Student Activities

Positions Held by Recent Graduates

Forest ecologist
Market location researcher
Soil scientist
Geographic market analyst
Remote sensing analyst
Transportation systems planner
Land use specialist and environmental planner
GIS system & data consultant
Air pollution meteorologist
Retail site selector
City planner
GIS specialist
Census data user consultant
Service climatologist
National weather service forecaster
Research meteorologist
Environmental program administrator
Solid waste manager
Cartographer/Geographic information manager
Urban/Regional planner
TV meteorologist
Commercial and residential property analyst
Commercial meteorologist

Career Services maintains a database of career fields and job openings in Geography and Meteorology. Services are available to students and alumni of NIU and all potential employers

The NIU Cooperative Education Internship Program, better known as "Co-op," assists NIU students in finding career-related work experiences with participating employers. Co-op provides Web Services to streamline this process for both students and employers.

For information about career opportunities in geography follow this link to the Association for American Geographers (AAG) Online Career Guide; for career opportunities in meteorology follow this link to the American Meteorological Society (AMS) Online Career Guide