GeoCorps Resources

Participant Resources

Congratulations on your acceptance into the GeoCorps program!

Pre-Program Materials

Before beginning a project, each participant is expected to review and/or submit the following documents.

  1. Participant Handbook (PDF) NOTICE: A lot of changes have taken place for the GeoCorps program. We are in the process of updating the participant handbook with the most current information. Information in the handbook regarding participant payments, taxes, and required paperwork is out of date. Please refer to the description of your particular position for the most accurate information, and contact GSA if you have any questions.
  2. Participant Pre-Program Surveys
    To be completed before starting the project, to inform GSA of expectations, etc.
    BLM Survey
    U.S. Forest Service Survey

Program Resources

Post-Program Materials

Once your assignment is over, you must provide the following to GSA:

  1. Final Report Guidelines and Template (Word format)
    Must be filled out and returned as an e-mail attachments.
    BLM Final Report
    U.S. Forest Service Final Report
  2. Post-Program/Evaluation Survey (Online Form)
    BLM Post-Program/Evaluation Survey
    U.S. Forest Service Participant Post-Program/Evaluation Survey
  3. Sponsor Thank-You Letter
    Example Letters (PDF)
  4. Five to 10 high-resolution digital photos
    See photo guidelines and enter photo captions in Final Report Document
  5. Materials Produced (if applicable)
    Provide one copy of each item you produced for your project, such as presentations (PowerPoint), maps, brochures, lesson plans, reports, data sheets, and so forth.

In late January each year, GSA mails tax forms to your permanent address. If your permanent address has changed since you last provided it to GSA, please update it by using the participant change of address form.

Contact Information

Matt Dawson

GeoCorps Program Manager: Matthew Dawson
Phone: +1-303-357-1025
E-mail: mdawson@geosociety.org Address: 3300 Penrose Place, P.O. Box 9140
Boulder, CO 80301
FAX: +1-303-357-1070