Graduates of geography and environment have a variety of career options.
Among these are work with provincial, federal, and international government agencies, non-government organizations, and consulting companies.
Many of our graduates pursue further education at the graduate and professional-school level.
They found their education especially well-recognized by schools of:
- environmental studies
- geographic information systems
- public administration
- geographic information systems (GIS) specialists
- international development workers
- environmental law specialists
- policy analysts
Mount Allison career services
Mount Allison University has a career services co-ordinator who offers a wide variety of services to students and to potential employers of students.
Find out more:
- Office of Experiential Learning and Career Development
- Mount Allison Careers on Facebook
- @mtacareer on Twitter
Malcolm Elliott ('17)
BA Geography, Minors in Geographic Information Systems and Economics
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Highlight: Spending the 2016-2017 school year as the President of the Geography & Environment Society, as well as going to Montreal with Dr. Reiffenstein’s research course.
- 2017-2018: Advanced Diploma in Geographic Sciences, Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS), Lawrencetown, NS
- June 2018-present: LiDAR & Remote Sensing Analyst, Leading Edge Geomatics, Fredericton NB
- Further my career in geography and geomatics
Daniela Fernandez Rodriguez ('12)
BA Honours in Environmental Studies, Minor in Geography
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Project: Food deserts and local oases: Alternative food systems and regional socio-economic development
Supervisor: Dr. Leslie Kern
Highlight: The quality of the guidance and support provided by our faculty members is unique across post-secondary institutions. My professors were always accessible, dedicated, and excited to share in our passion for our work.
- MtA’s India Shastri Exchange program participant
- Global Brigades Inc., monitoring and evaluation developer, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
- Canada World Youth, project supervisor for two different international youth exchange programs focused on experiential education around Food Security and Sustainability, Gender Equity & Governance, and Public Health. (i.e. Honduras-Nicaragua-Ontario; and Moncton-Ghana-Peru)
- Multicultural Association of the Greater Moncton Area, public education liaison
Paul MacKeigan ('17)
BSc Honours Environmental Science, Minors in Biology and Geography
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Project: Legacy effects of DDT on Cladoceran assemblages from north-central New Brunswick lakes
Supervisor: Dr. Josh Kurek
Highlight: Working for Dr. Kurek as a bio-monitoring assistant after my second year. I sampled dozens of lakes across the New Brunswick landscape. Other highlights included the numerous opportunities I had to present my honours research at conferences in Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick.
- Summer 2017: sampled lakes throughout Ontario and Quebec with the NSERC Lake Pulse Network
- September 2017: started a master’s degree in biology at McGill University with Dr. Irene Gregory-Eaves. I am studying cyanobacteria distribution and dynamics across Canadian lakes with the Lake Pulse Network.