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After Studying Geology For 4 Years, What Next?

AFTER STUDYING GEOLOGY FOR 4YEARS WAT NEXT

its like this the aspect of going to school is to attain a degree not that one will practice what was taught in the whole 4years of study well i have passion in field work,and traveling to other countries discovering things for myself but this is never taught during the 4years of study.so help me after studying geology for 4years what next

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OP, have you considered GIS? @Jaybee, you sound like a GIS person, why don't you join this thread www.nairaland.com/1498170/what-geographic-information-systems-gis

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Please getting a job in the oil and gas sector, what degree is needed apart from engineering, geology, computer sc.

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My Brother, just seek for the Lord's assistance and he will surely surprise you.Believe me , "As far as God is a potential Geologist, Geology is the best known course on earth". Am a final year student of Ebonyi State University and from my 4 years experience, Geologist and Geoscientist have a diverse job opportunities. May God grant your best desire in Jesus name.

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I found this article very interesting for Geologist and Geophysicist, so u can read it now!

http://www.mlaresources.com/recruitersperspective.html

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www.nairaland.com/nigeria/topic-519191.0.html

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if these jobs are available in Naija. it would have been great. anyway unless u are lucky to get a place 4 entry level its abit difficult. plenty of jobs 4 experience geologists out there. anyway u can go 4 ur Msc. if u are really interested in ur chosen career. it makes u more employable. geosegun234@yahoo.com

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Your first job may be unrelated to your chosen career, but you can still use your time effectively in order to gain experience for your longer-term career aims. Summer placements, paid or unpaid, are particularly useful for entering specialisms such as seismology, geoscience and geophysics.

Also consider evening classes, doing an IT course, learning a new language, arranging some work shadowing or work experience and volunteering. Employers will really value the commitment and initiative you have shown to move your career forward.

Although some of the jobs listed here might not be first jobs for many graduates, they are among the many realistic possibilities with your degree, provided you can demonstrate you have the attributes employers are looking for. It's also worth noting that many graduate vacancies don't specify particular degree disciplines, so don't restrict your thinking to the jobs listed here.

Prospectus: Geology

G'Luck!!!

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the aim of geology in Ameka

www.yahoo-mail.com.ng/aims-objective-ameka-geology-work

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Jobs where your degree would be useful

* Drilling engineer - develops, plans, costs, schedules and supervises the operations necessary to the process of drilling oil and gas wells, from initial well design to testing, completion and abandonment.

* Geophysicist (field seismologist) - uses complex equipment to collect data on earthquakes and seismic waves, which move through and around the earth. Their main responsibility is controlling data quality. To do this, they monitor displays and perform some initial interpretation.

* Waste management officer - works within local authorities and assists environmental services departments in the development, management, supervision and control of waste disposal and recycling facilities.

* Environmental consultant - works on client contracts in areas such as water pollution, air and land contamination, environmental impact assessment, environmental audit, waste management, environmental policy, ecological/land management, noise and vibration measurement and environmental management.

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So after studying for four years you didnt know the purpose of your course?

did someone pick the course for you or

you mean you didn't get to travel much or gain field experience?

what next.  .   .   .

Jobs directly related to your degree

    * [b]Geoscientist - interprets geophysical, geochemical and geological data to develop models of the earth's subsurface with the aim of discovering commercially viable and exploitable reserves of natural resources, such as oil and gas.

    * Wellsite geologist - studies rock cuttings from oil and gas wells to determine what rock formations are being drilled into and how drilling should proceed.

    * Hydrogeologist - identifies the type, distribution and structure of rock strata and their impact on the accumulation and movement of groundwater.

    * Seismic interpreter - analyses geological and geophysical data about the earth's structure to produce maps, which are used by the energy industry to evaluate the prospects of recovering hydrocarbons and also for other purposes that need an assessment of geological structures.

    * Mudlogger - collects and monitors information from drilling operations, such as drilling data, gas and samples, using a range of equipment and laboratory techniques including binocular microscopes, ultraviolet fluorescence and thin section analysis.

    * Engineering geologist - concerned with the detailed technical analysis and broad scientific assessment of the impact of a development on its site and population. Engineering geologists assess the integrity of soil, rock, groundwater and other natural conditions prior to major construction schemes, such as tunnels, pipelines, buildings, docks and harbours.

    * Geological mapper - undertakes detailed study of the geology of an area through field work, literature search and data analysis to produce a map of the solid rock and surface drift.

    * Minerals surveyor - provides services related to developing mineral resources, waste management sites, mines and quarries and advises on developing and managing mineral sites safely and within regulations.

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hi.

you ve got to have faith. I studied geology in naija but currently working as a defence consultant with NASA in the US. If its something you love like i do its a great profession to be in. Everyday i now cherish God for his creations when i see pictures comming from planet mars from NASA mars Rover and Lander streaming to my office in the morning.

You will be amazed at the type of geologic structures there. you might start wondering if there are humans living there. From indications there is water but in frozen form. what happens when God command the planet to warm like the earth. you will expect micro organism including animals and human frozen spring up like mush rooms.

My brother keep the faith. check the oil sector, you can even go private by looking at soild mineral sector like rock quarrying for constructions, geotechnical consulting and so on.

You possibilities are endless.

email me on spankysid@yahoo.com or give me a buzz on +1-678-485-3976

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All sort of work related to GIS

Geophysicist

Field engineer

Your skill is in high demand so research well and your dreams shall become reality.

U can also go for masters in petroleum geophysics

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