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Prospective Students

Companies hiring our recent M.S. and Ph.D. graduates include…

Barrick Gold Corp.
Byrd Polar Research Center
Chemtech Services, Inc.
Environ International
Hillsborough Community College
Illinois State Geological Survey
IMERYS World Minerals Group
Kodiak Oil and Gas
Kosmos Energy
MicroSeismic Inc.
Occidental Petroleum
Patrick Engineering
Samson Resources
Shell Oil
Southern Illinois University
United States EPA
United States Geological Survey
University of South Florida
University of Wisconsin, Fox Valley
University of Wisconsin, Osh Kosh


Prospective Students

Welcome to the Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences! Thank you for your interest in our department and NIU. Whether you're deciding on a major or where to pursue your graduate degree, we know that educational decisions are some of the most difficult ones you'll ever encounter. We've assembled the resources on this page to help you decide whether our department is the right place for you.

Please feel free to contact us if you have additional questions about the application process, our programs, life at NIU, or the greater Chicagoland area.

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Questions about the department and program?
E-mail us at: askGeology@niu.edu