The Powerful Geography 'Job Summaries' below show how geography is embedded in a vast array of jobs delinated by content domains. Each includes a brief overview, geographers at work, recommended college courses, and the skills needed. We hope that you can refer to these during a geography, science, or social studies lesson to show your students how geography is so important in our everyday lives and that they too can become "geographers" no matter what their aspirations may be.
*Please note that having just a geography degree does not mean you are qualified for these jobs and can get this job, as there are other degrees and skills required*
Places and Regions
Environment and Society
Here are a variety of one-pagers that are not necessarily jobs, but more of scenarios or situations where geographic knowledge would come in handy.