Careers

Find your future

Use these resources to get inspiration for future career opportunities and begin your search for your future job.

Working for the government

Most careers in geography, planning, and recreation involve working for the government.  Find out if a job in the federal government is right for you.

  1. Best Places to Work : feedback from more than 221,000 civil servants in the annual Best Places to Work in the Federal Government ranking of 283 federal agencies and subcomponents.
  2. Making the Difference : a website for college students and recent graduates interested in federal employment and internships.
  3. Where the Jobs Are : check out a list of federal hiring projections for the next two years.

Government Agencies

US Geological Survey
Arizona State Land Department
US Department of Housing and Urban Development
US Department of Transportation
US Forest Service
Bureau of Land Management 

Other resources

Use these links to begin your job search. 

Geography

Find a career that gets you outdoors or in the lab, studying the earth and helping planners.

Geography Jobs
Career Jet
Geospatial jobs 

Planning

In planning, you can assist in building urban systems, help with transportation, and build successful cities.

American Planning Association
Jobs in Planning 

Recreation

Like to be active and in the outdoors?  Then try being a park ranger or a recreation manager.

Career Builder
National Recreation and Park Association
Recreation Careers