Internships

Geography majors are encouraged to complete professional internships prior to graduation. Internships provide Concord Geography students with extremely valuable work and/or research experience, help them to build professional networks, and give them a tremendous advantage in landing a good job upon graduation. Current and recent Concord Geography students have interned with the following firms and agencies:

  • National Geographic Society, Washington, DC
  • Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI), Vienna, VA
  • Pocahontas Land Corporation, Bluefield, WV
  • West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety, and Training, Oak Hill, WV
  • US Department of Agriculture's Appalachian Farming Systems Research Center, Beaver, WV
  • Canaan Valley Institute, Thomas, WV
  • Region One Planning and Development Council, Princeton, WV
  • McKenzie Engineering, Summersville, WV
  • United States Soil Conservation Service, Lewisburg, WV
  • Marshall Miller and Associates, Bluefield, VA