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Career Prospects for Graduate Students

Princeton PhD's have consistently obtained top positions in academia, industry and government. Check also the American Geological Institute's and the American Geophysical Union's career information pages. Female applicants may wish to consult the page for the Association for Women Geoscientists.  Consult Embark.com to get some more facts, including average earnings, about many possible careers in the geosciences, including those with bachelor's or master's degrees. You might also want to look at the Geocorps site for other options in pursuing a career in the Geosciences.

To learn more about the career prospects with a PhD in the Geosciences, check out our page with recent graduates

In addition, there's an excellent article in the August 2008 issue of Science regarding the career prospects in the geosciences industries.