Career Prospects

"Geographers apply their spatial thinking and competencies to a long list of careers, contributing to education, business, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies.  Be inspired by these profiles, geographers who have found success applying geography to their profession." (Canadian Assosiation of Geographers)

Graduates from geography based disciplines have gone on to work in such positions as: community developer, remote sensing analyst, cartography compiler, map curator, natural resources specialist, demographer, environmental clean-up consultant, geophysics assistant, hydrologist, facilities planner and university professor.

What is the job market for Geographers?

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Geomatics Canada jobs 

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Forestry Careers and Employment

Canadian Assosiation of Geographers (CAG)

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Assosiation of American Geographers (AAG)

Royal Geographical Society (RGS)

European Geosciences Union (EGU)