We guide SIP Interns through positive and productive work experiences that address the
current scientific needs of national parks and foster the next generation of diverse stewards.
GSA is a global professional society with a membership of more than 20,000 individuals in more
100 countries. GSA provides access to elements that are essential to the professional growth of
earth scientists at all levels of expertise and from all sectors: academic, government,
and industry. The Society unites thousands of earth scientists from every corner of the globe in
common purpose—to study and share scientific findings that shed light on the mysteries of our
planet and beyond.
is supported, in part, by funds raised and donated to the GSA Foundation. GSA posts all SIP
Intern positions and manages the online application system and process. GSA has partnered with
National Park Service on work experience programs since 1997, and Stewards Individual Placement
Program since 2016.
Learn more at www.geosociety.org
Email us if you have questions or would like application assistance
The Stewards Individual Placement Program provides participants across the nation with project
opportunities that promote community values and help preserve natural resources. Stewards
partners with federal and tribal governments, as well as non-profit organizations looking to
build institutional capacity, develop community relationships, and support ecosystem health.
is selected for an SIP Intern position, Stewards contacts them and begins to enroll them in the
SIP Intern program and in AmeriCorps.
Learn more at stewardslegacy.org
The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural resources, cultural resources, and
National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of current and future
The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural
conservation and outdoor recreation throughout the United States and the world.
Learn more at www.nps.gov