What do they do?
Study, examine, and research the circulation, dispersion, and qualities of underground and surface water.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in hydrology, geology or earth sciences can put you on the path of becoming a hydrologist
Courses needed for an entry-level job.
A Master’s degree or a Ph.D will be needed to obtain specialist positions or get funding for research positions.
Courses needed for a professional position
- Communication skills - Observation skills - Critical-thinking skills - Problem-solving skills
Soft skills to develop
- IIT Roorkee - IIT Kharagpur - Anna University, Chennai
Colleges and universities to check out:
The industry is projected to grow at 10% through 2026. Hydrologists with experience and a master’s degree are expected to acquire prominent positions.
Job demand for hydrologists is projected to increase by 6% in the next decade due to the increase in the need for potable water and to mitigate floods.
– Public Sector Companies – Research Organisations – Multimedia Channels – Private Companies
Most hydrologists collect samples of water and analyse them in order to assure the quality of water and make sure it is free of harmful chemicals.
- Geoscientists - Environmental Scientists - Environmental Engineers - Professors
Frequent job positions:
If you’re looking for a dose of inspiration, One Water is a great watch
Movies about Hydrologists
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