Jobs for Geoscientists

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Geoscientists have the coolest jobs on the planet.

When everything hangs in the balance, geoscientists provide critically needed leadership and smart decisions.

Every day, geoscientists are:

  • mitigating the impact of hurricanes
  • mapping the spread of disease and crime
  • cleaning up oil spills and protecting our coastal communities
  • helping people predict and prepare for earthquakes
  • mapping Mars
  • identifying energy resources for doing more with less
  • monitoring air quality
  • ensuring water security
  • developing strategies for global climate change
  • tracking storms
  • ensuring adequate food supplies
  • predicting rip currents
  • fueling our global economy
  • mapping the oceans
  • adapting to drought and protecting groundwater resources
  • creating environmental law
  • predicting tornadoes
  • monitoring land cover change
  • analyzing earth’s natural history to prepare for our future

 

In the U.S., 60% of our federal scientific workforce is retiring in the next 10 years.

Our students graduate from Texas A&M completely ready to step into these roles.

Our graduates are sought-after and get hired to serve in some of the most critical professions that nations and communities depend on every single day. We are the most comprehensive geosciences program in the world, and we provide the most comprehensive education and training for future leaders.

The world needs you.

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Oceanography Graduate Makes Waves In Colloid Research

Kimber De Salvo’s iron colloid research is at “the cutting edge of trace metal oceanography today.”

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