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EOS Internship Program

General Information

Types of Internships

Geospatial Technologies; Coastal Resources and Development; Weather & Climate; Hydrology;  Engineering; Community Service; Environmental Conservation; History & Archeology; Water Quality; Planning; Economic Development; Museums & Archives; and many other possibilities.

Now is the time to seek Spring and Summer 2020 Internships! 
Email Dr. Hines at hinese@uncw.edu to schedule an appointment. This is the first step to an internship for credit.

Internship Meetings

UNCW offers Internship Fairs each semester. Check the Career Center for dates.

EOS Internships Informational Meeting

Two meetings are scheduled for Fall 2019

Wednesday 11/6 at 3pm, Room TBA in DeLoach Hall

Thursday 11/14 at noon, Room TBA in DeLoach Hall

  • There are many possibilities from established or new internship sites for Geography and Geology Undergraduate and Graduate Students to earn up to 6 credits toward your degree or certificate while working as a professional. Get the low down from current interns, have a slice of pizza!
  • EOS Internship Meetings are scheduled each semester, generally after the Fall and Spring Breaks

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Current Opportunities

Special Internships

You may earn credit towards your degree with a National Park or GeoCorps (GIP) Summer Internship or other types of competitive paid summer experiences such as:

Capitol Reef - Geoscientists in Parks Internship

Visit GeoCorps America Internships for more information!

International Internships

International Internships are also possible. For more information visit https://uncw.edu/international/abroad/work.html.
**An internship can be fulfilled anywhere in or out of the world as long as it is approved by UNCW.

Undergraduate and Graduate Internship Requirements:

Undergraduate Internship

Graduate Internship

Possible for GGY 498 and GLY 498

Requirements:

Junior or Senior standing, GPA 2.5 or better
Acceptance by an Agency
Approval of Advisor
Photo (with permission)

Catalogue GGY 498 GLY 498

Paper work

These are examples FYI. See Dr. Hines before documents are signed.

Site Approval form
Permission to enroll form
EOS Internship Contract

6 hours of credit possible

Grading:  Pass/Fail, students must:

Complete the internship satisfactorily and receive a positive evaluation from the on-site supervisor
Complete a minimum of 120 hours for 3 credits
Write a professional report about the agency, what they do, what you did, what the experience added to your professional development, and include samples of deliverables
Give a short presentation in the internship recruiting meeting TBA

Requirements:

Approval of Advisor
Resume
Photo (with permission)
Acceptance by an Agency
Guidelines for Graduate Internship for GIS Certification
Guidelines for Graduate Internship for the Non-Thesis MS GEO

Catalogue GEO 598

Paper work

These are examples FYI. See Dr. Hines before documents are signed.

Site Approval form
Permission to enroll form
EOS Internship Contract

6 hours of credit possible

Grading:  Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, students must:

Complete the internship satisfactorily and receive a positive evaluation from your on-site supervisor
Complete a minimum of 120 hours for 3 credits
Write a professional report about the agency, what they do, what you did, what the experience added to your professional development, and include samples of deliverables
Give a presentation on all of the above to the EOS Department in an internship special session TBA