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:

  •                     Exxon homepage
  •                      Mobil Oil home page
  •                           Society of Petroleum Engineers
  •                    Shell Oil in the United States
  •                         Occidental Petroleum Geology
  •                   Current information on petroleum
  •             Information on careers in the geosciences
  •        More career information in the geoscience
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