What many people don’t realize is that geology majors also have excellent career options in fields unrelated to earth science. Geology majors develop critical thinking skills, the ability to collect and constrain complex data, and proficiency in articulating their findings to an audience. Employers prize these skills, admissions officers at both graduate and professional schools seek such attributes, and as a result, senior Amherst geology majors have many doors open to them.
You can see what recent geology alumni are doing by going to the Alumni in Geology AC password-protected site.
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