Geography and planning majors are prepared for professional positions in consulting and engineering firms, local, state, and federal government agencies, and transportation and planning agencies. Students who attend graduate school typically pursue studies in physical geography, environmental science, human geography, planning, or GIS.
Internship and career opportunities are provided by the Career Development Center (CDC) through the Online Resource for Career Advancement (ORCA). For technical support, contact the CDC.
The CDC provides many services to assist students in their career decision-making, graduate school planning, job and internship searching and pursuit of volunteer and service learning opportunities.
Recent graduates have been hired as GIS technicians, community planners, transportation planners, retail market research analysts, construction managers, environmental scientists, environmental field technicians, and hydrographic survey technicians. Typical hiring firms include engineering firms that offer comprehensive regional or municipal planning; local, state, and federal governments; land development companies; and market/demographic consultants.
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