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Undergraduate Student Profiles

Energy and Mineral Engineering Students
Geography Students
Geosciences Students
Materials Science and Engineering Students
Meteorology Students

Energy and Mineral Engineering Students

  1. have strong math, science, and business skills
  2. are interested in energy needs and related environmental and safety concerns
  3. enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities
  4. are problem solvers
  5. enjoy traveling and seeing the world


  1. environmental systems engineer
  2. energy business analyst
  3. industrial health and safety officer
  4. mining engineer
  5. petroleum and natural gas engineer

Recent Employers

  1. Alcoa
  2. Chevron Corporation
  3. DuPont
  4. Kelloggs
  5. North American Management Corporation
  6. U.S. Government

Geography Students

  1. are interested in relationships among people, places, and environments
  2. look at the big picture and make connections across widely ranging ideas
  3. are technology-savvy
  4. are problem solvers
  5. enjoy the outdoors, and like to travel and interact with other cultures


  1. environmental consultant
  2. geospatial analyst
  3. photogrammetric
  4. urban/regional planner
  5. watershed manager

Recent Employers

  2. National Geographic Society
  3. National Park Service
  4. U.S. Census Bureau
  5. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Geosciences Students

  1. are concerned about environmental issues and the future of life on earth
  2. like problem-solving involving the impact of geologic hazards such as earthquakes, volcanoes, hurricanes, and tsunamis
  3. are passionate about securing future resources for our changing planet


  1. earth science teacher
  2. environmental lawyer
  3. hydrogeologist/environmental consultant
  4. petroleum geologist
  5. research scientist

Recent Employers

  1. Advanced GeoServices Corporation
  2. Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
  3. Environmental Protection Agency
  4. Shell Oil Company
  5. U.S. Geological Survey

Materials Science and Engineering Students

  1. are interested in chemistry, physics, and math
  2. want to develop new materials to enhance technology and benefit society
  3. understand the global context of engineering problems, responsibility to society, and the associated ethics


  1. design engineers
  2. marketing engineers
  3. production engineers
  4. production managers
  5. research scientists

Recent Employers

  1. Boeing
  2. Dow Chemical
  3. Ford Motor Company
  4. General Electric Company
  5. NASA

Meteorology Students

  1. are passionate about the weather climate and concerned about its societal impacts
  2. have an aptitude for math and science
  3. are intrigued by how the atmosphere works
  4. are skillful communicators and comfortable with technology


  1. air quality analyst
  2. atmospheric scientist
  3. broadcast meteorologist
  4. surface warfare officer
  5. weather risk analyst

Recent Employers

  1. AccuWeather
  2. Duke Energy
  3. MDA Federal
  4. NOAA/National Weather Service
  5. Trinity Consultants
  6. The Weather Channel
  7. U.S. Armed Forces