Career Center & Student Employment

Geological and Environmental Sciences

CSU, Chico Catalog Description

Some graduates with Geological and Environmental Sciences degrees have pursued one or more of the following occupations:

  • Astronomer
  • Atmospheric Scientist
  • Conservation Scientist
  • Conservation Technician
  • Cost Estimator
  • Environmental Analyst
  • Environmental Chemist
  • Environmental Educator
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Environmental Lawyer
  • Environmental Technician
  • Environmental Protection Officer
  • Forester
  • Geographic Information Systems Specialist
  • Geological Engineer
  • Geologist
  • Geophysical Oceanographer
  • Geophysical Data Technicians
  • Geoscientist
  • Hazardous Materials Technician
  • Hydrogeologist
  • Hydrographic Surveyor
  • Hydrologist
  • Meteorologist
  • Museum Technician
  • Natural Sciences Manager
  • Paleontologist
  • Petroleum Geologist
  • Petroleum Technician
  • Pollution Prevention Specialist
  • Range Ecologist
  • Science Teacher
  • Science Writer
  • Seismologist
  • Urban Planner
  • Water Control Supervisor
  • Water Quality Tester
  • Water Treatment Plant Operator
  • Weather Forecaster


  • Typically co-curricular activities, work experience and/or internships are essential (in addition to earning a college degree) to be competitive in the job market upon graduation.
  • Some occupations may require advanced degrees and/or training (check with the Career Center regarding your target occupations).
  • Please visit the Career Center (SSC 270) early in your college experience to get ideas on how to build your resume.

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