Career Information

Careers in geology include:

  • Petroleum, natural gas, and coal exploration
  • Geophysics and interpretation of field data
  • Paleontologist (a person who interprets past life forms through the study of fossils)
  • Seismologists (studying earthquake wave activity)
  • Environmental geology
  • Teaching geology in various schools and colleges

The list of career opportunities in the geological sciences is quite vast. For more information, visit the following websites:

  • www.exxon.com                     Exxon homepage
  • www.mobil.com                      Mobil Oil home page
  • www.chevron.com                   Chevron.com
  • www.spe.org                           Society of Petroleum Engineers
  • www.shellus.com                    Shell Oil in the United States
  • www.oxy.com                         Occidental Petroleum Geology
  • www.oilreport.com                   Current information on petroleum
  • www.agiweb.org/career             Information on careers in the geosciences
  • www.earthworks-jobs.com        More career information in the geoscience
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