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Internship Program

Geography and Philosophy

internships

The Program of Geography's Internship Program is designed to help students gain real-world experience solving the grand challenges we face as a society. Whether it is in Duluth, or across the world, our students dedicate a portion of their time and energy working side-by-side with practitioners. In doing so, our students gain the experiences and skills necessary to make them not just competitive in today's job market, but sought out.  

Our internship program provides students with the tools, resources, and experiences necessary to excel both in the classroom and as a emerging professional.  Other benefits include:

  • Real-world experiential learning opportunities
  • Opportunity to Develop their professional network
  • Build their resume

Students should consult the Program in Geography's Pre-Registration Internship Forms as they prepare to pursue an internship: 

Current Internship and Job Opportunities:

Environment, Sustainability & Geography
GIS

In the past, student internship opportunities have included:

Arrowhead Regional Development Commission
Chelsea Morning Farms
Conservation Technologies
CHUM
Duluth Whole Foods Co-op
Food Farm
Geospatial Analysis Center (UMD)
Hartley Nature Center
Institute for a Sustainable Future
LISC
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Metropolitan Interstate Council
Minnesota Power
Minnesota Sea Grant
NE Minnesota Clean Energy Research Teams
NE Region Sustainable Development Partnership
NorthPoint Geographic Solutions
Office of Sustainability (UMD)
Round River Farms
Rural Renewable Energy Alliance
Sustainable Agriculture Project (UMD)
Southwest Transit
Stark Enterprises
The City of Duluth, MN
Victus Farms (UMD and Silver Bay, MN)