Early Career Professional Membership

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In the past six years received a degree in geology or related science and not planning to re-enter an academic program.


Membership Dues: $45/year*

* Dues are in U.S. dollars and may be reduced based on country economic classifications according to the World Bank. View the membership dues table.

Member Benefits and Opportunities

GSA offers real, tangible benefits for every member to assist you wherever you are in your career journey.


Join one or more scientific Divisions, most at reduced dues.

One free geographic Section.
Additional Section affiliations for $3.

Join GSA’s International member community.

Online member community and discussion forum.


Free online access to GSA's premier journals: Geology and GSA Bulletin.

Complimentary GSA Today — This science and news magazine features a hot topic science article, member news, and job listings.

Receive the Student and Early Career Newsletter – Stay current on the latest opportunities.

Receive GSA Connection — This monthly e-publication contains news and items of interest to members.

Member discounts in online bookstore — Books, maps and charts, special papers, and more.

Meetings & Professional Development

Reduced registration rates for GSA regional Section, Annual, and specialty meetings.

Lifelong learning — Field trips, technical sessions, short courses, special events.

Share research — Publish and present with GSA.

Member-exclusive webinars.

GeoCareers Programs — Networking events, mentoring, workshops, career panels.

Leadership Opportunities — Help shape the Society and the future of geoscience.

Affinity Benefits


Free access to Geofacets — A web-based research tool that offers access to an extensive database of georeferenced geological maps.

Journal of Geoscience Education

Special offer for Journal of Geoscience Education — A peer-reviewed publication for geoscience education research.

Interior Federal Credit Union

Interior Federal Credit Union — Funds the first $25 deposit into a savings account to establish membership.


Special offer for Mappt Standard — A mobile GIS and data collection app for Android.

Download paper application

See where your dues go

Questions? Contact:
GSA Sales and Service
Phone: +1-800-472-1988
Email: gsaservice@geosociety.org