Geography & Planning

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of Geography programs have a wide variety of careers open to them, but usually they do not have "Geographer" in the title. Examples include Planners, Spatial Analysts, Travel Consultants, Foresters, GIS Technicians, Project Directors, Transportation Specialists, Environmental Consultants, Demographers, Township Directors, and Mapping Professionals.

The Association of American Geographers has an Online Career Guide which provides information regarding employment and salary trends, sample jobs, career advice, and more.

Recent job postings:

CH2M Hill is seeking a CMMS Implementation Specialist with 2-3 years GIS experience.

Radin Consulting, Inc., a transportation and design firm, has a part-time opening for a GIS Analyst in Newark, NJ.

Plan-It Geo provides professional consulting services involving GIS, remote sensing and web-based solutions for urban forest planning, water resources analysis, and decision support systems. They have a full-time, entry-level position available in Arvada, CO.