Geoscientists explore Earth's physical structure, biogeochemical composition, and the processes that shape life on the planet across time and space. Your light is an energy all your own, ready to shine on a variety of scientific and environmental fields after your time in the geosciences program.

Lawrentians can go on to pursue careers as field geologists, environmental consultants, national lab researchers, petroleum geologists, geochemists, energy consultants, paleolimnologists, soil scientists, geophysicists, and educators.

They can also go on to earn advanced degrees in geology, engineering, and environmental science.

Examples of recent employers

  • Maryland Department of Environment
  • Providence Engineering & Environmental Group
  • Exxon Corp
  • Pacific Science Center
  • U.S. Geological Survey
  • Urban Ecology Center
  • Yale University
  • University of Chicago

Examples of recent graduate programs

  • University of Colorado - Boulder
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Arizona
  • University of Northern Arizona
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • University of Ottawa
  • University of South Florida
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Find Support for Career Exploration


Whether you want to jump into a career, pursue advanced studies, or engage in service work, the Career Center is here to help you explore and plan for life after Lawrence.