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Geoscience Career References

The resources and references listed below address topics related to professional careers in the geosciences. If you are a student considering a geoscience career or an educator recruiting and advising such students, you may find them helpful.

Jump down to General Resources * Geoscience Employment Data and Attitudes * Employers' Perspectives * Educators' Perspectives


General Resources


Geoscience Employment Data and Attitudes


Employers' Perspectives

We are conducting a series of interviews of geoscientists in industry and government positions to gather their perspectives on what they look for in making entry-level hires.


Educators' Perspectives

The NAGT Workshop on Teaching Hydrogeology in the 21st Century deveoped a list of goals for undergraduate courses in hydrogeology – essentially a list of what a student who has taken an undergraduate course in hydrogeology might be expected to be able to do.

The NAGT Workshop on Teaching Sedimentary Geology in the 21st Century developed a list of goals for undergraduate courses in sedimentary geology – essentially a list of what a student who has taken an undergraduate course in sedimentary geology might be expected to be able to do.


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