ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is pleased to announce the online publication of three new geoscience "Career Compass" infographics: Mining Engineer, Geological Engineer, and Outreach Coordinator.
Each Career Compass infographic provides an easy-to-read, one-page overview of tips, suggestions, and strategies for how students can obtain critical skills, experiences, and competencies needed to launch their geoscience career. This growing collection is designed to help students, faculty, parents, and career counselors identify developmental pathways and milestones towards a range of careers based on geoscience discipline or occupation.
These new Career Compasses add to a total list of 19 free infographics that cover geoscience careers including Atmospheric Science, Data Science, Elementary School Teaching, Engineering Technician, Environmental Geologist, Geographic Information Science, Geological Engineer, Geophysics, Geoscience Faculty, Geoscience Policy, Hydrology, Hydrology Technician, Ocean Science, Planetary Science, Science Communications, Science Writing, and Secondary School Teaching.
AGI along with partner organizations and employers are committed to creating defined pathways for success in various industries and sectors. Each Career Compass is constructed using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, interviews with personnel in the occupation, content experts, employers, and research on available student opportunities.
To see the available Career Compasses, visit https://www.americangeosciences.org/workforce/compass.
The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is a nonprofit federation of more than 50 scientific and professional associations that represents over a quarter-million geoscientists. Founded in 1948, AGI provides information services to geoscientists, serves as a voice of shared interests in the profession, plays a major role in strengthening geoscience education, and strives to increase public awareness of the vital role the geosciences play in society's use of resources, resiliency to natural hazards, and interaction with the environment.
AGI is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to serving the geoscience community and addressing the needs of society. AGI headquarters are in Alexandria, Virginia.
The American Geosciences Institute represents and serves the geoscience community by providing collaborative leadership and information to connect Earth, science, and people.
Geoff Camphire, Communications