Career Development

Our Professional Programs in Earth Sciences are designed to meet or exceed the academic requirements for professional licensing in Canada to work as a Professional Geoscientist. A degree in Earth Sciences opens the door to many careers. Most jobs entail a varied mixture of travel and work in the field, in the laboratory, and in the office. Possible careers include:

  • Assessment of natural hazards (earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, floods), environmental planning and monitoring
  • Conservation and management of soil and ground-water resources
  • Exploration for energy and mineral resources
  • Teaching careers at secondary and university level
  • Site investigations for engineering projects
  • Research into Earth processes and history