Geosciences

Please visit the Department of Geosciences for more information about this major/concentration at Princeton University.

Post-Graduation Plans of Recent Geosciences Majors

Full-Time Employment

  • Analyst - CINCS LLC, New York, NY
  • Field Engineer - Schlumberger Oilfield Services, Anchorage, AK
  • Research Associate - University of Connecticut at Avery Point, Groton, CT
  • Paralegal - Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, New York, NY
  • Environmental Scientist & Engineer - Alan Plummer Associates, Austin, TX
  • Natural Gas Scheduler - Keyspan Energy, Hicksville, NY
  • Analyst - Morgan Stanley, New York, NY
  • Business Analyst - McKinsey & Company, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Petroleum Geologist - Matador Resources, Dallas, TX

1-2 Year Post-Grad Options

  • Fellow (Princeton Project 55) - Bethel New Life, Chicago, IL
  • Research Fellow (Princeton Project 55) - Vermont Community Foundation, Middlebury, VT

Graduate and Professional School

  • Ph.D., Oceanography - University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • Ph.D., Environmental Chemistry - University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
  • Ph.D., Geosciences - University of California at Los Angeles, CA
  • M.S., Meteorology - Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
  • Ph.D., Geosciences - Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Internships of Recent Geosciences Majors

  • Land, Water and Wildlife Intern - Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, DC
  • Volunteer - Archipelagos, Institute of Marine Conservation, Fourni, Greece
  • Earth Science Division Intern, DEVELOP National Program - NASA, Hampton, VA
  • Crew Leader, Vermont Youth Conservation Corps, Richmond, VT
  • Editorial Intern - W.H. Freeman & Company Publishers, New York, NY
  • Finance Intern - DBS Bank, Singapore
  • Student - Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, St. George, Bermuda

Resources and Information Online

Professional Associations

A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership-based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Often professional association websites offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.