Career Services

Geology Skills and Related Careers

Skills

  • Define research problems
  • Design computer simulations
  • Design equipment
  • Develop research models
  • Develop/write research proposals
  • Draw meaningful conclusions
  • Establish hypothesis
  • Establish/control designs
  • Evaluate ideas
  • Field sampling
  • Gather/analyze data
  • Identify materials/ specimens
  • Inform, explain, instruct
  • Maintain records
  • Mathematical modeling
  • Measure distances/ sizes/relationships
  • Observe data & things
  • Perform calculations
  • Prepare technical reports
  • Review scientific literature
  • See relationships among factors
  • Summarize research findings
  • Use technical instruments
  • Utilize math formulas

Related Careers

  • Aerial Photographer
  • Agricultural Engineer
  • Architect
  • Astronomer
  • Cartographer
  • Computer Analyst
  • Consultant
  • Cooperative Extension Agent
  • Economic Geologist
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Environmental Geologist
  • Environmental Lawyer
  • Forest Ranger
  • General Manager-Petroleum/Mining
  • Geochemist
  • Geodynamacist
  • Geologist
  • Geomorphologist
  • Geophysical Exploration
  • Geophysicist
  • Geophysics Technician
  • Geo-Technical Engineer
  • Glacial Geologist
  • Hydrogeologist
  • Hydrologist
  • Industrial Hygienist
  • Instrumentation Technician
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Landscape/Nursery Manager
  • Marine Advisor
  • Materials Analyst
  • Mathematician
  • Medical Doctor
  • Meteorologist
  • Mineralogist
  • Mining Engineer
  • National Park Service Professional
  • Oceanographer
  • Oceanographer
  • Paleoceanographer
  • Paleoclimatologist
  • Paleontologist
  • Park Naturalist
  • Park Ranger
  • Parks and Natural Resource Manager
  • Peace Corps Worker
  • Petroleum Engineer
  • Petroleum Geologist
  • Petrologist
  • Planetary Geologist
  • Pollution Control Specialist
  • Pollution Remediator
  • Project Manager
  • Prospector
  • Sales Engineer
  • Scientific Photographer
  • Sedimentologist
  • Seismologist
  • Soil Scientist
  • Soil Scientist, Agriculture
  • Stratigrapher
  • Structural Geologist
  • Surveyor
  • Technical Writer/Communicator
  • Urban/Regional Planner
  • US Foreign Service Worker
  • Volcanologist
  • Waste Disposal Specialist
  • Waste Management Specialist
  • Water Quality Control Technician
  • Water Remote Sensing Interpreter
  • Well Logging Specialist
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