Careers

 Where can a degree in Geosciences take you?

Geosciences graduates find satisfying professional careers in the U.S. and abroad in energy and mineral industries, academia, environmental and engineering consulting firms, government planning, regulatory and research agencies, and non-profit organizations.  Our undergraduate alumni also frequently further advance their education in graduate programs at CSU and at other institutions around the world.

Wondering where a degree in Geosciences can take you?   Read about some of our recent graduates, their experiences in the Warner College of Natural Resources, and the exciting careers that they found after graduation in our alumni profiles.  Publications and publication activities of the department, including our informative GEOScape newsletters, can be viewed on our publications page.

Please visit the Warner College of Natural Resources Career Services website for information and resources on careers, job and internship opportunities and events, and more. You can learn more from the American Geosciences Institute about the many possible career paths available with a degree in Geosciences.

Check out the WCNR Career Checklist to make sure you’re on track with your career plans!

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Also available, the Graduate Student listserv for academic and upper-level job postings (those requiring an M.S., Ph.D., or additional years of experience). Listserv emails average once per week.

To join these listservs, visit to Academic Computing & Networking Services page to Subscribe to Non-Course Mailing List.  Look for the NRCC or NRCC_GRAD lists.