How can I learn about careers in geography?
We suggest you contact the Association of American Geographers (AAG). (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.) They are an excellent source for information about the field of geography, and they offer the following resources on their website:
Guide to Geography Programs in the Americas as well as tips for preparing for a career in this field.
The University of Colorado at Boulder maintains links to information on geography careers.
Career opportunities at National Geographic for persons with a background in geography are found primarily in our editorial research and cartography departments and in our geography education program. Staff members here are engaged in a broad range of activities promoting research and exploration, working with educators to improve the teaching of geography, and publishing geographical materials, including magazines, books, maps, films, and educational products, for both the school market and the general public. To produce these materials National Geographic employs writers, editors, computer specialists, researchers, artists, designers, and cartographers. Training in the discipline of geography is beneficial in all of these specialties. You can find all opportunities on our jobs site.