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Preparing for a Geography Career 

Today's competitive job market demands that students possess the knowledge, skills, and relevant job experiences that will set them apart from other applicants. Fortunately, the AAG offers numerous resources to help job seekers prepare for careers in geography.

The section includes the following resources:

Ask a Geographer - Contact information for geographers who have volunteered to respond to inquiries about your areas of interest.

Geography Departments in the Americas - A resource for finding places to continue your geography education.

Career Preparation Tips - A series of fact sheets providing helpful advice on a variety of topics.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - Answers to some of the most common questions we receive about jobs and careers.

Panel and Workshop Notes - Key ideas and helpful advice collected at recent AAG-sponsored careers and professional development events.

Other Resources - Links to other websites that provide helpful information on jobs and careers.


AAG Books for Career Preparation

Practicing Geography
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Aspiring Academics
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Teaching College Geography
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