Allegheny Geology Internships
Internships and other experiential learning opportunities are important for gaining a full educational experience. Most geology majors seek an experiential learning opportunity and all who have applied over the past 5 years have been successful in obtaining a position. Meet with your geology advisor to discuss current internship opportunities.
A Few Recent Internships:
- O’Brien and Gere, Inc. (environmental consulting firm), Philadelphia, PA
- Equitable Resources (petroleum exploration firm), Pittsburgh, PA
- Pennsylvania Geological Survey (oil & gas division), Pittsburgh, PA
- Geological Society of America GeoCorps Program, variety of locations
- Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, White Mountains, New Hampshire
- Moody and Associates, Meadville, PA (hydrogeological consulting firm)
- Department of Environmental Protection, Pittsburgh, PA; Meadville, PA
- Indiana Geological Survey studying Lake Michigan coastal deposits.
- U.S. Geological Survey in Utah studying natural hazards.
- U.S. Army Cops Coastal Engineering Research Center Facility studying coastal processes at the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
Recent Field Research Areas by Students and Faculty:
- Alaska – tectonics and volcanism
- Montana – sedimentary basins and tectonics
- New Hampshire, White Mountains area – soils and hydrology
- New York – sedimentary petrology
- North Carolina, Outer Banks area – coastal processes and barrier islands
- Pennsylvania – watershed systems, glacial geology, hydrogeology, sedimentary geology
- Costa Rica – active volcanism
- Ecuador – volcanology
- Mexico – geological archaeology
- Southern England – sedimentary tectonics