Geology Internships

The Blugold Advantage

Our undergraduate students have more internship opportunities than geology students at other institutions. This is in part due to the rare industry partnerships we have forged through the Responsible Mining Initiative, giving our students a huge hiring advantage with several industry leaders in the region.

Our efforts to enhance internship opportunities have been a resounding success. For summer 2015, eleven students had paid internships in mining, environmental consulting, and regulatory agencies —more than double the number of internships our students had two years ago, and a significant percentage of the program enrollment. These opportunities are helping to differentiate our program from others in the Midwest.

Dan Brennan and Sarah Kintner

Embracing real-world experiences

Research, service and field work are among the opportunities two Honors students say enhanced their Blugold experience. But the seniors say that it was internships with industry leaders that has most influenced how they see their futures.

Launching pad

Internship goldmine

We have more than doubled the number of students in geology who are placed in exciting internships, and it's not just for the education. Some of these internships are very well paid as well.

Geology 2018 Internship updates

A few major internships

Land Resource Technician Internship

Unimin Corp. Geology Internships

Smart Sand Geology Internship

NIS Summer Internship

NIS General Labor Positions

Rachel Fliflet and Kent Syverson

Partnering for responsible mining

Ten UW-Eau Claire geology students are getting valuable experience in the mining and environmental industries through paid internships this summer.

One-of-akind opportunities
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