Careers in Geology

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Looking for an entry level job or internship in geology? This is an overview of how to approach the search and a list of companies that might have relevant entry level and internship opportunities.

Geology Careers

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Geology is the study of the earth and all its physical aspects. This includes studying the earth’s past and present and making predictions about its future.

Oil, gas, and mining businesses employ geologists to mine the earth’s natural resources. You can also work at an environmental firm and study water, rocks, and soil for environmental cleanup. Engineering is another option: soil and rocks have certain strengths which is valuable knowledge to leaders of construction projects. You can also specialize in a specific area of the earth, such as the ocean or in specific phenomena such as earthquakes, usually at the graduate level. Some of these jobs require some outdoor and field work in addition to research.

Most jobs in geology require a bachelor’s degree, but good news for those wanting to become geologists: the outlook is good for geoscientists, with employment expected to grow faster than average.

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Senior Geologist-
Bechtel Reston, VA
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Adjunct Faculty Geology - (AL)
Northern Virginia Community College Alexandria, VA
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Science Lab Assistant
Northern Virginia Community College Sterling, VA
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Sr. Scientist
ENSCO Burke, VA
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Sr. Environmental Project Manager
Planet Forward Germantown, MD
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Physical Scientist
ENSCO Springfield, VA
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Project Scientist/Manager - Environmental Services
SCS Engineers Reston, VA
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Principal Systems Engineer focusing on Engineering Physics
Raytheon Dulles, VA
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Engineering and Physical Sciences
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Springfield, VA
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Geologist II
AECOM Germantown, MD
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Companies with Entry Level Jobs and Internships in Geology

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National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency - Fascinated by geography and navigation? A career with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency might be just what you're looking for.

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Object Reservoir - If you take a look at Object Reservoir’s website, and the terminology makes sense to you, then you should check out their Jobs page.

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U.S. Census Bureau - Luckily, the U.S. Census Bureau does a lot more than its once every ten years nationwide census. That's why they have so many cool jobs.

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Luck Stone - You can stop eating your Lucky Charms in your underwear at noon every day and turn stone into a job because Luck Stone has a strong college recruiting program.

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