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GeoCorps™ America


Paid Geoscientist Opportunities
on National Parks, National Forests, and BLM Lands

Philip Varela, Field Paleontology, Badlands National Park, South Dakota, 2014 GeoCorps America is a program of the Geological Society of America , in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management, and the National Park Service.

The program offers paid short-term geoscience positions in some of the most beautiful natural areas in the world. Read the experiences of those who have participated in the past.

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

GeoCorps positions are divided into three major categories: Standard "GeoCorps America" positions, "GeoCorps Guest Scientist" positions, and "GeoCorps Diversity Internships" (which include the "GeoCorps American Indian Internships" sub-category).

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GeoCorps Summer 2015 positions are NOW available. The online application system is open and accepting applications. For those who logged in to initiate an application by Tuesday, February 3, 2015 -- you have until 11:59 p.m. (Mountain) on Sunday, February 8, 2015 to modify and complete all application elements, including cover letters, recommendation letters, etc. Check this page and the GeoCorps Facebook Page for frequent updates and occasional new positions.

GSA Foundation Video Features GeoCorps

This video, produced by the GSA Foundation, shows some GeoCorps participants and mentors on location at Rocky Mountain National Park, Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Historical Park, and Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument.


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If you have questions about the GeoCorps program, please e-mail the GeoCorps Program Officer, , or the Education and Outreach Assistant, .