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GeoCorps™ America


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

Patrick Burns, Hydrogeologist, Fraser Experimental Forest (Arapahoe National Forest), USFS, 2010, Summer 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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Applications are no longer being accepted for summer 2014 positions, except for this position, which is accepting applications: GIS / Website / Recreation Specialist, BLM National Landscape Conservation System (NLCS)

The status of all positions listed on the positions page are accurate and current as of April 11, 2014. Almost all positions are filled. If you have questions about a position, please do not contact the agency. Instead, please contact GSA.

Fall/winter 2014 positions will be posted 5/1/14, and applications will be accepted from that date until 7/1/14.

GSA Foundation Video Features GeoCorps

The GSA Foundation produced a video about GSA programs that benefit students. The video shows some GeoCorps participants and supervisors on location at Rocky Mountain National Park, Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Historical Park, and Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. The clip above is a 2.5 minute excerpt, and the full 12-minute video is posted on the GSA Foundation Website.

GeoCorps America Alumni Reception

The FIFTH Annual GeoCorps America and Mosaics in Science Alumni Reception will take place at the GSA Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on Monday, 20 October, 2014, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m., at a location to be determined. Hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar are provided. All past participants, supervisors, partners, and sponsors are invited! Please RSVP by e-mail to the GeoCorps Program Officer , and the Education and Outreach Assistant,
Here is the official invitation.


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To receive more frequent GeoCorps updates and information, you can now follow us using social media such as Twitter and Facebook. On Twitter, go to, or look for @geocorps. On Facebook, we have a page at "Like" our page to receive updates in your news feed.

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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, .