Geography Career

Information about developing a geography career and geography education.

What are the Top Geography Programs in 2020?

Caitlin Dempsey

The latest QS World University Rankings by Subject reveal updated rankings for Geography departments around the world.

A laptop running QGIS, a mapping software.

What Skills Does a Geographer Need?

Caitlin Dempsey

To be a successful geographer, certain skills are needed in order to be able to understand the Earth’s physical environment as well as human patterns and processes. 

A photo of a small globe wearing a black graduation ap with a red tassel on top of a keyboard.

What Can You do with a Degree in Geography?

Caitlin Dempsey

A good geographer should have knowledge of human-environment relationships, spatial and statistical analysis skills, proficiency in data visualization and strong communication skills.

Eight Ways Your Geographic Skills Enhance Your Resume

Devon Reeser

Geographers or anyone with a history of geography education or practice have special skills that can enhance their resumes across nearly all career options. From GIS skills to graphic design to multiculturalism, here are eight ways to market your geography experience as viable job skills.

Tracking the Evolution of the Field of Geography over 124 Years and 10,290 Dissertations

Caitlin Dempsey

Kent State University professors David Kaplan and Jennifer Mapes have undertaken a study to understand how academic research in the field of geography has evolved in the United States.

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