Anna Harris, Cave Guide, Tongass National Forest, Alaska, 2015

Paid Geoscience Projects on U.S. Public Lands

GeoCorps™ America is a program of the Geological Society of America, operated in partnership with government agencies and other organizations committed to science and stewardship. Current partners include the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service.

This program offers paid short-term geoscience assignments in some of the most beautiful natural areas in the world.

Learn more about the experiences of GeoCorps alumni via GSA's guest blog, "Speaking of Geoscience."

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

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GSA also invites you to look at the opportunities offered through the National Park Service's Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) program.

Fall/Winter 2017-2018 opportunities: the application deadline (1 July 2017) has passed. GSA is no longer accepting new applications for summer opportunities. Occasionally, additional opportunities may be available.
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Heidi Breid participated in GeoCorps with the BLM at the Carlsbad, NM, Field Office, in 2015, and was then hired into a full time position at the BLM.

Heidi Breid (left) participated in GeoCorps with the BLM at the Carlsbad, NM, Field Office, in 2015, and was then hired into a full time position at the BLM.