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United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Resource Type: Career Information

Video on Earth science careers

McMaster University
Resource Type: Career Information

Geoscience career suggestions

2008, American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Career Information

Video highlighting importance of Earth science careers

CareerOneStop
Resource Type: Career Information

CareerOneStop occupation profile for an Environmental Economist. View information on this career such as: education, workforce, skills, daily activities, and more.

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Western Oregon University (WOU)
Resource Type: Career Information

Photos and examples of Earth science careers

Explore for More
Resource Type: Career Information

So now you're thinking about a career in mining, but which career path in mining is right for you? There are more than 120 occupations in the mining industry! Here are 12 detailed career path summaries, complete with brief job descriptions and compensation ranges, to help you narrow your options...

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Career Information

Description of various geoscience careers, including a video highlighting these careers.

CareerOneStop
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CareerOneStop occupation profile for a Forest and Conservation Technician. View information on this career such as: education, workforce, skills, daily activities, and more.

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
William Patterson University (WPU)
Resource Type: Career Information

Career information on vatious earth sciences

NASA Earth science careers
Resource Type: Career Information

Short geoscience career blurbs and photos of NASA scientists

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Career Information

Video on Earth science careers

CareerOneStop
Resource Type: Career Information

CareerOneStop occupation profile for a Forester. View information on this career such as: education, workforce, skills, daily activities, and more.

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Women Oceanographers
Resource Type: Career Information

Careers in oceanography, career profiles of women in the oceanography field

2012, NASA ESW 2012 Careers Page
Resource Type: Career Information

Description of geoscience careers supported by NASA links

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Resource Type: Career Information

Career center for members of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)

CareerOneStop
Resource Type: Career Information

CareerOneStop occupation profile for a Geographer. View information on this career such as: education, workforce, skills, daily activities, and more.

Grade Level: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Career Cornerstone: Geoscientist
Resource Type: Career Information

Extensive information on STEM careers, podcasts

National Association of Black Geoscientists (NABG)
Resource Type: Career Information

Career postings

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)
Resource Type: Career Information

Petroleum geology career information

CareerOneStop
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CareerOneStop occupation profile for a Geological Sample Test Technician. View information on this career such as: education, workforce, skills, daily activities, and more.

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Career Center at Hofstra University
Resource Type: Career Information

Career information

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National Ground Water Association (NGWA)
Resource Type: Career Information

Groundwater job opportunities

American Astronomical Society (AAS)
Resource Type: Career Information

Astronomy careers, planning information and job opportunities

CareerOneStop
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CareerOneStop occupation profile for a Hydrologist. View information on this career such as: education, workforce, skills, daily activities, and more.

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Earth Science Week (ESW)
Resource Type: Career Information

Information on geoscience careers, scholarships and grants, and internships

National Park Service (NPS)
Resource Type: Career Information

Groundwater job opportunities

American Geophysical Union (AGU)
Resource Type: Career Information

Career center with videos, webinars, information

CareerOneStop
Resource Type: Career Information

CareerOneStop occupation profile for a Park Naturalist. View information on this career such as: education, workforce, skills, daily activities, and more.

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
GeologyDegree.org
Resource Type: Career Information

Geology career information, research groups and universities.

National Science Foundation (NSF)
Resource Type: Career Information

Science career statistics

Tags: careers
American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG)
Resource Type: Career Information

Job postings

Tags: geology, careers
CareerOneStop
Resource Type: Career Information

CareerOneStop occupation profile for a Remote Sensing Scientist and Technologist. View information on this career such as: education, workforce, skills, daily activities, and more.

Grade Level: 11, 12
CareerOneStop
Resource Type: Career Information

CareerOneStop occupation profile for a Remote Sensing Technician. View information on this career such as: education, workforce, skills, daily activities, and more.

Grade Level: 11, 12
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Career Information

View a list of events, opportunities, and more. Search by: internships, fellowships, and scholarships; lectures and webcasts; competitions; workshops; K-8 student contests and things to do; Pre-Service educators; other opportunities.

National Weather Service (NWS)
Resource Type: Career Information

Job opportunities, career information and resources

American Meteorological Society (AMS)
Resource Type: Career Information

Job opportunities, career information, statistics and resources

CareerOneStop
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CareerOneStop occupation profile for a Soil and Plant Scientist. View information on this career such as: education, workforce, skills, daily activities, and more.

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
EarthSciencesCanada (ESC)
Resource Type: Career Information

The Canadian Geoscience Education Network (CGEN) developed this website to educate, excite, and encourage youth to consider a career in the Earth sciences. The website is part of Canada's celebration of the International Year of Planet Earth (IYPE 2007-2009).

Noble Energy
Resource Type: Career Information

Career information; job postings

Anadarko
Resource Type: Career Information

Job and internship opportunities

CareerOneStop
Resource Type: Career Information

CareerOneStop occupation profile for a Soil and Water Conservationist. View information on this career such as: education, workforce, skills, daily activities, and more.

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
EnvironmentalScience.org
Resource Type: Career Information

Wonder what it takes to be an environmental scientist? At EnvironmentalScience.org, high school and college students can learn about this exciting science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) career. Discover what an environmental scientist does, wht education is required to become...

Northwestern University (NU)
Resource Type: Career Information

Career information and geoscience job opportunities

Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG)
Resource Type: Career Information

Geoscience career information, specific career profiles

American Geophysical Union (AGU)
Resource Type: Career Information

Third Pod from the Sun is the American Geophysical Union’s podcast about the scientists and methods behind the science. These are stories that you won’t read in a manuscript or hear in a lecture.

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Resource Type: Career Information

More than 200,000 American workers are employed in the solar industry. Solar industry jobs increased by 123 percent from 2010 to 2015 according the The Solar Foundation - and not just for panel installers and engineers. A wide range of industries have opportunities in solar, including...

Grade Level: 11, 12
RigZone
Resource Type: Career Information

Oil and gas job search site

American Association of Geographers (AAG)
Resource Type: Career Information

Jobs in geography career center; includes Earth science jobs

UNAVCO, Inc.
Resource Type: Career Information

Geo-Launchpad is an eight-week paid internship program based in Boulder, CO and is open to all Colorado community college students with an interest in geoscience. Geoscience includes atmospheric science, chemistry, earth science, engineering, environmental science, geography, geology, hydrology...

Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Geological Society of London (GSL)
Resource Type: Career Information

An online interactive guide to geoscience career pathways and study options from school to university and beyond, with up-to-date advice and resources to help plan your future.

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Hikers in canyon, Navajo Sandstone
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Science Buddies

Just as a doctor uses tools and techniques, like x-rays and stethescopes, to look inside a human body, geoscientists explore deep inside a much bigger patient -- planet Earth. Geoscientists seek to better understand our planet, and to discover natural resources, like water, minerals, and...

Inspecting engineering plans for a stream in Alaska
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Science Buddies

When you hear the word "geography," you might think of maps and names of state capitals, but the work of geographers is much more than creating maps and identifying places. Geographers look at how people, places, and Earth are connected. They study the economy, social conditions, climate, and...

Examining a surveying benchmark at the Grand Canyon
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Science Buddies

Environmental scientists use their knowledge of the natural sciences to protect the environment by identifying problems and finding solutions that minimize hazards to the health of the environment and the population. They analyze measurements or observations of air, food, water, and soil to...

African Desert Sand Dunes
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Science Buddies

How is climate change affecting the Earth? What will the changes mean for society? If these are questions that peak your curiosity, then you might be interested in a job as a climate change analyst. Climate change analysts evaluate climate data and research to determine how shifts in the climate...

Scientists surveying soil information
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Science Buddies

Cartographers and photogrammetrists are responsible for measuring and mapping Earth's surface. Cartgraphers and photogrammetrists collect, analyze, interpret, and map geographic information from surveys and from data and photographs collected using airplanes and satellites. This occupation plays...

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