Colleges & Students

If you would like to get involved in mentoring young geoscientists or have an interest in gathering information from your alma mater or other geosicience education programs about how those programs are fairing, please contact our Membership Services Chair via Email.

Student poster competition: Opportunity for undergrads to interact with PCPG membership

Posted 14 November 2019: Mentors, encourage your undergraduate geoscience students to take advantage of a tremendous opportunity to closely interact with professional geoscientists practicing in Pennsylvania by entering PCPG's 3rd Annual Student Poster Session and Competition.  Abstracts are due January 10, 2020, and the poster session will be held during PCPG's Annual Meeting February 25, 2020, at the Central Hotel & Conference Center in Harrisburg, PA.  

Prizes will be awarded at the end of the meeting for Best Poster ($1500) and Runner-Up ($750).  However, the real value to aspiring geoscientists is the opportunity to interact with PCPG's membership at the Annual Meeting. 

Download the information flyer or visit PCPG's 2020 Poster Competition web page.

PCPG active in student outreach this Fall

Posted 14 November 2019: The PCPG Board and members are actively promoting PCPG through student outreach visits at various colleges across the Commonwealth.  Over the past few weeks, PCPG has met with students at West Chester University, Layfayette College, and Kutztown University.

The PCPG outreach presentation contains information on the benefits of PCPG membership, the career outlook and types of employment opportunities for geologists along with the process required to become a Licensed Professional Geologist in Pennsylvania, including the Geologist in Training Certification available for qualified students.

For more information or if you would like to schedule a guest lecture please email our Membership Services Committee Chair Vincent Carbone.

Pennsylvania Council of Professional Geologists
116 Forest Drive, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania 17011

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