GATE Career Development Resources Guide

Welcome to the UFV Geography and Environment Careers Resource e-Guide. This site is designed for current and prospective students and alumni. 

Step 1: Careers in Geography and Environmental Studies

Find out what types of career fields provide opportunities for geographers, environmental professionals, and related fields.

Step 2: Prepare for Work While Still Completing Your Degree

Don't wait until you graduate. Think ahead to what you need to do to prepare and search for jobs in your chosen field.

Step 3: Pay Attention to What the Job Market is Doing

Following job boards and professional sites will help build your comfort with the job search process as well as your confidence in finding work after graduation. 

Step 4: Utilize Available GATE and UFV Resources

Take advantage of the (free!) services available to current students and alumni as you begin your career search. 

Step 5: Show Employers What You're Capable Of

Build a professional profile and demonstrate the skills and competencies you've developed while a student.   

Step 6: Build Professional Connections

Networking is essential for finding employment. Find out why, how, and who. 

Step 7: Social Media

Follow UFV GATE on social media (Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn) to stay connected and to hear of new career opportunities.  

Career FAQs

Frequently asked questions and other considerations regarding finding opportunities in a changing job market. 

Alumni Page

Geography alumni--we want to hear from you!


Are We Missing Something?

Is there something you'd like to see added to the GATE Careers e-Guide? Let us know! Email us at geoginfo@ufv.

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