Jobs in Geography

Geography prepares students to pursue careers in a wide range of fields in work and study:

Visit the AAG-Jobs and Careers website for information on what Geographers do and where they work

Recently Advertised Jobs:

Visit the Sustainability Career Resources Jobs Board for links to many job boards in environmental fields

Visit the SSU GEOGRAPHY AND GLOBAL STUDIES BLOG to view postings of recently advertised jobs and internships in the area.

Vist the CIGA GIS Jobs BLOG for additional recent job postings in the area related to Geospatial Technology in particular

Visit the CIGA Geospatial Jobs Board for links to additional courses of information about Geospatial jobs.

Potential Employers:

PRIVATE ENTERPRISES
  • Consulting firms in agriculture, viticulture, real estate and environmental management
  • Media Agencies
  • Marketing Agencies
  • Firms with cartographic and mapping services
NON-PROFIT / NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS:
  • Nature Conservancy
  • Sonoma County Land Trust
  • Sonoma County Ecology Center
  • World Resources Institute
  • Sierra Club
GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES
  • U.S. Geological Survey
  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • United Nations
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • U.S. National Weather Service
  • Sonoma County Planning Department
  • Bureau of the Census
  • U.S. Soil Conservation Service
  • U.S. Military

Areas of Graduate Study:

  • geography
  • international business
  • urban and regional planning
  • rural development
  • law
  • education
  • journalism
  • anthropology
  • environmental science

International Opportunities:

Entry-level Teaching Opportunities