Earth & Environmental Science

Success After Susquehanna

Prof. Ahmed Lachhab and a student study the Susquehanna River

Employment Opportunities for Earth and Environmental Sciences Grads

Graduates of our program can find jobs as hydrologists, geomorphologists, wetland scientists, air quality scientists and more. More »

As interest in understanding and protecting the environment grows, so do career options for students who graduate from Susquehanna University’s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences. Our graduates are working in the field and laboratories as hydrologists, geologists and meteorologists—and in classrooms and conference rooms as teachers and environmental lawyers.

The following is just a sample of where our students have gone after graduation.


  • Liberty Environmental (environmental consulting)
  • Geisinger Health System (GIS)
  • Chesapeake Energy (environmental/regulatory technician)
  • Stericycle Environmental Solutions (remediation technician)
  • Terracon Consulting Engineers and Scientists (environmental consulting)
  • Tetra Tech NUS (geoscientist)
  • Trees for Tomorrow (outdoor education)]
  • McTish, Kunkel, & Associates (environmental consulting)
  • Hinman, Howard & Kattel, LLP (environmental law)
  • Tectonic Engineering & Surveying Consultants (environmental consulting)
  • Earth Engineering (field geologist)
  • Delmarva Power (environmental scientist)
  • New York – New Jersey Trail Conference (mapping)
  • Lehigh Valley Zoo (environmental educator) 
  • Chesapeake Environmental Management (project scientist)
  • Advantage Engineers (environmental consulting) 
  • Florida Museum of Natural History (research and collections)
  • Michael Baker, Jr. Inc. (GIS)
  • Perna Wastewater Management (soils/wastewater consulting)
  • Groundwater and Environmental Services (environmental consulting)
  • US Filter Groundwater Services (field technician)
  • The Urban Farming Guys (food justice) 
  • Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (water quality specialist)
  • Testwell Laboratories, Inc. (geophysicist)
  • Advanced Land and Water, Inc. (hydrogeology consultant)
  • Soil Mechanics Environmental Services (hydrology consultant)
  • New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (wetlands enforcement)
  • GEI Consultants, Inc. (environmental consultant)
  • Maryland Geological Survey (coastal/estuarine geologist)
  • Clean Harbors Environmental Services (chemist)

Graduate School:

  • New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (hydrology)
  • University of Calgary (geophysics)
  • Lehigh University (energy systems engineering)
  • Vanderbilt University (hydrology and geomorphology)
  • Rice University (planetary geophysics)
  • University of Buffalo (secondary education)
  • Dartmouth University (Arctic climate change)
  • Bucknell University (environmental engineering)
  • University of Idaho (outdoor science education)
  • Evergreen State University (environmental studies)
  • Bard College (Center for Environmental Policy Masters International with Peace Corps)
  • Colorado State University (atmospheric science)
  • University of North Carolina at Raleigh (soils/wetlands)
  • Villanova (environmental engineering)
  • Widener University Law School (environmental law)
  • Vermont Law (environmental law)
  • Lehigh University (environmental management)

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