Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

Geology Club

Rutgers Geology Club

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The geology club is a great place to meet fellow rock nerds and explore New Jersey. The club goes on frequent hikes (free of charge) to areas of geologic interest including state parks, off-the-beat trails, and even mines and caves. We also have connections with scientists at the Museum of Natural History in New York City, who are generous enough to bring us “behind-the-scenes” to see more than just the exhibits on display for the general public. 

We also host a number of events aimed at helping geology majors, minors, and others interested in related earth and planetary sciences learn about the various undergraduate and postgraduate opportunities present in the earth sciences. We host an annual Career Knight, a networking event and Q+A panel where Rutgers alumni talk to students about their experiences in the field and the work force. We also hold an annual field camp information session where upperclassmen talk about their experiences at field camp, a requirement for geology majors, and give advice. In addition, we have held Q+A panels with graduate students and postdoctoral researchers regarding careers in research and academia and their experiences with graduate school.

We are always open to focusing our activities for the semester on the particular interests of our members and are pliable in what we can offer. In past years, we have put together camping trips and even a softball team for the intramural sports league here at Rutgers. 

Come meet us!  

fall 2020 course information

Upcoming Events

Colloquium
Zircon U-Pb geochronological constraints on long-lived and localized post-orogenic magmatism on the Eastern North American Margin
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 11:30AM
Sean Kinney, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Col...
Colloquium
Graduate Student Reseach
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 11:30AM
Bari Hanafi and Aaron Potkay, two PhD students in ...

Geology Museum

Geology Museum Events
Ask a Geologist: Echinoderm Paleontology
Friday, October 09, 2020 at 1:00PM
Join us for an online presentation about the paleo...
Geology Museum Events
Dinosaurs Late Night Event
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 6:00PM
Join us on Wednesday, October 14th and take a step...

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