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Become a Geologist

What Opportunities are Available?


What Type of Jobs are Out There?

Lots! - and too many to list here. In 2009 the "Careers in the Geosciences" page published by the American Geological Institute is an excellent source to find out what Geology is and what you can expect. Also, you could check out some of these websites for graduate programs in geology, internships, fellowships, and other jobs:


How Can I Get Involved?

If you are excited about the science of Geology and the many possibilities that are available to you, then a great start would be to major in Geology at WKU. When you start taking Geology classes, you will mostly likely discover your career path and the opportunities that lay ahead. Once here, you will have taken the first step in your new career. Contact any Geology Professors if you have any question or need advise.

WKU Geological Sciences - Department of Earth, Environmental, and Atmospheric Sciences

Updated 7/11/2020

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 Last Modified 4/20/19