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ESC Careers

Careers in Earth and Space Sciences

(American Geophysical Union)



What can students do with a degree in Earth Science ?

 (American Geoscience Institute)

Careers in the Geosciences

(American Geosciences Institute) 


Why Earth Science ? (PDF) American Geosciences Institute

Industries Hiring Recent Geoscience Graduates in 2015  (PDF)  AGI, 2016

 Comparison of STEM and Geoscience Occupation Growth (PDF) AGI, 2014

2013 Median Salaries for Geoscience Related Occupations  (PDF) AGI, 2014

2011 Median and Starting Salaries for Geoscience -related Occupations (PDF) AGI, 2012

Employment Projections for Geoscience-related Occupations 2008-2018 (PDF)  AGI, 2011

Who will fill the Geoscience Workforce Supply Gap ?  (PDF)  Env Sci and Tech, 2010

In the Geosciences, Business is Booming (PDF) Science Magazine, 2008


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