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GeoCorps America


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an IBP member program

Academic Level:
Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior
Post-Baccalaureate
Graduate Students (Masters)
Graduate Students (PhD)
Postdoc & Early Career

Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

Description:
GeoCorps America provides geoscientists with temporary volunteer projects on America's public lands. The program fills a need for more geoscientists to be working on research and education at these public spaces through partnerships with the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service. Geoscientists looking for new experiences gain the opportunity to share their skills and volunteer for these organizations in some of the most stunning natural settings in the country. GeoCorps America's Mission: To further the stewardship of America's public lands through geoscience awareness, education, and research by providing inclusive, hands-on career development opportunities.

The program offers paid short-term geoscience positions in some of the most beautiful natural areas in the world. GeoCorps project areas include geology, hydrology, paleontology, mapping and GIS, minerals, soils, glaciology, geo-hazards, karst, education, interpretation, and more.


Participating Institution(s):
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Geological Society of America (Lead)
U.S. Department of the Interior
U.S. Forest Service

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 
movie  Program Video

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Anthropology & Archaeology
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Conservation Biology & Wildlife
Environmental Sciences
Geography
Geological Sciences
History
Hydrology
Information Sciences
Natural Resources
Spatial/Geographic Information Systems

Keywords:
Environmental Policy
Environmental Risk Assessment
Geoarchaeology
Geographic Visualization
Geography
Geoinformatics
Geosciences
Geothermal Energy
Natural History
Natural Resoruces

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This program is funded by:
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA)


Page last updated 6/2/2021
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