Major: Geoscience

Location: CT, United States

Course; Grading: GSCI 4990; Satisfactory (S) / Unsatisfactory (U)
Course co-requisites; Grading: GSCI 4991; Graded, A-F
Possible number of credits: One – Three
Course prerequisites: GSCI 3010, 3020, 3030, and 3040
Minimum class standing and GPA: Junior; 3.00/4.00
Academic work requirement: Written report. Oral presentation to department summarizing internship experience and its impact on academic and career plans.
Can non-majors receive credit? No
Internship is a graduation requirement for
this program:
When course is offered: Fall and Spring
Additional information: Students must obtain pre-approval from a faculty advisor prior to the start of the internship. One credit may be earned for each 42 hours of pre-approved activities up to a maximum of three credits. May not be repeated for credit.


Sample Internship opportunities for Geoscience majors:
GIS Intern, Technology and Science Research Program Assistant, Cultural Resources Diversity Intern, Environmental Educator, Environmental Advocate

Sample organizations where Geoscience majors have interned:
Langan Engineering and Environmental Services (New Haven, CT), NTL Engineering and Geoscience (Kalispell, Montana), Harbor Watch at Earthplace (Westport, CT), Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (Hartford, CT), Sikorsky Aircraft

Ways to find an internship:
Internships can be found on Handshake, or through online resources found at

For more information about internship policies in this department, please contact:
Christin Donnelly, Program Coordinator
Beach Hall, Room 207

Sponsor:College of Liberal Arts and Sciences