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Jobs and Career Resources

The Department of Geology and Geography  is often sent job opportunities to share with students. The department  takes pride in its professional development and job placement rate. Department emphasis on a combination of classroom and field experience provides a solid foundation for future careers. 

Career Resources

Careers in geology, geography and environmental geoscience are rapidly growing fields. Take advantage of the many resources available to define your career.

WVU Career Services Center

University-wide student resource serving undergraduate and graduate students as well as alumni. 

The Eberly Writing Studio

All WVU students have the opportunity to work one-on-one with a trained peer consultant on everything from note-taking and pre-writing to revision strategies, editing, and effective presentation techniques. 


Earthworks provides an expansive list of jobs around the globe in oil, energy, geoscience, environmental geoscience, geography, GIS and more. 


USAJOBS connects job seekers with federal employment opportunities across the U.S. and around the world.

Professional Organizations 

The AAG Jobs in Geography Center

The AAG Jobs in Geography Center is the preeminent source of academic jobs, grad-assistantships and postdocs in geography and geography-related fields in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. 

The American Geosciences Institute 

This organization represents and serves the geoscience community by providing collaborative leadership and information to connect Earth, science and people. 

The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

ASPRS promotes the responsible applications of photogrammetry, remote sensing, geographic information systems and supporting technologies.

The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association

URISA is a multi-disciplinary geospatial community and advocacy for geospatial challenges. 

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