To be  or not to be  A Hydrologist 

 To be  or not to be  A Hydrologist 

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 outlook

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.

Job demand

– Public Sector Companies – Research Organisations – Multimedia Channels – Private Companies

Work environment

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.

Day-to-day schedule

- Geoscientists - Environmental Scientists - Environmental Engineers - Professors

Frequent job positions:

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