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STEM programs, research opportunities, and contacts in Paleontology.


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High School Students


Denver Museum of Nature and Science

(Denver, CO)
• Teen Science Scholars
Our Teen Science Scholar Internship offers high school students, who will be in their junior or senior year in high school in the Fall of 2017, a chan ... read more


K-12 Educators


Geological Society of America

(Boulder, CO)
• GeoCorps Positions
GeoCorps America is a program of the Geological Society of America, operated in partnership with government agencies and other organizations committed ... read more
an IBP member program
• National Park Service Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) Program
The Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) program works with partners to match college students and recent graduates age 18 - 35 years old with short-term, ... read more
an IBP member program

U.S. Department of the Interior

(Washington, DC)
• GeoCorps Positions
GeoCorps America is a program of the Geological Society of America, operated in partnership with government agencies and other organizations committed ... read more
an IBP member program

U.S. Forest Service

(Washington, DC)
• GeoCorps Positions
GeoCorps America is a program of the Geological Society of America, operated in partnership with government agencies and other organizations committed ... read more
an IBP member program

U.S. National Park Service

(Washington, DC)
• National Park Service Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) Program
The Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) program works with partners to match college students and recent graduates age 18 - 35 years old with short-term, ... read more
an IBP member program

Undergraduate Students


California Academy of Sciences

(San Francisco, CA)
• Summer Systematics Institute (SSI) REU
SSI is an 8-week paid research internship at our state-of-the-art research facility and museum in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco. This world renowned ... read more


Geological Society of America

(Boulder, CO)
• GeoCorps Positions
GeoCorps America is a program of the Geological Society of America, operated in partnership with government agencies and other organizations committed ... read more
an IBP member program
• National Park Service Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) Program
The Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) program works with partners to match college students and recent graduates age 18 - 35 years old with short-term, ... read more
an IBP member program
• On To the Future Program (OTF) - travel awards to attend your first GSA Annual Meeting
The On To the Future Program (OTF) is a grassroots initiative of the Geological Society of America (GSA) that addresses the organization?s overall str ... read more
an IBP member program

Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

(Edwardsville, IL)
• Exploring Evidence of the Anthropocene: Archaeological and Ecological Interdisciplinary Research Experiences for First Generation Students in the Upper Mississippi River System
This REU site will offer students experiential, interdisciplinary research opportunities in archaeological and ecological sciences addressing topics r ... read more


Stanford University

(Stanford, CA)
• Stanford University Summer Research in Geosciences and Engineering (SURGE)
Looking for a summer undergraduate research opportunity in the Earth and environmental sciences? Stanford University's School of Earth, Energy and En ... read more


U.S. Department of the Interior

(Washington, DC)
• GeoCorps Positions
GeoCorps America is a program of the Geological Society of America, operated in partnership with government agencies and other organizations committed ... read more
an IBP member program

U.S. Forest Service

(Washington, DC)
• GeoCorps Positions
GeoCorps America is a program of the Geological Society of America, operated in partnership with government agencies and other organizations committed ... read more
an IBP member program

U.S. National Park Service

(Washington, DC)
• National Park Service Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) Program
The Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) program works with partners to match college students and recent graduates age 18 - 35 years old with short-term, ... read more
an IBP member program

Post-Baccalaureate


Geological Society of America

(Boulder, CO)
• GeoCorps Positions
GeoCorps America is a program of the Geological Society of America, operated in partnership with government agencies and other organizations committed ... read more
an IBP member program
• National Park Service Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) Program
The Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) program works with partners to match college students and recent graduates age 18 - 35 years old with short-term, ... read more
an IBP member program

Stanford University

(Stanford, CA)
• Stanford University Summer Research in Geosciences and Engineering (SURGE)
Looking for a summer undergraduate research opportunity in the Earth and environmental sciences? Stanford University's School of Earth, Energy and En ... read more


U.S. Department of the Interior

(Washington, DC)
• GeoCorps Positions
GeoCorps America is a program of the Geological Society of America, operated in partnership with government agencies and other organizations committed ... read more
an IBP member program

U.S. Forest Service

(Washington, DC)
• GeoCorps Positions
GeoCorps America is a program of the Geological Society of America, operated in partnership with government agencies and other organizations committed ... read more
an IBP member program

U.S. National Park Service

(Washington, DC)
• National Park Service Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) Program
The Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) program works with partners to match college students and recent graduates age 18 - 35 years old with short-term, ... read more
an IBP member program

Postdoc & Early Career


American Museum of Natural History

(New York, NY)
• Richard Gilder Graduate School Postdoctoral Fellowships
The Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program at the American Museum of Natural History provides training to postdoctoral investigators to carry out a ... read more


Fond Du Lac Tribal and Community College

(Cloquet, MN)
• National Center for Earth Surface Dynamics Post Doc
Perpetuating the legacy of the National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics (NCED), the NSF Science and Technology Center that operated from 2002-2012. ... read more


Geological Society of America

(Boulder, CO)
• GeoCorps Positions
GeoCorps America is a program of the Geological Society of America, operated in partnership with government agencies and other organizations committed ... read more
an IBP member program
• National Park Service Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) Program
The Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) program works with partners to match college students and recent graduates age 18 - 35 years old with short-term, ... read more
an IBP member program

Johns Hopkins University

(Baltimore, MD)
• National Center for Earth Surface Dynamics Post Doc
Perpetuating the legacy of the National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics (NCED), the NSF Science and Technology Center that operated from 2002-2012. ... read more


Louisiana State University

(Baton Rouge, LA)
• National Center for Earth Surface Dynamics Post Doc
Perpetuating the legacy of the National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics (NCED), the NSF Science and Technology Center that operated from 2002-2012. ... read more


Science Museum of Minnesota

(St. Paul, MN)
• National Center for Earth Surface Dynamics Post Doc
Perpetuating the legacy of the National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics (NCED), the NSF Science and Technology Center that operated from 2002-2012. ... read more


Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

(Carbondale, IL)
• National Center for Earth Surface Dynamics Post Doc
Perpetuating the legacy of the National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics (NCED), the NSF Science and Technology Center that operated from 2002-2012. ... read more


St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota

(Minneapolis, MN)
• National Center for Earth Surface Dynamics Post Doc
Perpetuating the legacy of the National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics (NCED), the NSF Science and Technology Center that operated from 2002-2012. ... read more


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

(Washington, DC)
• National Center for Earth Surface Dynamics Post Doc
Perpetuating the legacy of the National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics (NCED), the NSF Science and Technology Center that operated from 2002-2012. ... read more


U.S. Department of the Interior

(Washington, DC)
• GeoCorps Positions
GeoCorps America is a program of the Geological Society of America, operated in partnership with government agencies and other organizations committed ... read more
an IBP member program

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

(Arlington, VA)
• National Center for Earth Surface Dynamics Post Doc
Perpetuating the legacy of the National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics (NCED), the NSF Science and Technology Center that operated from 2002-2012. ... read more


U.S. Forest Service

(Washington, DC)
• GeoCorps Positions
GeoCorps America is a program of the Geological Society of America, operated in partnership with government agencies and other organizations committed ... read more
an IBP member program

U.S. National Park Service

(Washington, DC)
• National Park Service Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) Program
The Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) program works with partners to match college students and recent graduates age 18 - 35 years old with short-term, ... read more
an IBP member program

University of California, Berkeley

(Berkeley, CA)
• National Center for Earth Surface Dynamics Post Doc
Perpetuating the legacy of the National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics (NCED), the NSF Science and Technology Center that operated from 2002-2012. ... read more


University of Colorado, Boulder

(Boulder, CO)
• Community Surface Dynamics Modeling System Annual Meeting
CSDMS is a science gateway offering community networking and research activities, software products and educational training to the geoscience earth s ... read more
an IBP member program

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

(Urbana, IL)
• National Center for Earth Surface Dynamics Post Doc
Perpetuating the legacy of the National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics (NCED), the NSF Science and Technology Center that operated from 2002-2012. ... read more


University of Minnesota

(Minneapolis, MN)
• National Center for Earth Surface Dynamics Post Doc
Perpetuating the legacy of the National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics (NCED), the NSF Science and Technology Center that operated from 2002-2012. ... read more


University of Texas, Austin

(Austin, TX)
• National Center for Earth Surface Dynamics Post Doc
Perpetuating the legacy of the National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics (NCED), the NSF Science and Technology Center that operated from 2002-2012. ... read more


Faculty & Administrators


Geological Society of America

(Boulder, CO)
• GeoCorps Positions
GeoCorps America is a program of the Geological Society of America, operated in partnership with government agencies and other organizations committed ... read more
an IBP member program

U.S. Department of the Interior

(Washington, DC)
• GeoCorps Positions
GeoCorps America is a program of the Geological Society of America, operated in partnership with government agencies and other organizations committed ... read more
an IBP member program

U.S. Forest Service

(Washington, DC)
• GeoCorps Positions
GeoCorps America is a program of the Geological Society of America, operated in partnership with government agencies and other organizations committed ... read more
an IBP member program

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