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Below are sample lists of careers and majors commonly associated with Field Research. Please remember, many careers do not require a specific major; rather, employers are often more interested in the experiences you have had and the skills, interests, abilities, and strengths you have developed through these experiences that enhance your academic program. Use the links below to explore careers and majors.

If you need help organizing information, you may find the Majors Research Guide and/or Occupational Research Guide beneficial. The career coaches at the University Career Center are also available to help you explore your options. You can schedule an appointment online or by calling 785-864-3624.

Majors:

Anthropology

Applied Behavioral Sciences

Atmospheric Science

Biology

Engineering

Environmental Studies

Geology

Geography

Petroleum Engineering

Psychology

Careers:

Aerospace Technologist/Engineer

Agronomist

Air and Water Quality Manager

Applied Anthropologist

Archeologist

Archivist

Atmospheric Researcher

Biological Anthropologist

Biomedical Engineer

Biotechnologist

Cartographer

Chemical Engineer

Child Life Specialist

Civil Engineer

Climatologist

Collection Manager

Computer Engineer

Conservation Biologist

Conservation Officer

Conservator

Construction Consultant

Construction Engineer/Manager

Consultant

Control Systems Engineer

Crime Scene Investigator

Cultural Anthropologist

Cultural Resource Manager

Cytologist

Demographer

Design and/or Development Engineer

Dietitian/Nutritionist

Earth Scientist

Ecologist

Electrical Systems Engineer

Emergency Services Manager

Environmental Educator

Environmental Geochemist

Environmental Geologist

Environmental Scientist

Environmental/Land Use Planner

Environmentalist

Field Equipment Specialist

Field/Lab Technician

Fish Hatchery Manager

Fishery/Wildlife Biologist

Flood Manager

Food Engineer

Forensic Scientist

Forester

Geotechnical Engineer

Geographic Information Systems Specialist

Geologist

Seismologist

Social Anthropologist

Soil Scientist

Storm Specialist

Stratigrapher

Transportation Manager

Urban Forester

Urban Planner/Community Developer

Geophysicist

GIS Specialist

Hardware Development Engineer

Historical Archeologist

Horticulturist

Hydrogeologist

Hydrologist

Hydrometeorologist

Instrumental Technician

Laboratory Technician

Linguistic Anthropologist

Mathematical Technician

Mechanical Engineer

Medical Anthropologist

Medical Technologist

Meteorologist

Mineralogist

National Park Service Ranger

Naturalist

Network Implementation Manager

Oceanographer

Paleoanthropologist

Paleoclimatologist

Paleontologist

Park Ranger

Patent Examiner

Petroleum Engineer

Petroleum Geologist

Petrologist

Physical Anthropologist

Planetary Geologist

Practicing Anthropologist

Process Engineer

Professor

Public Utility Consultant

Quality Assurance Director

Radar Geophysicist

Range Management Specialist

Refuge Manager

Research Engineer

Researcher

Restoration Ecologist

Sanitarian

Satellite Data Analyst

Site Operations Manager

Software Development Manager

Software Programmer

Software Systems Engineer

Software Test Engineer

Volcanologist

Water Quality/Conservation Specialist

Water Quality Control Technician

Water Resources Engineer

Weather Correspondent

Weather Forecaster

Wetlands Ecologist

Wildlife Inspector

Writer/Researcher

Zoologist/Marine Biologist

 


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