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Geoscience Careers Leaflet


Our careers leaflet / poster sets out the different fields in which geoscientists work, and the initial choices for students who wish to enter the profession.

100 Geosites

Available Now! 100 Great Geosites App

Following the success of the 100 Great Geosites project last year, the Society has been working with Esri to produce a mobile app to showcase the winning list of sites. Download from the App store or Google play.


William Smith Student Travel Grant

Travel grants of up to £350 are available to enable two undergraduate students to present at the 2nd William Smith Meeting of 2015 - 200 Years and Beyond: The Future of Geological Mapping. Application Deadline 28 August.


Geoscience Education Academy Photos

See what the Class of 2015 got up to on our training course for UK teachers.


Get involved in Earth Science Week

Earth Science Week 2015 runs 10-18 October with the theme 'Geological Time'. We're hoping to beat the 2014 record of over 40 events across the country!
A small number of grants are available to help run events & activities.

Education and Careers

This area includes material relevant to school teachers and students; through higher education and employment options; to lifelong learning and CPD.


Enter our Photo Contest and help create a Geosites Calendar!

Send us your best 100 Geosites photos by 21 September. Winners will be announced in Earth Science Week. You can also enter the Joint Regional Groups Competition (Deadline 1 December).


The Geological Society Careers Days: 18 & 25 November 2015

The Geological Society’s Careers Days are the essential meeting place for geoscience and Earth Science students and industry leaders, institutions and employers.

Schools Geology Challenge & Early Career Award: The Winners

A record number of seven schools and three early career geoscientists took part in the finals on 30 April. Find out who won:


Schools Affiliate Scheme

Free to join and open to all UK schools, our Schools Affiliate scheme provides support to schools teaching Earth Sciences as part of the Science, Geography or Geology Curriculum.

Jobs in Geology and Earth Science

View the latest employment opportunities in geology and the Earth science industry with our online job listings. Search for vacancies across a wide range of sectors and locations.

William Smith Travel Grants


Travel grants of up to £350 are available for two undergraduate students to present at the 2nd William Smith Meeting of 2015 on 5 November.

Accredited Degrees


Find out more about our Degree Accreditation scheme & explore by region or subject area.