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Career Opportunities

Our Bachelor's and Master's degree programs in geology prepare students for a broad range of geoscientific careers, such as:

  • petroleum or mineral exploration,
  • environmental remediation,
  • natural resource evaluation,
  • natural hazards mitigation, or
  • geoscience research.

Graduates find employment in the local petroleum and oil service industries, environmental firms, government agencies, educational institutions, construction and mining companies.

Learn more about career opportunities in geology and environmental science.

The Office of Career Services is a division of Student Affairs and provides services to UL Lafayette students and alumni in career planning, development, and job-seeking strategies. They are the major link between students/alumni and potential employers.