2. Oceanographer

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, is one of the many public and private organizations and companies who employ oceanographers to assist researchers in better understanding hurricanes, climate change, and more.

Get hired: Find your passion in a particular niche. Enjoy forecasting monsoons? Mapping shoreline degradation? Digging deep into underwater earthquakes? Become a subject expert in a current hot topic and you’ll find a place.