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Career Profiles


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.


Join the Society Education Team

We are recruiting for a full time Education Assistant.

Closing Date: 14 August


University Geoscience UK

The body formerly known as the Committee of Heads of University Geoscience Departments (CHUGD) has a new name & model of closer cooperative working with the Society. Find out more in July's Geoscientist article.


Research Grants for Schools

Do you have a great idea to bring research alive in school? The Royal Society offers grants of up to £3000 to enable student projects supported by teachers & STEM professionals working in partnership - Application deadline 31 July


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.