A transportation planner for Montgomery County, Pa.
Matthew Popek '09 is a a transportation planner for Montgomery County, Pa., where he works on on road, bridge, trail, and transit projects, coordinating construction among between various stakeholders.
Penn State geography gave me ... a number of different internships and professional development opportunities that helped me land both a great graduate degree program and my eventual career here in Montgomery County.
A graduate TA, University of Texas at Austin
Alex Marden '14 is a graduate teaching assistant at University of Texas at Austin
What prepared me most during my time in the Penn State Geography Department as an undergraduate was the intersection of out-of-classroom experiences and in-classroom experiences.
A geographer with the US Geological Survey
Brianna Williams '12 is a geographer with the US Geological Survey, working out of the New Jersey Water Science Center near Princeton.
Penn State geography really set me up for success in the development of my ability to find resources and that's what a lot of this job is about. I also really appreciate the cartography skills that I gained.