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Earth Sciences Major Jobs 2018

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Rachael Moore

Major: earth sciences, environmental science
Hometown: Muncy, Pennsylvania
Employer: Rodale Institute
Job title: research technician

Job Responsibilities

Processing soil samples, performing lab experiments, managing data and organizing data and soil samples in Kutztown, Pennsylvania.

How has Dickinson prepared you for your future?

Dickinson has prepared me for my future by providing me with research and community building experiences. Whether it was traveling to Iceland with my professors to collect samples for research or acting as house manager of the Treehouse, Dickinson prepared me for a career that combines science and community education.

Internship Experience

  • Little Red Hen CSA, farm intern, Muncy, Pennsylvania: harvesting vegetables, preparing CSA shares, preparing microgreens/eggs/vegetables.
  • Women for a Healthy Environment, intern, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: creating education material, blogging, creating social media campaigns, adding to the nonprofit's website.
  • Prevention, Education, Advocacy Center, media intern, Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania: speaking at Dickinson community events, preparing materials for workshops and events, social media campaign, video taping student stories.

What are some of the defining moments of your Dickinson experience?

Traveling with the Dickinson's Department of Earth Sciences to Arizona, New Mexico, North Carolina, and Iceland. Living in the Center for Sustainable Living (Treehouse) and being an active member and house manager and working with the Prevention, Education and Advocacy Center, not only by being a student employee, but also by being a Peer Educator and volunteer.


Published April 9, 2018