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What Can I Do With This Major?

Careers In Geology

Sample Job Titles (some of the following titles may require additional education)

  • Geologist
  • Research Technician
  • GIS Analyst/Specialist
  • Environmental Specialist
  • Licensed Professional Land Surveyor
  • Environmental/Geotechnical Engineering Technician
  • Clinical Research Associate
  • Microclimate Researcher
  • Professor
  • Hydrologist
  • Consultant
  • Research and Development
  • Environmental Scientist

Alumni who graduated in the past 1 to 5 years have obtained employment at:

  • Environmental Scientist II, Tectonic Engineering & Surveying Consultants, P.C.
  • Entertainment Coordinator, Science Instructor, Mad Science
  • Geologist I, Tectonic Engineering and Surveying Consultants, P.C.
  • Associate Chemist II, New York City Department of Environmental Protection
  • Research Assistant, U.S. Geological Survey

Alumni who graduated in the past 6 to 10 years have obtained employment at:

  • Forward Deployed Engineer, Bluecore
  • Education Consultant, Ulster BOCES
  • Earth Science Teacher, Arlington Central School District
  • Junior Civil Engineer, Dutchess County Department of Engineering
  • Head Engineer/Designer, Blue Sky New Products

Alumni who graduated over 10 years ago have obtained employment at:

  • Director Natural Products R&D, Kerry
  • Senior Consultant, Geosyntec Consultants
  • Construction Manager at New York City Department of Environmental Protection
  • Associate Project Manager II, New York City Department of Environmental Protection
  • Founder & Principal, Applied Sustainability International
  • Vice President -Environmental and Water Resources, NV5

...In addition, alumni have completed the following graduate programs:

  • Vermont Law School, Master of Environmental Law and Policy
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Ph.D., Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences
  • State University of New York at Albany, Ph.D., Geology/Earth Science, General
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, M.S., Environmental Science and Management
  • Duke University, M.S., Environmental Management
  • Loyola College in Maryland, M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction
  • Clarkson University, M.S., Civil Engineering