Where will it take you?
EAE will qualify you for many exciting careers as future leaders in applied or fundamental science, in industry or academia. Earth Scientists earn some of the highest graduate salaries, even higher than Medicine, Law and Economics (source: www.graduatecareers.com.au).
Your Career Network
We have our eye on your future and we work collaboratively with industry so our students develop an early link with real-world problems. EAE has links with employers including the Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne Water, Snowy Hydro, HydroTasmania, DSDBI, ESSO, Rio Tinto, Mount Isa Mines, MMG, AusIMM, Navarre Minerals, Agnew Gold, ANSTO, MTEC, Shell International, Geoscience Australia, Victorian Department of Land, Water and Planning, Victorian Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources, and a number of Co-operative Research Centres.
After completing an undergraduate degree you have further opportunities to become part of our vibrant Research community and undertake an Honours or Master's degree or a PhD. You will continue to be trained as an independent leader in your field of interest and speciality.
Below are examples of the type of research Post Docs can undertake.