Various government agencies are interested in our graduates, with opportunities existing in mineral and water resources, waste management, environmental protection, mined land reclamation, land planning, and soil conservation. Teachers receiving the Adolescence Earth Science degree and New York State Certification are immediately employable.
Resources for Geology Job Seekers
This page is designed to help Cortland Geology graduates prepare for entering graduate school or the work force, either in industry or in education. Students graduating with a Geology degree from SUNY Cortland are well prepared for a variety of careers. However, most options for geology students involve further education and involve a graduate degree; typically a Master's of Science degree for many industry positions or a Doctor of Philosophy degree for some industry and most academic positions.
Thinking about graduate school in geology?
- Geoscience department listing in the United States hosted by Univ. S. Dakota
- American Geological Institute's listing of geoscience departments
- Check out U.S. World Report's ranking of geology graduate programs
Geoscience career information and job listings
- Positions in the Petroleum Industry. A listserver and web posting site that lists all sorts of jobs and internships in the geosciences--everything from summer internships for students, entry-level positions, to academic professorships.
- Careers in the Geosciences. A site hosted by the American Geological Institute about careers in geosciences.
- So you want to be a paleontologist? A site hosted by the Paleontological Research Institute.
- PALEONET Jobs page. Mostly academic positions in paleontology, but lists some graduate school opportunities and entry level positions.
- AWG, the American Association of Women Geologists, site on geoscience jobs and profiles of women geoscientists.
- American Water Resources Association Job Opportunities has various job postings for hydrologists and other water scientists.
- Job Opportunities in Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) Another site with job postings for hydrologists and other water scientists.
Trying to find a teaching position?
- New York Education Jobs Teaching positions in New York and certification information.
- Education World Nationwide listing of many teaching jobs.
- K-12 Jobs Nationwide listing service of education positions.
- Education Jobs Online.
Other internet employment resources