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Your profession: Palaeontologist (m/f)

Professional activities

Palaeontologists research the evolution of life on earth using fossils, and record and explain the evolution and change of plant and animal life.

Fields of work

Palaeontologists are employed, for example

  • at universities and research institutes
  • by natural history museums and collections
  • in companies involved with deposit exploration and raw material extraction
The professional profiles are based on information from berufenet at the Federal Employment Agency and BIBB (Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training).