Internships, faculty-led research projects, and related opportunities are important components of your undergraduate training as they allow you to apply the concepts and theories learned in an academic setting to the real world. Interested in taking on an internship? Refer to the career resources chart to explore possibilities based on your major or contact Dr. Daniel Druckenbrod for more information.
"My internship with Mercer County Mosquito Department gave me experience with field work, research and lab time; these are all valuable skills that I need to develop for my career path."
— Chris Roan ‘20, environmental sciences
A career related to the multiple GEMS majors can take many forms. Our well-prepared, competitive graduates enter roles with private and nonprofit companies, government agencies, academia, government, industry, and research institutions. Here is a sample of the numerous positions that our programs will prepare you for:
- Environmental manager
- Soil scientist
- Geological engineer
- Science journalist
- K-12 Teacher
- Marine Biologist
- Environmental lawyer