There really arent lots of careeer options in museum studies each yar but a lot of big Universities have "Museum Studies" PhD programs (You would need a MAster of Applied SCience or a PhD-since these arte both "terminal degrees)
There are entry level career positions in paleo in bio /volution/geology programs in universities.
The largest amounts of mployers used to be the energy companies an uses of computer analyses in exploration and mapping are still fairly great.
Ive run sveral companies involved in mineral and energy exploration (as consultants to theindustris). We do applied research, field analyses, reservoir and ore body estimation. We use all sorts of tools including palo with chemistry and physics backup (Petroleum is often found in specific horizons of many ages along with :Specific "Index fossils" and these showing specific coloration that indicates optimal temperatures at which the original fluids were "Baked"
Outside of her hand problems (My hands are fairly cippled by past explosions and Im missing digits on my left hand and Im pretty much a mess so youllls see that my typing skills arent the best). But thats all BS to the science. We pay for smarts, capability, crativity, diligence and abilities to draw interconnections between geological functionary groups .Its a bunch of special skills and it often is presaged by kids who had been real good musicians and artists. There lotsa kids that enter the field because they think its a breeze but they dont usually rise to anything ecept sales staff or field techs.
Send me a PM when you are allowed and maybe Ill be able to recommend some schools whove got programs for budding scientists whove got challenges.