations and contacts for more information.
- Average Pay - Geoscientists
- Average Pay - Geological and Petroleum Technicians
- Average Pay - Mining and Geological Engineers
- Average Pay - Environmental Scientists and Specialists
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American Geological Institute Careers in Geosciences - Provides beneficial information on the different types of careers in Geosciences
Sloan Career Cornerstone Center - A beneficial resource for anyone wanting to pursue a career in the science field
Geological Society of America - Provides information on different resources and jobs in the geological field
Association for Women Geoscientists - Learn about this association and what kind of career opportunities there are in the geosciences field
American Association of Petroleum Geologists - Get informed on what this association is all about and what it could possibly do for your future as a geology major