About careers and career pathways in paleontology and related fields, including professional programs, pages describing careers in paleontology, or paleontology job listings.


Degree and Certificate Programs (showing 3 of 9 listings)

Montana State University- Earth Sciences: Train to be a paleontologist in the MSU Undergraduate and Graduate Paleontology Programs. The Earth Sciences Department at MSU caters to both paleobiology and taphonomy interests.

Queens University Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering: Description of the department's research emphasis in Sedimentology, Sedimentary Geochemistry and Paleobiology.

University of Toronto Department of Geology: A research emphasis in Geobiology is offered.

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I Want To Be A Paleontologist!: This site, hosted by the Paleontological Research Institution, offers advice for students and parents on academic and career paths in paleontology.

PaleoProfiles: Members of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology come from many different backgrounds and live and work all around the world. Here we highlight the life and work of several of our members so that you can get to know them better.

Paleoprofile of Kristi Curry Rogers: Biographical sketch of paleontologist Kristi Curry Rogers. Learn about her work in dinosaur paleontology in Montana and Madagascar.

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Grad student Scott Nichols, making a gel in which he’ll place amplified DNA for sequencing.

A teacher works in a dinosaur quarry in northern Alaska.

Teachers work in a dinosaur quarry in northern Alaska.

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