The Geology Department offers a broad spectrum of classes while maintaining a close-knit and collegial learning environment. Each course includes a fieldwork component to integrate field and laboratory analysis. By the time they graduate, our majors are scientists, trained to collect and interpret their own data, think creatively, and answer real-world questions.
Geology graduates work in a diverse array of jobs for a variety of organizations:
Geologist, Environmental Partners, Inc.
Manager of International Projects, Raven Ridge Resources, Inc.
Principal Hydrogeologist, Robinson & Noble
Chief Operating Officer, Integrated Health Plan
Geologist/Marketing Specialist, U.S. Department of the Interior
Anesthesiologist, Anesthesia Company
Landscape Scientist, The Wilderness Society
Senior Digital Advertising Analyst, ZAAZ
Director of Development, United Way of King County
Visit the Alumni Sharing Knowledge (ASK) Network to see a complete list of graduates who've volunteered to speak with students about their career path.
Read extended interviews about Alumni Career Paths.
Learn more about the benefits of a Puget Sound Degree.
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