Job Opportunities


Job Opportunities at ATU and after Graduation

Current job postings sent to the Geology Program are made available to Geology students through the Geology Program Blackboard Job Openings and Internships content item.

Students: Semester teaching assistantships. See Dr. Davis if you are interested in a TA position. Typically these go to Juniors and Seniors in good academic standing.

Careers: The Geology Program at Arkansas Tech prepares students for careers as geoscientists. Graduates from the ATU Geology program have gone on to graduate school and/or to various career paths in the following:

Natural resources industries

- Petroleum exploration and/or production
- Mineral exploration and/or mining

Federal/State Government

- US Geological Survey
- US Environmental Protection Agency
- US Department of Energy
- Arkansas Geological Commission
- Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality
- Arkansas Soil and Water Commission
- Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department

Environmental Consulting

Interested in salaries of Geologists?

The American Geological Institute compiles and distributes a wealth of information regarding the industry. Click here to see their latest salary survey. Click here to see their most recent Geoscience workforce projections.