Posted 22 August: The membership committee is conducting outreach to geology and earth science departments in PA and surrounding states. PCPG board members are available for campus visits with a PowerPoint presentation focused on the benefits of PCPG membership, the types of employment opportunities available for geologists and the process required to become a Licensed Professional Geologist in Pennsylvania. For more information or if you would like to schedule a guest lecture please Email Membership Services Committee.
AGI projects 10% increase in the number of employed geoscientists over the next decade
Posted 22 August: With the Status of the Geoscience Workforce 2016 publication due out shortly, AGI is sharing a change to their interpretation of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data in order to estimate the size of the geoscience workforce in the United States. The updated count of geoscientists in the workforce in 2014 includes the BLS counts of atmospheric sciences, earth sciences, marine sciences, space sciences, environmental sciences, and geography postsecondary teachers. AGI is projecting a 10% increase in the number of employed geoscientists over the next decade. View the latest Geoscience Currents