A sampling of what recent graduates in geology are doing:
Robert Martin ’17 is an environmental geologist with Trinity Environmental in Sugar Land, Texas.
Jessa Rizzo ’17 is pursuing a graduate degree with the Gemological Institute of America, Carlsbad, Calif.
Jacob Piske ’17 is pursuing a master's degree in hydrogeology at Illinois State University.
Laura Behymer'16 is a staff geologist with Tri-State Asphalt in Morris, Ill.
Kati Ponder '16 is a geologist with the Bureau of Land Management in Carlsbad, N.M.
Laura Ames '16 is an environmental lab technician for Sanders Laboratories, Fort Meyers, Fla.
Evan Blodgett '15 is a staff geologist for the geotechnical engineering firm Chosen Valley Testing in Rochester, Minn.
Cody Johnson '15 is a restoration technician for Applied Ecological Services in Milwaukee, Wis.
Kevin Gosiewski '15 is a field technician for the environmental consulting firm Mostardi Platt in Elmhurst, Ill.
Ryan Plath '15 is pursuing a master's degree in hydrogeology at Illinois State University.
Joey Romero '15 is pursuing a Ph.D. in biogeoscience at Arizona State University.
Brian Trausch '15 is a lab technician for United States Gypsum Corporation in Libertyville, Ill.
Diana Boudreau '14 is pursuing a master's degree in paleontology at Marshall University, W. Va.
Jordan Carey '14 is pursuing a master's degree in fluvial geomorphology at University of California, Davis.
Lauren Kirik '14 is an operations geologist with the independent energy company Apache Corporation in San Antonio, Texas.
Brian Konecke '14 is pursuing a Ph.D. in geochemistry/economic geology at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Alexis McAdams '14 is pursuing a master's degree at the School of Freshwater Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Matt Osman '14 is a Fulbright Award winner pursuing a Ph.D. in glaciology/climatology at the MIT's Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute Joint Program, Mass.
Elizabeth Fisher '13 is a geologist at Ecology and Environment, Inc., Chicago.
Randy Lightfoot '13 is a diamond grader for the Gemological Institute of America.
Carl Peters '13 is a staff scientist at the environmental services company BBJ Group, Chicago.
Maren Mathisen '12 received a master's degree in geology at the Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, and is working for Statoil, Houston, Texas.
Austin Emmer '12 is a pollution control technician with the Metropolitan Reclamation District of Greater Chicago.