Your career guide

Many geology graduates enter professions directly related to their degree. However as a geology student, your experience in undertaking field and laboratory investigations combined with your team working, communication and analytical skills make you an attractive prospect for many employers.

Different sectors with the geological field include:

  • Mining & Quarry
  • Energy
  • Engineering Geology
  • Environmental Geology
  • Water and Contaminated Land
  • Natural Hazards/Risk Management



Explore the Geology Career Guide

Getting started in geology

Take the first steps to researching a career with a geology degree.

Geology Field Trips - Submitted by a staff member. Open for use but please check on photo quality and the application of use (may not be suitable for large format printing)
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Gaining experience in geology

Find out how to gain work experience in the industry during your studies.

Geology Field Trip to Cornwall 2021
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Finding a job in geology

Explore different ways you can secure employment after your studies.

Engineering Project Day 2023
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