Accomplished faculty instruct, guide, and inspire Edinboro students to achieve and lead. EU faculty are recognized for their commitment to student success and creating a personal and engaging academic environment.
The Edinboro experience extends well beyond the classroom. EU students prepare for careers and life through opportunities for hands-on learning, collaborative research with faculty, global travel, and internships.
Fighting Scots live, work, and play in state-of-the-art facilities on EU’s picturesque 585-acre campus. Located just 20 miles south of Erie, Pennsylvania’s fourth-largest city, Edinboro is bustling with exciting activities.
The earth is calling - will you answer?
Prepare for a career with a high projected growth rate. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that employment of environmental scientists will grow faster than average due to the heightened public interest in environmental hazards and continuous population growth.
Our Department of Geosciences is one of the largest and most diverse in the region. Here, you’ll be held to high standards and well prepared to enter the global workforce or graduate school. Here’s what sets us apart:
Expert faculty, internationally recognized for their scholarly research.
State-of-the-art, technologically advanced laboratory facilities.
Extensive field work in environmentally significant areas across the world including nearby Howard Falls, Presque Isle and Moraine State Parks.
Opportunities for international travel to Scotland, Ireland and China.
Internships with industry, government and non-profit organizations.
Network of successful alumni working in a variety of industries.
Whether you’re interested in environmental planning, natural gas distribution, water treatment, geographic information systems or administration of environmental quality programs, there’s a job for you as an environmental scientist. Recent graduates have found exciting careers at organizations such as:
Erie Water Works
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Local, State, and Federal agencies
National Park Service
PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
PA Department of Environmental Protection
UBER Advanced Technologies Group
US Army Corps of Engineers
"Our students have the opportunity for hands-on training with state-of-the-art equipment, which gives them a competitive edge when they enter the job market."
Dr. Brian Zimmerman, Chair, Department of Geosciences
Dr. Brian Zimmerman, Department Chair
219 Meadville St, Edinboro, PA 16444