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Geographers apply their planning and management skills in some of the following careers: 

  • Government:
    • State and local
      • Departments of Transportation or Agriculture
    • Federal
      • Department of Agriculture
      • Forest Service
      • Bureau of Land Management
      • National Forest Service
      • National Park Service
      • Agency for International Development
      • Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Nonprofit organizations 
  • Waste management companies
  • Resource management agencies
  • Firms specializing in forestry, mining, environmental issues, or surveying
  • City, county, and regional planning agencies