Geography & Environmental Planning | Towson University

What can I do with this discipline/major?

For helpful resources on your career opportunities, explore the “What Can I Do with
This Major” guides for geography.

Some common career titles for this major include:

  • Anthropologists and Archeologists
  • Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
  • Economists
  • Geoscientists
  • High School Teachers
  • Political Scientists
  • Postsecondary Teachers
  • Sociologists
  • Surveying and Mapping Technicians
  • Surveyors
  • Urban and Regional Planners

For additional career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook
for hundreds of occupations, visit the
Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Additional resources

Careers in Geography and Environmental Planning

Internships and Research Opportunities

Getting applied experience in your field is critical. The following resources will
allow you to learn more about your department’s opportunities and process, as well
introduce you to other major-specific internship posting resources. For more information, email Dr. Virgina Thompson, geography and environmental planning department internship coordinator.

Careers and Jobs

The resources below are a starting point for your job search. In addition to making
use of the Internet to do research, we encourage you to talk to people in the fields
you are interested in (don’t forget to use TU’s Tiger Mentor Network) to learn more about specific opportunities and organizations.

Sample Resumes and Interview Questions

For major specific resume samples, we encourage you to look at the Sample Geography and Environmental Planning Resume 1 (PDF) or the Sample Geography and Environmental Planning Resume 2 (PDF) in addition to our Sample Resume Database.


Below are sample interview questions for your field. In preparing for the interview,
you’ll also want to review common interview questions (PDF) asked of all majors, thoroughly research the organization, dress professionally,
and visit the interview skills section of the Career Center’s website. You can practice your interview skills online
via Big Interview or schedule a mock interview with a Career Center staff member.

Interview Questions