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CAT, Management Expert - Answered on Nov 23, 2023

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Mihir Question by Mihir on Nov 23, 2023Hindi

Sir, my son is doing his masters in geography which will be completed in 2024. What are job prospects of this subject. Could you please guide us?

Ans: Honestly speaking from personal perspective, a masters in Geography is a pretty rare skill to have. Some of the potential opportunities you might have are:

1. Environmental Consultant/Analyst - Working with companies or government agencies to ensure compliance with environmental regulations.

2. Working with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to analyze spatial data, create maps, and provide insights for various industries such as urban planning, environmental management, and business.

3. Remote Sensing Specialist to analyze data collected from satellites or aerial surveys to study and monitor changes in the Earth's surface.

4. Teaching at the university level or conducting research in academic or research institutions.

These are but a few

Encourage your son to explore internships, research projects, or networking opportunities during his Master's program to gain practical experience and build a professional network. Additionally, staying updated on industry trends and acquiring skills in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), remote sensing, and other relevant technologies can enhance his competitiveness in the job market. Networking with professionals in the field and attending conferences can also be valuable for career development.

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