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Lithium Americas Summer 2020 Exploration Internship

Lithium Americas Corporation is hiring paid student interns for the summer of 2020. Successful applicants will work with the geological exploration team to identify sedimentary lithium deposits in the United States and develop detailed models of their origins. Internship responsibilities will include: (1) extensive field geological mapping; (2) sample collection, preparation, and geochemical analysis; (3) GIS desktop mapping; (4) synthesis of field and geochemical data; and (5) writing of reports. During mapping campaigns, interns will be performing field work in hot, arid conditions and often camping in the evenings. A monthly stipend of $2,500 will be provided.

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in earth science and be working towards (or recently finished) a graduate degree in economic geology, sedimentary geology, volcanology, petrology, geochemistry, structural geology, or a related discipline. Experience with field mapping and GIS systems is required.

Interested applicants should fill out the Summer 2020 Exploration Internship Application Form on the Lithium Americas website, Please fill out all portions of the application form, and include PDF versions of your cover letter and CV. Email the application form, cover letter, and CV as a single PDF document to Applications close on 13 March 2020.

For additional information or inquiries, please contact Lithium Americas' Lead Global Exploration Geologist, Tom Benson (