Students who have earned degrees in geography have found their education valuable in such fields as urban planning, natural resources management, foreign service, geographic information systems, recreation and tourism, locational analysis, environmental protection, market research, atmospheric sciences, demography, map making, and education.
UNH geography graduates have gone on to careers as teachers, GIS analysts, pilots, environmental consultants, hurricane hunters, city planners, emergency medical physicians, meteorologists, land surveyors, real estate agents, sports psychologists, Jeopardy clue researchers, cartographers, marketing managers, financial portfolio strategists, transportation planners, social analysts, travel consultants, college professors, and more.
For more information about careers for geographers, please ask Ginny Bannon in the Department of Geography office for a free copy of the brochure, Geography: Today's Career for Tomorrow, published by the Association of American Geographers.
Below are links to several sources of information about geography jobs and careers for geography graduates.
Geography careers presentation by Jason Whitney, UNH Career Center, April 12, 2012
Geography Careers Presentation
Geography Jobs, clearinghouse of geography job openings:
Geosearch, database of jobs in the Geospatial Sciences:
Association of American Geographers online career guide:
University of Washington Department of Geography career resources:
University of North Carolina Wilmington Career Center:
Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook
The University Advising and Career Center in Hood House also has career information. Be sure to take advantage of their resources.