Internships Opportunities are listed in the order we receive them, with most recent at the top. In an effort to help guide you as to what opportuntiies are out there to be watching for, we will flag outdated posts but will leave them on this page for you to review.
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Outside Internship Opportunities
Pathways Student Intern: The Tongass National Forest is currently looking for qualified individuals to fill a Pathways Student Intern, Physical Science (Trainee) GS-1399-4 position. This is a Supervisor’s Office position located in the Recreation, Lands, Minerals, Wilderness, and Heritage staff area with a duty station of Thorne Bay, Alaska. If you are interested in being considered for this position, please complete the attached outreach response form and send it firstname.lastname@example.org by close of business March 19, 2014. For additional information on this position, please contact the position’s supervisor, Forest Geologist, Jim Baichtal, at(907)828-3248, or email@example.com.
The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Summer Internship Program for Undergraduates will take place May 29th - August 5th, 2014. This year's theme is "Analyzing Global Databases. Applicants should have an interest in conducting research in the Earth or ocean sciences. The Marine Geoscience Data System group at Lamont provides a freely-available tool called GeoMapApp that allows the exploration and visualization of global data sets. With GeoMapsApp, users can create custom maps and grids, import their own data sets and grids, and explore and visualize a wide range of global data sets. The program features a hands-on research project under the supervision of a Columbia-affiliated scientits, special lectures, workshops and fieldtrips, free housing in an air-conditioned Columbia dormitory, and a 10-week stipend of $5,000. For more information and to view the listing of advisors and projects, please visit their site located here. The deadline for this application is March 15th, 2014.
Philadelphia Fellowship Opportunity: Now in its third year, Azavea’s Summer of Maps program will open for student applications on Wednesday, February 26, and we're inviting you to participate. Summer of Maps offers $5,000 fellowships to students to perform geographic data (GIS) analysis and visualization in support of the social missions of non-profit organizations. You have until Sunday, March 16 to apply. If you are selected, you’ll work with our mentors to improve your GIS skills and implement a nonprofit’s project over a three-month period this summer.While you need to be able to work in Philadelphia for the summer, this is open to any student enrolled with an accredited college or university in the United States as of April 2014. The application will be available at www.summerofmaps.com starting February 26, and the deadline to apply is Sunday, March 16, 2014. For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.azavea.com.
GeoCorps America: 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. GeoCorpsproject areas include geology, hydrology, paleontology, mapping and GIS, minerals, soils, glaciology, geo-hazards, karst, education, interpretation, and more. For more information, please visit their site here. DEADLINE HAS PASSED; this remains posted for informational purposes only.
SOARS Program: Research Internship in Climate and Weather – SOARS Program: SOARS is a summer research internship for students interested in the atmospheric and related sciences at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (Boulder,CO). SOARS seeks to involve students from groups that are historically under-represented in the sciences, including Black or African-American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Hispanic or Latino, female, first-generation college students and students with disabilities. SOARS welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students; students who have experienced, and worked to overcome, educational or economic disadvantage and/or have personal or family circumstances that may complicate their continued progress in research careers. Application deadline: Feb 01, 2014. To apply, please go to www.soars.ucar.edu. DEADLINE HAS PASSED; this remains posted for informational purposes only.
RESESS: Research Experiences in Solid Earth Science for Students (RESESS)Internship Program: RESESS is an 11-week paid internship program based in Boulder, Colorado, in which interns do summer research on a project of interest to them with a scientist at UNAVCO [www.unavco.org, the University of Colorado, the U. S.Geological Survey, or from other scientific institutions in the Boulder/Foothills area.
This program is intended to increase diversity in the geoscience workforce by supporting students from underrepresented groups on their path to graduate school and the technical workforce, and encourages applications from Native Americans, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, and disabled Americans. Please visit the RESESS website and go to our APPLY and FAQ web pages for more information. Application Deadline: February 1, 2014. To apply, please go to:resess.unavco.org. Questions: email@example.com. DEADLINE HAS PASSED; this remains posted for informational purposes only.
IRIS: Internship in Seismology and Geophysics – IRIS Undergraduate Internship Program: Are you a physics, geoscience or math major interested in working in on an exciting Earth science project? If so, consider applying to the IRIS Undergraduate Internship Program. Research projects vary annually but include the full spectrum of seismological specialties… earthquakes and hazards at the crust, to deep Earth studies of the core.
Benefits include assistance locating housing, a competitive weekly stipend, travel and lodging at the orientation week, travel to and from your summer research location, funding for all field costs, and full funding to present your research at the 2014 Fall AGU meeting. Application Deadline - February 01, 2014. To apply or get more info, please visit this site. DEADLINE HAS PASSED; this remains posted for informational purposes only.
Box Elder County: The Box Elder County GIS Department is currently seeking a qualified intern to assist with upcoming projects. Details and information are on this website. This is a great opportunity to get a foot in the door in the growing field of GIS, and looks great on a resume. DEADLINE HAS PASSED; this remains posted for informational purposes only.