A major in geography may lead to a career in cartography, environmental analysis, physical geography, regional analysis, urban and regional planning, or to employment that requires some combination of geographic sub-fields. A major in Atmospheric Science may lead to careers in weather forecasting, environmental consulting and air pollution specialists.
Students have a number of career planning and counseling resources at KU:
The Department of Geography Professional Network provides students of Geography and Atmospheric Science with career advice from Alumni and local business professionals.
For information about particular career and job opportunities, internship opportunities, choosing a career, your suitability for a particular career, and information on schools, students can contact:
110 Burge Union
In addition, when students have narrowed their career options, they can contact faculty about counseling on careers in specific fields. Below are listed faculty contacts for some possible career choices within the Department of Geography:
Human and Cultural Geography:
Regional Geography and Area Studies: