Studying geological sciences abroad offers you an opportunity to explore new regions of the planet and expand your understanding of culturally diverse perceptions of the Earth. Whether its paleontology and life in extreme environments, volcanoes and plate tectonics, or mineral, water and fuel resources, studying abroad will allow you to see our diverse planet firsthand. You will also experience a new culture and its environment while broadening your geology knowledge and skills.
Spend your summer interning abroad while earning academic credit. No foreign language skills required, but four or more semesters is encouraged for Berlin and Santiago. Eight-week placements available for all majors. Some past placement examples in recommended locations include:
- An environmental studies research center that develops solutions for water, air and soil without chemicals.
- A company that provides advice and research on long-term, global issues such as climate change.
- An environmental and nature conservation association.
- An organization that looks after one of the world’s premier rivers and provides a framework for sustainable management of the Thames river.
- Organizations in the International Green Energy and Green technology sector.
- A global power company based in Santiago that is focused on energy and natural gas industries.
- An organization that works to develop sustainable, affordable and resourceful energy to the Chilean people.