The following job search tools are grouped by geographical employment sectors.
A wide range of online tools is available to help you find current job vacancies. While some are specific to particular sectors, others are more general. For more detailed information and resources on starting a career with geography in a diverse range of sectors, visit our Use Geography pages.
If you are considering a career in teaching geography, you might be eligible to apply for our Geography Teacher Training Scholarship programme, offered in conjunction with the Department for Education. These prestigious scholarships provide £28,000 tax-free funding plus additional benefits for geographers starting their teacher training in the autumn of 2018.
Acre - comprehensive range of jobs in the energy, environment and sustainability sector, mostly in the UK and Europe
Conservation Jobs - for conservation careers in the UK and worldwide
Countryside Jobs - UK-based positions in countryside management and conservation
ENDS job search - jobs in environmental, ecology, conservation, wind energy and sustainability, mainly in the UK
Environment Job - a range of environmentally related vacancies in the UK and abroad
Env.Careers - advice on building an environmental career as well as global job listings
Green Jobs - a listing of ‘green jobs’ in the UK ranging from environmental consultants to natural resource management, including specific sites for Renewable Energy Jobs, Solar Jobs, Water Jobs and Wind Jobs
Green Jobs Online - a broad variety of jobs related to sustainability and the natural environment in the UK
Guardian Jobs - Environment - a selection of environmentally related positions in the UK
Lantra - land-based and environmental sector opportunities in the UK
StopDodo - a wide range of 'green jobs' in the UK and abroad
Novoresume - US-focused guide to 'green careers'
For Purpose Jobs - a hub for environmental, sustainability and social impact jobs
Earthworks Jobs - mainly physical geography and geomorphology jobs across sectors, in the UK and abroad
Geography Jobs - a wide range of geography-related vacancies in UK ranging from GIS, transport, regeneration and town-planning
GIS Jobs - a variety of GIS jobs in different sectors, mostly in the UK
Planning Jobs - positions in town planning throughout the UK
Transport Planning Society - vacancies in transport including planning, modelling and management, mainly in the UK
Association of American Geographers - mostly academic positions in the USA, with some jobs based elsewhere and in other sectors
CharityJob - jobs in organisations across the third sector, mostly in UK-based charities
Civil Service - jobs at governmental organisations or departments such as the Department for International Development, Department of Energy and Climate Change, and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Discover Risk - information about careers in the risk and insurance industry, plus jobs, graduate and apprenticeship schemes based in the UK
Insurance Jobs - positions including risk and catastrophe modelling and analysis in the UK insurance industry
Jobs.ac.uk - jobs in academic, science, research and administrative employment in the UK and abroad
Marketing Week - sales and marketing jobs in the UK
TES Connect - teaching positions in geography in the UK and abroad
United Nations - international positions at the UN, including internships and volunteering opportunities
The following websites may be helpful to search the wider job market, where your transferable geographical skills can be applied.
Adzuna - a comprehensive list of vacancies in the UK including jobs from many of the sources listed above
Graduate Recruitment Bureau - advice, student and graduate jobs and internships in the UK
Indeed - links to extensive list of jobs in the UK
Research Job Finder - jobs in various different aspects of research in the UK and abroad
Save the Student - graduate jobs collated from other job sites
Target Jobs - lists a wide variety of jobs covering all areas - use the search tool to narrow your job hunt to an area which interests you
AdView - a UK-wide job search site, providing users with the most current job vacancies with 100,000+ new vacancies added weekly
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In our Use Geography webinars, many professionals across different sectors recommended using LinkedIn to find advice and opportunities.
Reflect upon your career goals and start or continue your career planning
Read our resource on starting your career in research with a PhD in geography
Read our resource on careers in charity work, advocacy and third-sector organisations based on advice from geographers working in the sector.
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