Geological Society of America Internship Opportunities


Summer Programs

AGI Summer & Semester Internships (undergrad or Masters geoscience students)
Gain a first-hand understanding of the legislative process and the operation of executive branch agencies. Hone writing, research, and web publishing skills. Stipend available.

East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI)
EAPSI supports 200-205 graduate students each year to do research in the lab of their choice in any of seven locations: Australia, China, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore or Taiwan. Application Deadline: Second Thursday in November.

GeoCorps™ America
Geoscientists on Public Lands – A GSA program in cooperation with the BLM, NPS, & USFS.

Mosaics in Science
Short-term STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) projects National Parks.

NASA Internships

Research in the Solid Earth Science for Students (RESESS)
A multi-summer internship program for students who are underrepresented in the geosciences based in Boulder, Colorado, for the first summer. Travel, lodging, and salary are provided. Do research in geology, hydrology, geophysics, glaciology, or other fascinating topics. Sophomores and Juniors can apply, and may participate for up to two or three years.

The Juneau Icefield Research Program
Expedition Training in Arctic and Mountain Earth System Science.

The Honors Interdisciplinary Summer Field Program: Geology, Anthropology, and Ecology
Learn about geology, ecology, and anthropology in an “open-air” classroom.

Universities Space Research Association Education Associates Program
NASA’s Undergraduate Student Research Program managed by USRA, offers undergraduates across the United States mentored internship experiences at NASA Centers and research facilities.

Other Internships

AAAS-RAND Science and Technology Policy Intern Program

Environmental Careers Organization

Michigan Tech University and Peace Corps
New program with the U.S. Peace Corps where students can gain an M.S. degree while doing a two year Peace Corps field assignment in a Central American country with significant geological hazards.

NASA Academy


National Wildlife Federation Internship Programs

National Science Foundation
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Student Conservation Association

University of Arizona – Carson Scholars Program

University of Arizona Biosphere 2
Research Experiences for Undergraduates and Summer Research Institute

White House Office of Science & Technology Policy
The program is seeking highly motivated and dedicated individuals interested in science and technology policy. Applicants must be US citizens and be enrolled, not less than half-time, in an accredited college, university, or other educational institution. Students who wish to participate in this program during the Fall semester may work at OSTP on a part-time or full-time basis.