Students that graduate from our department have a high success of finding jobs in a variety of industries shortly after they graduate. According to the American Geosciences Institute, Geoscientists earn an average of $90,000 per year, with starting salaries around $50,000. Graduates find jobs in the Oil & Gas industry, Environmental Consulting, Government, Academia/Research, the Education Sector, and more.
The Geological Society of America (GSA) has a large list of resources for undergraduate geoscience majors and is a good place to start when considering career paths.
Current Job Opportunities
Check back later for updated information on companies currently looking to hire students for internships or geology graduates for full-time positions. The RU Geology Club host careers nights during the academic year. Contact the Undergraduate Program Director for information on connecting with the Geology Club.