Penn State experiences lead to renewable energy job with GE for EMS student

February 6, 2017

It’s as if everything Amanda Berta touches turns to gold.

In 2015, the senior majoring in energy engineering in Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) won an NCAA title as part of the Penn State women’s soccer team. Then, seeking more time on the field, she switched to rugby. The result? Another national title.

It’s only natural that she then parlayed an internship with General Electric into a full-time career after she graduates in May 2017. She will start with their elite two-year rotational Renewable Energy Development Program, where she will tour four areas of the onshore wind-power industry before settling into a permanent role with the energy company. Of more than 300 students interviewed, four were hired into the program. <Read full article on Penn State News>