Enviornmental/Geological Sciences

Internships/Career Opportunities

Pleas see below for opportunities that may be of interest to Geological Sciences majors.


Colorado NASA DEVELOP Node 

Application Window: May 18, 2020 – June 26, 2020

The Colorado NASA DEVELOP Node is now accepting applications for the Fall 2020 Term.

We are searching for ideal candidates who are either current students, recent graduates, or early/transitioning career professionals and express a strong interest in Earth Science and Remote Sensing.

Find out more at: https://develop.larc.nasa.gov/apply.php

If you specific questions feel free to email me: kristen.dennis@ssaihq.com

Colorado NASA DEVELOP Node 

Application Window: May 18, 2020 – June 26, 2020

The Colorado NASA DEVELOP Node Proposed Fall Term Projects:

Colorado Disasters: Mapping the Extent of Cheatgrass Invasion After the Spring Fire in Southern Colorado

Oregon & California Ecological Forecasting: Forecasting Suitable Habitat for Coast Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) Migration for Conservation and Restoration Planning

Find out more at: https://develop.larc.nasa.gov/apply.php

If you specific questions feel free to email me: kristen.dennis@ssaihq.com

Interdisciplinary Geospatial Approaches to Watershed Science

Deadline: February 20, 2020

We invite your students to apply for the University of Iowa’s Summer 2020 NSF-funded Research Experience for Undergrads (REU)!

This summer research experience is focused on the sustainable provision of clean water and food in a Midwest agricultural watershed. Students engage in team-based approaches, under the mentorship of expert faculty, to examine human-environment issues critical to a sustainable society. Conduct field research using cutting-edge geospatial technologies and state of the art facilities. Additional details can be found on the attached flyer.  Program dates are May 25 – July 31, 2020.

10-Week Program Benefits Include:

  • $600/week stipend ($6,000 program total)
  • Per diem meal allowance
  • On-campus University of Iowa housing
  • Roundtrip paid travel expenses
  • Multiple fieldtrips and research methods workshops


  • Enrolled in a degree program for a bachelors or associate degree
  • Interest in pursuing graduate school or a career in research
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • We especially encourage students from underrepresented groups to apply
  • No formal research experience needed

Applications are due February 20, 2020Additional information and the application can be found here.

For questions, email program directors Marc Linderman (marc-linderman@uiowa.edu) or Adam Skibbe (adam-skibbe@uiowa.edu)

California State Parks Job Vacancies

Check specific listings for deadlines.

California State Parks posts job vacancies on the CalCareers Web site as frequently as every business day. All postings for the last 90 days are located at Park Jobs.  Listed positions are subject to change. Updates to these positions are online.
Should you have any job specific questions such as housing, pay, or duties, please contact the person identified under the “Application Instructions” of the advertisement. Final Filing dates are specific to the individual posting.
Please direct all other inquiries regarding the job advertisement to your appropriate Classification and Pay Analyst.
New Postings for the Last Seven Days Include:

Baja Basins Program

Deadline extended to : October 8, 2019

Baja Basins Program which includes field research in January 2020 in Santa Rosalia, Baja Mexico, and lab research at UMKC in July 2020. 

For more information visit: 

Upcoming Environmental Steward Positions for 2020

Environmental Steward General Position Details


Applications are accepted year-round. Next application deadline is October 21, 2019 for positions starting in January 2020.


MCC is dedicated to accomplishing outdoor recreation and conservation projects for the public, promoting and managing volunteer opportunities, providing conservation education, building self-esteem and leadership, strengthening the future employability of members, while raising the aspirations of members and volunteers.

Environmental Stewards serve 1700 or 900 hour terms of service and undergo orientation with MCC before being paired with a Host Site for the remainder of their term.

MCC’s Environmental Stewards assist agencies with a wide variety of projects including water quality testing, wildlife protection, interpretive programming, trail improvements, volunteer recruitment, outreach, land stewardship and much more.

Environmental Steward Positions Starting in January, 2020

Check out these awesome positions upcoming for 2020!

Visit our website to view general Environmental Steward requirements, or view specific requirements under each position.

To apply for any of these positions, fill out our online application!