Careers in the earth sciences


Career Pathways

There is a wide range of career opportunities open to geology graduates, for example within the hydrocarbons, mining and quarrying and civil engineering industries; government and government supported scientific establishments, geological surveys, specialist geological consultants and research companies, and teaching.

BGS case studies

Our staff come from all sorts of interesting backgrounds and do a wide variety of jobs. These case studies will give you an idea of the qualifications needed for jobs within the Earth sciences:

Further information and case studies