Careers in Geography

Job titles for geography graduates can include:

  • Arborist
  • Botanist
  • Business analyst
  • Climatologist
  • Economic geographer
  • Engineer
  • Environmental designer
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Geographic information system technician
  • Geology and mining consultant
  • Geoscientist
  • Health and safety auditor
  • Lecturer
  • Parks and roadside manager
  • Petrophysicist
  • Policy manager
  • Project officer
  • Project scientist
  • Researcher
  • Soil specialist
  • Spatial information scientist
  • Sustainability manager
  • Town planner

Sources include: LinkedIn profiles of University of Melbourne graduates.

Our graduates are employed at organisations including:

  • BHP
  • Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes
  • CSIRO
  • DELWP Victoria
  • Department of Agriculture
  • EPA Victoria
  • European Union Global Climate Change Alliance
  • ExxonMobil
  • Forestry Corporation of NSW
  • KPMG
  • Melbourne Water
  • Parks Victoria
  • Rio Tinto
  • Shell
  • University of Melbourne
  • Victoria Planning Authority
  • Industry

Sources include the LinkedIn profiles of University of Melbourne graduates.

Geography graduates work in fields such as:

  • Administration
  • Business development
  • Community and social services
  • Consulting
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Media and communication
  • Operations
  • Program and project management
  • Research

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