Geographers

By: Michael Gay

Overview

You study about animals, natural resources, and plants and how it effects earth.

What will help you in this career.

Economics, Geology, Political Science, Sociology, and Statistics and Probability. A bachelor In geography.

The cost of the tuition.

At the university of UW Milwaukee would cost $25,000 a year.

Cost of housing and necessary needs.

housing for amount of time in college (most are for four years with summers off)= $40,000


food/groceries for the amount of time I will be in college (most are 4 year degrees)=$12,000


gas money for travelling/helping pay for carpooling during time at college (4 yrs.) = $ 2,000


clothing money for time at college (typically 4 Years) = $1,000


total tuition for total time at college (typically 4 yrs. with summers off )= $36,000


Grand total = $91,000

Associations/Professionals Organizafions for the Career

They study how people affect the environment.

http://www.geosociety.org/links/


The Institute adheres to the principles of professional responsibility and public service and is the only international organization that certifies the competence and ethical conduct of geological scientists in all branches of the science with members employed in industry, government, and academia.

http://www.aipg.org

Pros and Cons

Good pay

You can work for colleges

Use surveying and meteorological equipment


May have to work over time to meet deadlines

May have to live in primitive conditions

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Do you want to be a geographer? You study economics activities of an area and study the effect buildings and roads will have on the environment. You may have to work over time to meet dead lines. You need a bachelors degree. Averagely you get paid $54,000 a year.