Where will I work?: Career and Academic Placement

  • Graduates from the Geography and Regional Planning Department have found employment with: 

    • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Chief Environment Analysis Division
    • City of Portage, zoning and codes administrator
    • Coastal Bend Council of Governments, project manager
    • Henderson and Bodwell Engineering, project manager
    • Dauphin County Solid Waste Authority, solid waste coordinator
    • Delta Development, planner
    • Equitable Gas, economic development representative
    • Plum Boro Planning Commission
    • KIPDA, transportation planner
    • Dresser-Rand Company, engineering technician
    • Defense Mapping Agency, cartographer
    • ESRI, software application developer
    • Lower Paxton Township, planning and zoning officer
    • Aerial Images, Inc.
    • Colonel Denning State Park Complex, park manager
    • Census Bureau
    • Indiana County Planning Office
    • Coalition for Low Income Community Development, GIS specialist
    • Traffic Planning and Design, Inc., transportation planning specialist
    • Southern Alleghenies Planning and Development Commission, transportation planning specialist
    • Mercer County, assistant planner
    • Gannett-Fleming, Inc., transportation planner
    • ClearWater Conservancy, watershed planner
    • Syracuse University, professor of geography
    • City of Greenville, N.C., Planning Department
    • G.M. Taggart and Associates, planner
    • NYPD, GIS technician
    • U.S. Department of Forestry
    • Mackin Engineering, GIS
    • White Township, code enforcement officer
    • Centre Regional Planning Commission, transportation planner
    • Upper St. Clair Township, planning and zoning administrator
    • Michael Baker Inc., GIS designing
    • Wyeth-Ayerst, systems analyst
    • West Virginia University, Department of Geography
    • Alaska Conservation Alliance
    • CADDScan, GIS specialist
    • Chester County Assessment Office, Data Technician 2
    • Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
    • Chester County Conservation District, Chesapeake Bay resource conservationist
    • Westmoreland County, planning GIS technician
    • LaSalle University, Department of Education
    • Regional Planning Technologies, Inc., GIS consultant
    • Bureau of Planning and Research, transportation planner
    • Richard C. Sutter and Associates, Inc., asst. planner
    • BAE Systems, photogrammetric technician
    • Spatial Sciences Research Center, director
    • U.S. Department of Justice, INDUS Corporation