The occupation at a glance
Geologists and geologists explore the structure, formation and development of the earth. They also record chemical and physical processes that have changed the composition and appearance of the Earth’s surface over the course of Earth’s history. They can work in science and teaching, in the extraction of raw materials, in environmental protection or in the medical sector.
Typical Areas of work:
Geologists and geologists find employment, e.g.
– at universities and research institutes
– in public administration, e.g. at geological state offices, urban planning and water management offices
– for companies in the extraction of raw materials and civil engineering
– at engineering offices, e.g. for ground investigations