Career Resources

The job outlook is good

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for those with a bachelor’s or graduate level degree in geography is very good.  Employment is expected to grow faster than average for geographers, cartographers, urban planners, and environmental scientists, just to name a few. 

Networking works

Be sure to join our LinkedIn group:  Penn State Geography Alumni & Friends to see many names of companies, organizations, and positions, and to connect with our alumni working in the field.

Job listings and other information

Finding that first job can be a challenge regardless of the field. Here are some sites and resources that can help: