Anna Harris, Cave Guide, Tongass National Forest, Alaska, 2015

Paid Geoscience Projects on U.S. Public Lands

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Applications are now being accepted for summer 2018 positions.

Please complete your application ASAP, because agencies will begin the process of filling positions, on a rolling basis, after 15 January. The final application deadline will be 2 February 2018, but some positions may either be filled or stop accepting applications before then. Other positions may continue to review applications through 2 February 2018, and will be filled shortly afterward (in early to mid-February). Please keep an eye on the position listing for status updates.

GeoCorps™ America is a program of the Geological Society of America, operated in partnership with government agencies and other organizations committed to science and stewardship. Current partners include the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service.

This program offers paid short-term geoscience assignments in some of the most beautiful natural areas in the world.

Learn more about the experiences of GeoCorps alumni via GSA's guest blog, "Speaking of Geoscience."

GeoCorps project topics include geology, hydrology, paleontology, mapping and GIS, minerals, soils, glaciology, geo-hazards, karst, education, and interpretation.

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GSA also invites you to look at the opportunities offered through the National Park Service's Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) program.

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Heidi Breid participated in GeoCorps with the BLM at the Carlsbad, NM, Field Office, in 2015, and was then hired into a full time position at the BLM.

Heidi Breid (left) participated in GeoCorps with the BLM at the Carlsbad, NM, Field Office, in 2015, and was then hired into a full time position at the BLM.