Geographic Research Commons   
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Opportunities in Geography
The world of geography offers hundreds of interesting and satisfying career opportunities. Many graduates in geography work in geographic information science, remote sensing, mapping, and planning. Employers include local, state, and federal governments, as well as many different industries and businesses who value geographic skills. Geographers are highly valued for their ability to incorporate global and local scale spatial and cultural knowledge. A recent summary of Careers in Geoscience and Remote Sensing points out the great importance of geography in shaping our world's modern economy. These web links provide a good overview of currently available jobs in geography:



An important first step in achieving a career in geography might be an internship, volunteer job, or other part-time opportunity. Many government agencies and non-governmental organizations offer excellent programs for college students and recent graduates. These web links are but a few of the exciting prospects available:


Geographic Research Commons
Campus Box 047 | Milledgeville, GA 31061
Phone (478) 445-7379 | Fax (478) 445-4009
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