Careers in Geography
Studying geography can lead to a wide range of careers in fields like urban and regional planning, geotechnical engineering, retail market planning, environmental consulting, meteorology, First Nations governance, Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and international development.
Geography also provides a versatile background for professional programs like teaching, law, engineering and business.
The BA minor in Geography at Kwantlen is most likely to be paired with a minor in areas like History, Sociology, English and Mathematics. Such combinations may lead towards a geography-related career, a teaching degree or an advanced degree program. Other fruitful pairings would be with disciplines that also employ GIS, such as Anthropology, Business and Criminology.
For a summary of "What can I do with a degree in Geography" see this page:
http://geography.lakeheadu.ca/Jobs in Geography.doc [Compatibility Mode].pdf
You can also see this page on the Canadian Association of Geographers web site:
And click on the "Jobs/Careers" button on Association of American Geographers web site:
This 'jobs in geography' page is from the University of Victoria:
And this one, which focuses on jobs in GIS, is from from UBC:
Kwantlen students are eligible for employment both on and off campus. Please see the Student Employment Centre for job posting and instructions for using Workopolis.com.
Working at Kwantlen
If you are looking for employment as faculty or staff member at Kwantlen, please see the Human Resources website at www.kwantlen.ca/hr