Graduate Career Opportunities

A graduate degree from the Department of Geosciences prepares you for a wide range of career opportunities.

A significant number of our MS and PhD graduates join both the local and international oil industry.
Some of our PhD graduates choose to pursue academic careers with colleges and universities in the United States and abroad.

Graduates with a focus on hydrogeology and environmental geology, remote sensing, geographic information sciences (GIS) and global positioning systems (GPS) find career opportunities in governmental and non-governmental environmental firms.

Many of our graduate students benefit from internships with the local and regional oil industry.

Employment Resources

Academic Careers Online 
American Association of Petroleum Geologists 
American Geosciences Institute 
American Geophysical Union 
Association for Women Geoscientists 
Dallas Geological Society 
Geological Society of America 
GeoSearch Inc. 
Society of Exploration Geophysicists 
SEG Student Connections
Physics Today Career Network 
Rigzone