Hodgson - Geologist - Indianapolis, IN, USA

Justin Hodgson

Indianapolis, IN, USA



  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp


• Sound understanding of geology through research and coarse work, particularly sediments and stratigraphy common in the Midwest.
• Able to gather, compile, and present data in both academic and independent research. Ready to apply towards professional requirements.
• Works well with others and independently.
• Willing to work outside in unfavorable conditions.

Work History

Sediment and Stratigraphy

* Grade exams for Oceanography 2013 course.



o Undergraduate researcher/ research assistant

IUPUI Earth Science Department

From July 2012

* Responsible for my own research project funded by IUPUI through Undergraduate Research Opportunity Project grant.
* Interpret geochemical data and analyze petrographic thin sections.
* Assist graduate students in their research.
o IUPUI Sediment Analysis Laboratory
* Analysis on sediment and core samples
• David Nance, Indiana Department of Natural Resources
• Dr. Nelson Shaffer, Indiana Geological Survey.
• Marni Karaffa, Indiana Geological Survey.
o Teaching assistant to Dr. Kathy Licht
* Assist in recitation practices for Sediment and Stratigraphy 2013 course.

Retail associate

Rusted Moon Outfitters

From August 2007

* Customer service representative.
* Outfit customers for backpack, hike, canoe, kayak, ski, and snowboard trips and life styles.
o Ski/snowboard technician
* Tune and repair skis and snowboards.
o Kayak instructor
* Kayak paddle strokes, safety, and open water reentry.
* Guided trips along White River and Eagle Creek, Indiana.


• Geological Society of America 2013 annual meeting undergraduate presenter. 10/2013

Presented Undergraduate Research at the Geological Society of America National Annual Meeting, representing Indiana University Purdue University of Indianapolis. Met and discussed with acclaimed geologists from around the world.

Qualifications & Certifications



Research Opportunities Program



Indiana University Purdue University of Indianapolis


Ivy Tech Community College of Indianapolis

Environmental Studies

University of Montana

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