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There are increasing opportunities to gain experience through college internship programs. A few summer and part-time employment opportunities are available in business or industrial firms. Field experiences, offered as part of the college program, provide the opportunity for potential geographers to test their knowledge and personal qualifications. You can also learn more about geography by talking to geographers about their jobs. Ask your school counselor for help in arranging an interview. Finally, visit the American Association of Geographers' Web site,, for extensive information on careers and profiles of geographers. 

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