Published On: Thu, Jan 20th, 2011

GeoCorps American Indian Internships


     More than ninety different twelve-week geoscience internships are available in America’s amazing public lands. Projects involve field and laboratory research focused on the earth and environmental sciences. Research topics include geology, natural resource management, hydrology, water quality, paleontology, mapping, GIS (Geographic Information Systems), minerals, soils, glaciology, geo-hazards, cave/karst science, and more.

WHERE DO GEOCORPS INTERNSHIPS TAKE PLACE?
Internships are hosted on public lands throughout the United States: National Parks, National Forests, and BLM areas. Sites include: Grand Canyon National Park (AZ), Glacier National Park (MT), Badlands National Park (SD), Chaco Culture National Historic Park (NM), Grand Teton National Park (WY), Craters of the Moon National Monument (ID), Bryce Canyon National Park (UT), White Sands National Monument (NM), Canyonlands National Park (UT), and more.

WHO SHOULD APPLY TO GEOCORPS?
Eligibility is open to students, graduates, post-docs, professionals, faculty members, teachers, retirees, and others. Candidates with backgrounds in geoscience, other STEM areas, or in STEM education are invited to apply. Members of the American Indian community are invited to apply to the GeoCorps American Indian Internships, the GeoCorps Diversity Internships, and the general GeoCorps America positions.

WHEN DO GEOCORPS INTERNSHIPS TAKE PLACE?

  • Applications for summer positions are due by Feb. 1, 2011, and positions take place from May 2011-Sep. 2011.
  • Applications for fall/winter positions, which occur from Sep. 2011-May 2012, can be submitted from May 2-Jul. 1, 2011.

Contact Matt Dawson, GeoCorps Program Officer, for information/assistance: mdawson@geosociety.org; 303-357-1025.

MORE DETAILS ABOUT GEOCORPS
http://rock.geosociety.org/g_corps/GeoCorpsAmericanIndianInternships.htm

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