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Are you curious about the Earth? Are you passionate about our environment and how it is changing and want to improve our stewardship of it? Do you want to be a part of finding energy and mineral resources or managing our water?  As an undergraduate or graduate in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences in the University of Michigan's College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, you can explore all these exciting career options and many more. Earth scientists encapsulate many disciplines and are often known by names such as geologist, geophysicist, oceanographer, paleontologist, and many more.

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Michigan recognizes the importance of career development and offers support to students as they navigate the path from academic studies to professional life. This includes walking with students as they find careers that align with individual interests, resources for building networks within the earth and environmental sciences community, and tools for securing internships or jobs. The department also facilitates connections with alumni and industry professionals, creating opportunities for networking and mentorship. 

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences is here to help you navigate your career options in the Earth sciences. Career options are diverse, challenging, and impactful. See the menu below for guidance in networking, landing an internship or job, resume building, interviews, and even information on different job sectors within the Earth and environmental sciences.

Schedule an Appointment With the University of Michigan Career Center

The University of Michigan Career Center inspires and supports students to transition confidently beyond the university by creating a dynamic space to gain clarity through their process of self-discovery. They offer assistance with resume building, interviews, job placement, and more.