UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Careers in Geography

What do Geographers do?

Geographers perform a wide variety of jobs in geographic subfields such as cartography, geographic information systems, remote sensing, urban and regional planning, housing and community development, retail site location, computer mapping, environmental analysis, climatology and resource conservation. Most geographers work in four basic career fields: business, government, planning or teaching. Geographers collect and analyze data to search for solutions to a variety of spatial problems related to each subfield.

What will it take to get a good job in geography?
http://www.aag.org/cs/jobs_and_careers

Resume and Job Interview Advice
http://www.gradview.com/careers/index.html

UWRF Career Services
http://www.uwrf.edu/CareerServices/


Careers and Jobs in Geography from the Association of American Geographers http://www.aag.org/

State of Minnesota Workforce System
http://www.positivelyminnesota.com/

The GIS Jobs Clearinghouse
http://www.gjc.org/

National Geospatial Intelligence Agency Careers
https://www1.nga.mil/Pages/Default.aspx

Geo Job Source
http://www.geojobs.org/

WiscJobs The Official Website for State of Wisconsin Jobs
http://wisc.jobs/public/index.asp


The Federal Government's Official Job Site
http://www.usajobs.gov/

GIS Recruiters GeoSearch GeoSource
http://www.geosearch.com/

U.S. Census (Count, Classify, and Map People)
http://www.census.gov/hrd/www/jobs/emp_opp.html

GIS Jobs
http://www.gisjobs.com/

U.S. State Department (Diplomatic Corps)
http://exchanges.state.gov/about/employment.html

GIS Jobs and Careers
http://careers.geocomm.com/

The Peace Corps
http://www.peacecorps.gov/

GIScareers.com

Central Intelligence Agency
https://www.cia.gov/

Jobs in Geoscience, Geosciences, Geology, Geography, Env. Sciences, Remote Sensing, GIS,
Earth Sciences, Climate
http://www.earthworks-jobs.com/

Defense Intelligence Agency
http://www.dia.mil/careers/

Occupational Outlook Quarterly
http://www.bls.gov/

Continental Mapping
http://www.continentalmapping.com/employment

Contact Us

Geography and Mapping Sciences
geography@uwrf.edu
715-425-3264
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
344 Kleinpell Fine Arts
Fax: 715-425-0611