Life After McGill

With a Bachelor of Science degree from the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, you can be employed to do a variety of things:

Test, map and assess groundwater resources to protect and conserve them.

Anaylze the processes responsible for natural disasters and assist in preparedness.

Measure the impacts of past event on land and provide advice on where to build.

You can be employed in various domains:

Mineral exploration and environmental companies

Federal, provincial, and territorial governments

Environmental consulting companies

Universities, research agencies, museums


Take a look at our Alumni page to see where their degrees led them.


You can get a head start gaining first-hand geoscientific experience during the summer.

Speak with your advisor to learn more. 


Upon completing your bachelor’s degree, you can also pursue a graduate degree.

This pathway allows students to specialize in a topic of their choice and engage in an individual research project under the supervision of a professor.

Visit our Graduate page for more information.

                                                        Ready to see where your Earth and Planetary Sciences degree will take you? 

                                                 Open House 2022

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