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Student Resources

Opportunities for Current Students and Recent Graduates


Internships & Jobs

Current and recent job opportunities & internships are listed below.

  • The Cincinnati Museum Center: research assistant, outreach
  • Terracon: geotechnical & environmental engineering, field testing, lab testing, soil & rock core sampling
  • Thelen Associates: geotechnical & environmental engineering
  • The U.S. EPA
  • The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • The U.S. Geological Survey
  • The Kentucky Geological Survey
  • The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency

Research Opportunities

There are many opportunities to do research with a faculty member, and the results of the research may be presented at a local or national meeting, such as the Kentucky Academy of Science or the Geological Society of America. Current and ongoing projects include:

  • Using sequential LiDAR to monitor and catalog recently active landslides in Kenton and Campbell counties in Northern Kentucky
  • Cave Mapping at Carter Caves, KY
  • Geophysical surveying of landslides in Northern Kentucky
  • Paleontologic research on Jurassic fossils at the Aaron Scott site in Utah
  • Exploring karst hydrology utilizing dye tracing
  • Using electrical resistivity to locate unknown sections at Mammoth Cave

Geology Club

The Geology club meets several times each semester. Recent activities include:

  • Red River Gorge hiking trip
  • Canoe trip on the Little Miami
  • Clifton Gorge field trip
  • Linville Falls, NC field trip
  • Diamond field trip, Arkansas
  • Geodes field trip, Lake Cumberland, KY