Geology Student Outcomes

Student Research

Keith O'Connor '14 and Dr. Zsuzsanna Balogh-Brunstad co-presented a paper entitled "Geochemical Analysis of a Kettle Lake in Upstate New York" at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, October 19-22, 2014

Caitlin Pointer ‘14 (together with Drs. David Griffing and Eric Johnson) co-presented a paper entitled "A complex origin for an unusual paleosol interval within the Koloa Volcanic Series, Kauai, Hawaii" at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, October 19-22, 2014.

Matthew Robertson '13 and Dr. Eric Johnson co-presented at paper entitled "Deformation/flow mechanisms in the 6.8 km long McGregor Trachyte flow, Maui, Hawaii, USA" at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, October 19-22, 2014. 

Student Internships

Jessica Domino '15 interned in management at TransCanada in Long Island City, NY during summer of 2014.

Clark Evans '15 interned as a Drillers Assistant with Parrat Wolff, Inc. in Pennsylvania and central New York during summers of 2013 and 2014 (internship not submitted for Hartwick credit).

Sheila Niedziela '13 interned as a research assistant working on "Using Molluscs to Monitor Environmental Effects of Oil Spills" at the Paleontological Research Institution in Ithaca, NY during summer 2012.

Tyler Hall '13 interned as an exploration geologist at the Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc, Bagdad, AZ during summer 2012.

Hayley Cooney '13 interned as a mineral collections curator at the Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA during summer 2012.

Tyler Hall '13 interned as a research assistant at the Energy and Geoscience Institute, Bratislava, Slovakia during summer 2011.

Graduate/Professional School Placements

Danielle Lord '14 entered the MS program in Geology at Binghamton University (State University of New York).

Sheila Niedziela '13 entered the MS program in Geology at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Lydon Schultz '13 entered University of Vermont Law School for Environmental Law.

Employment

Matthew Robertson '13 is employed as a Project Engineer on a North Sea oil rig for Stork Technical Services, Aberdeen, Scotland.

Caitlin Pointer '14 worked as an Environmental Technician for Specialized Environmental Monitoring, Saratoga Springs, NY at their Jamaica Bay job site.

Tyler Hall '13 is employed as the Mine Geologist for Freeport-McMoRan Inc. at their Bagdad, AZ mine.

Sierra Derby '12 is employed as an Environmental Scientist at Moody and Associates, Waverly, NY.