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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
  • Geography and Regional Planning Department
  • Leonard Hall, Room 9
    421 North Walk
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2250
  • Fax: 724-357-6479
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–Noon
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.