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Types of Careers

UW Oshkosh Geography & Urban Planning Graduates have entered many careers, with examples ranging from aerial photo interpreter to water resource specialist for organizations such as the Department of Agriculture or the U.S. Postal Service.

Job Titles

  • Aerial Photo Interpreter
  • Cartographer
  • Community Developer
  • Computer Cartographer
  • Earth Scientist
  • Ecologist
  • Environmental Impact Specialist
  • GIS Database Manager
  • Hazardous Waste Specialist
  • Health Care Planner
  • Land Surveyor
  • Land Use Planner
  • Map Editor
  • Map Librarian
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Recreational Resource Planner
  • Regional Planner
  • Research Analyst
  • Site Researcher
  • Soil Scientist
  • Teacher
  • Transportation Planner
  • Urban Planner
  • Water Resource Specialist
 

 

Organizations and Fields Employing Alumns

  • Airline
  • Architectural firm
  • Non-profit agency
  • Computer systems/software firm
  • Engineering firm
  • Environmental management consulting firm
  • Graphic design/mapping firm
  • Health care firm
  • Logistics firm
  • Marketing/research firm
  • Oil company
  • Parcel delivery firm
  • Political consulting firm
  • Private school or college
  • Publishing company
  • Railroad
  • Realtor
  • Research institution
  • Retail site consulting firm
  • Solid waste disposal/recycling
  • Trucking
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Health
  • Department of Information Resources
  • Department of Natural Resources
  • Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Department of Transportation
  • Historic preservation agency
  • Land commission office
  • Land use planning agency
  • Library
  • Police or Fire Department
  • Public school or college
  • Public transportation agency
  • Public utility
  • Public Works Department
  • Traffic Engineering Department
  • International Development Firm
  • Bureau of the Census
  • Central Intelligence Agency
 
  • Department of Agriculture
  • Department of Defense (Intelligence + Mapping Agency)
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Department of Justice
  • Department of State (and Office of the Geographer)
  • Department of Transportation
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • Library of Congress
  • National Academy of Sciences
  • National Archives
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  • U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
  • U.S. Information Agency
  • U.S. Postal Service
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