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Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship for Female Graduate Students

The American Geosciences Institute is proud to announce that applications are open for the 3rd annual Harriet Evelyn Wallace Scholarship. The Scholarship was established from a bequest given to AGI by Harriet Evelyn Wallace, who was one of the founding members of the Geoscience Information Society (GSIS). This scholarship is for the support of female … Continue reading

Applications now being accepted for 2015 Young Leaders in Climate Change internship program

The George Melendez Wright Young Leaders in Climate Change program provides paid summer internships to highly accomplished graduate and upper-level undergraduate students to work on diverse issues related to climate change and its effects in national parks. The internship projects may occur in national parks or program offices and are designed by National Park Service … Continue reading

Juneau Icefield Research Program 2015

The Juneau Icefield Research Program (JIRP) is now accepting applications for the 2015 program. JIRP runs from June 23 to August 18, 2015 and is open to upper-level high school students (juniors and seniors), undergraduate students, and graduate students. Applications are due by February 15, 2015. You can find more information about the program at http://juneauicefield.com including a history … Continue reading

NASA Airborne Earth Science Internship

NASA Student Airborne Research Program (SARP) The NASA Airborne Science Program invites highly motivated advanced undergraduates majoring in any of the STEM disciplines to apply for participation in the NASA Student Airborne Research Program (SARP 2015). The purpose of the Student Airborne Research Program is to provide students with hands-on experience in all aspects of … Continue reading

UNAVCO Summer Internships for Undergraduates: RESESS and Geo-LAUNCHPAD

UNAVCO’s Undergraduate Internships: LeAding UNdergraduates in CHallenges to Power Academic Development in Geosciences (Geo-LAUNCHPAD) and Research Experiences in Solid Earth Science for Students (RESESS) Geo-LAUNCHPAD and RESESS are paid summer research internships managed by UNAVCO and based in Boulder, Colorado that are intended to increase diversity in the geoscience workforce by supporting students from underrepresented … Continue reading

Alene Moris National Education for Women’s Leadership

Alene Moris National Education for Women’s Leadership Are you an undergraduate or graduate student with an interest in becoming a leader in your community? Are you committed to bringing better representation for women in all fields? Apply for the 2015 Alene Moris National Education for Women’s Leaders Institute. The Alene Moris National Education for Women’s (NEW) … Continue reading

NASA’s Planetary Geology and Geophysics Undergraduate Research Program: Summer 2015

NASA is looking for qualified geology undergradutes to spend 8 weeks this summer working with NASA-funded scientists on their research. We’ll cover students’ transportation and cost-of-living expenses, as well as provide a stipend. We are particularly interested in undergraduates with GIS skills. Please see the attached flier, and our website (http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~tgregg/pggurp_homepage.html) and contact us (PGGURP) … Continue reading


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 … Continue reading

Bryant Science Fair Mentor – volunteer opportunity

Volunteer Opportunity: Bryant Science Fair Mentor- Winter Quarter 2015 Share your enthusiasm for science by serving as a Science Fair Mentor for students at Bryant Elementary School. As a Scientist Mentor, you will develop and lead a project related to your field of expertise with a small group of 4th/5th graders. Once a week, you … Continue reading

GIS Internship at Seattle City Light

GIS INTERN In a city packed with construction, mapping is essential. The Nation’s Greenest Utility seeks awesome intern to fulfill this destiny. Our Asset Management and Large Projects team seeks a junior or senior to perform a variety of GIS mapping projects for the utility. We are looking for an undergraduate with experience in data … Continue reading

Cool class for next quarter – OCEAN 450

OCEAN 450 Course Content: Climate Extremes Oceanography 450 and Honors 221C Winter Quarter 2015 To better understand the key factors that control the present earth’s climate, this course examines episodes in the earth’s past when extreme climate conditions existed. Dramatic changes in the earth’s climate have resulted from natural variations in solar insolation, atmospheric concentrations … Continue reading

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