Internship Program

The Department of Geographical Sciences offers a one-semester internship program for undergraduates.  Students can earn a total of three credits.  Students are responsible for finding their own internships and can pursue a wide variety of opportunities in the public private and non-profit sectors.   Internships may be on-or off-campus, paid or unpaid.

Internship Requirements

  • Junior or senior with a minimum of 70 credits
  • 2.5 GPA overall

Internship Partners

  • NASA Develop
  • USDA
  • Mitre Corporation
  • NOAA
  • ESRI
  • The Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission
  • United States Holocaust Museum and Memorial
  • Prince Georges County Fire Department
  • See the attached Internship List PDF for more options!

For more information on internships and the University of Maryland visit:

Internship Application and Syllabus

List of Websites for Jobs and Internships in Geography & GIS (pdf)

Internship List

Student to Employer Internship Evaluation