Department of Geosciences - Jobs, Internships, & Career Opportunities

FHSU Opportunities  Scholarships  |  Volunteer & Travel  |  Internships  |  Careers   |  Resources & Clearinghouses 

The opportunities posted below have been forwarded to the department to encourage application and or participation. Please read the materials closely to ensure that you meet the requirements and deadline for application.

Please note: Listings will remain past the deadlines to allow you to view past as well as current opportunities. Additional opportunities are posted in the Geosciences Student Lounge, Tomanek Hall 227.

FHSU Opportunities

  • Student Conference & Research Supply Grants - Fall 2013 grant funding not available at this time please check back at a later date. Grants up to $250 will be awarded to support travel to US conferences.  Grants up to $250 will also be awarded to cover research supply expense.  Periodic deadlines, check website for current deadline.
  • Anderson VIP Ambassadors - Application Deadline February 28th - VIP Ambassadors serve as student representatives at official FHSU events of their choice throughout the year. Provides opportunities for networking and polishing communication skills. Applicants must be full time undergraduate students. 
  • Orientation Advisors - Orientation Advisors work with new students (both on-campus freshmen and transfers) in registering for fall classes and in their transition to FHSU.
  • Department of Geosciences student positions are available periodically. Visit the FHSU Student Employment Website for more information and to apply.
  • FHSU Department of Geosciences - The Department of Geosciences has scholarships available for both incoming freshmen and continuing students. To apply for these scholarships, and others complete the FHSU online Scholarship Application.

Scholarship and Grant Opportunities 

Volunteer and Travel Opportunities

  • Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) invites undergraduates students interested in ocean sciences to apply to the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program in Coral Reef Biodiversity and Resilience on Little Cayman. CCMI has support from the National Science Foundation for eight students, who will each be paired with a research mentor for an 8 week experience living and working at the Little Cayman Research Center.
  •  Broadreach College, USA - Since 1993, college students have been challenged to embrace the thrill of real-world learning. Emerge from Broadreach College with much more than just transfer credits and great memories. Our accredited courses trade the campus setting for another. We take education to every corner of the planet: small villages, field research stations, into the ocean or under a jungle canopy. It's study abroad done in an entirely new way. Broadreach focuses on Marine Science, Animal Science, Ecology, Medicine, International Development, Photography & Journalism, Language & Culture, and Leadership & Outdoor Skills. Go beyond the classroom at Broadreach College, we provide comprehensive educational courses by striking a balance between formal academic instruction, field-based study, skill-building, and learning through services. Please contact Fort Hays to make sure credits from Broadreach College will transfer. 
  • Go Eco, USA - This holiday season why not give back with a great travel volunteering experience. Provide needed medical assistance or care for orphans in Zimbabwe, teach disadvantaged youths to surf in Cape Town, give back to communities and orphanages in Sri Lanka, or cage dive with Great White sharks in South Africa. Discover the world from a new perspective in a challenging and inspiring environment.
  •  South Africa: Johannesburg Wildlife Sanctuary - Live among Africa's spectacular wildlife while volunteering at the Wildlife Sanctuary.  A refuge for at-risk or injured animals, the sanctuary allows volunteers to work alongside staff, caring for and consistently improving the quality of life for the animals.  Volunteers can choose to either focus on a particular species or work on one of the many construction programs.  These include creating firebreaks, a vulture kitchen, enclosure construction, and other conservation initiatives that may be in place.
  • Mexico:Diving for Marine Conservation - Discover the unique biodiversity of Pez Maya in this fantastic volunteer placement.  Not only will volunteers come out as certified PADI divers but you will also gain a hands-on, practical field experience in environmental conservation.  The project works to get volunteers out on as many dives as possible and though days on the research boat can be long, there is plenty of spare time for fun dives and exploring!  There is also a component of community outreach and education, making this an extremely dynamic placement.
  • South Africa: Great White Shark Conservation - Travel to South Africa and volunteer in the Great White Shark capitol of the world.  Cage dive with Great Whites and collect data on many marine species for marine biology research.  Participants gain the maximum from their time by working closely with biologists in a relatively small area of the sea.  The two cornerstones of the project are marine conservation/research aboard a new research vessel and cage diving with sharks aboard a state-of-the-art boat operating every day, weather permitting.
  • Thailand: Akha Hilltribe Aid and Experience - Volunteer in Thailand assisting with the education and development of the Akha hill tribes.  Experience unique new cultures and traditions while providing much needed aid to the local communities.  During the project, you will work with organizations that support the Akha minority.  The work is very diverse from construction to teaching to working with the villagers, it will all depend upon the needs of the community at the time and on your preferences!  During your stay you will also visit local markets and help to sustain local initiatives.
  • Spain: Eco-friendly Hospitality Internship in Barcelona - Join the GoEco Internship Program in Barcelona, Spain, one of Europe's cultural capitols.  Volunteer at the famous HelloBCN hostel and develop eco-tourism initiatives and live within walking distance of many historical and cultural sites.  interns will be involved in several activities such as chaperoning groups of tourists on informal walks both within the city center and to Montserrat, a very important sight in Catalan history.  Other duties include serving breakfast and serving in the bar at night, in addition to light cleaning.  Possible projects could include other ecological tourism initiatives, website translation, social marketing initiatives and group activities and tours.
  • GO ECO Organization - Search their website for dozens of volunteer positions all over the world. Search by region, like Africa or Central America, or search by category, like wildlife or education.  Details on participation fees, accommodation, length of stay, travel coverage and food costs, as well as details on the volunteer position, are on the website. Check it out for incredible opportunities!

Internships, Fellowships, & Conferences

  • Earth, Wind, and Fire: Sustainable Energy for the 21st Century (REU) - Applications are sought from motivated undergraduate students studying science or engineering to take part in a ten-week research experience (May 26, 2015-July 31, 2015) at Kansas State University in the area of sustainable energy for participation in this National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program. Participating students will receive a stipend in the amount of $5000 for the ten-week period and  $2500 for food and lodging expenses.
  •  NASA DEVELOP program - is accepting applications for their 2015 summer program. This is a great opportunity for participants who are interested in practical applications of remote sensing and GIS, specifically in the field of Earth Science. Participants will work with NASA scientists and partner organizations to learn about the use of NASA remote sensing imagery for use in water resources, disaster management, ecological forecasting, and other applications to address environmental community concerns. Applications for the summer internship are due February 27th 2015.
  •   GIS Intern, San Antonio, TX - The SAWS Internship Program offers a unique educational/work experience that will provide  a base of knowledge that you can build on throughout your life. The intern will make maps for presentation as well as do GIS analysis.
  •   Killam Fellowships Program- This is an opportunity for undergraduate students to spend either one semester or a full academic year studying at a university in Canada. The award carries a value of $5,000 per semester, and includes a health coverage allowance. Added benefits include two enrichment seminars held in Ottawa, ON and Washington, DC. There is also an opportunity for the Cultural Awareness Program which provides funding to travel within Canada for an additional cultural experience. The deadline for the application is February 2nd, 2015.
  •  The U.S. Department of Energy Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program (MLEF) is looking for students to develop research skills with the Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy for 10 weeks over the summer. The application closes Friday, January 2, 2015 click on http://orise.orau.gove/mlef/ to get more information or apply.
  •  AMEC is seeking a GIS intern for their Topeka office for the summer, this position could turn into a full-time position. The intern would work mostly in water resources, helping with products related to FEMA floodplain mapping. If interested please contact Joanna Rohlf at 785-272-6830 or email
  •  The KDA- Division of Water Resources is offering internships at each of their field offices. Positions in Stafford, Stockton and Garden City are still available. The pay is $11 per hour. They would work out of the respective field offices identified above and would learn about water law in Kansas while performing field work (site inspections) and other work potentially. To apply please go to the KS. gov website. Also contact the following Water Commissioners of each office directly to determine if the position has been filled yet and/or facilitate the  internship.
  •  Multiple Summer 2015 Opportunities offered - Permafrost Summer Field School, and two positions in Training Program in Arctic Atmospheric Science. If interested in the Permafrost Summer Field School please visit: If interested in the Training Program in Arctic Atmospheric Science please contact: Kimberly Strong, Email: For the undergraduate internship in the Training Program in Arctic Atmospheric Science Summer 2015 please visit
  •  Research Internship in Climate and Weather - SOARS Program. SOARS is a summer research internship for students interested in the atmospheric and related sciences at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (Boulder, CO). The program provides summer research, strong mentoring and community support. To apply, please visit:
  •   The Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) is offering two summer research internship programs. To apply please  visit:
  •  Research Experiences in Solid Earth Science for Students (RESESS) Internship Program - RESESS is an 11-week paid internship program based in Boulder, Colorado, in which interns do summer research on a project of interest to them with a scientist at UNAVCO, the University of Colorado, the U.S. Geological Survey, or from other scientific institutions in the Boulder/Foothills area. To apply please go to:
  •  National Science Foundation - The National Science Foundation supports many research opportunities for undergraduates. To search for one in your field of interest, please go to : Research Internship in Seismology and Geophysics - IRIS Undergraduate Internship Program. To apply or get more info:
  •    NASA's Planetary Geology and Geophysics Undergraduate Research Program pairs undergraduates and NASA-funded researchers for 8 weeks during the summer, and is accepting applications for the summer of 2015. Applications are due on February 2, 2015 and require: The online application (see , 2 letters of recommendation, and official transcripts. Please see the website: ( for more details, and please email us ( with any questions.
  •   AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows Program - The 2015 AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellowship application is now available online. The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship seeks to increase communication skills in student scientists. From grant writing to interaction with their community, today's young scientists must also be able science communicators. AAAS wishes to focus on serving the growing Latino populations of the U.S. by supporting science communication and education in the language of those communities and addressing issues of importance. For the first time, we are recruiting Spanish Language Fellow(s) who will be able to expand the work with mainstream Spanish new outlets. To learn more and to apply, please visit
  •   National Research Council's Research Associateship Programs - To find out more about the 27 participating agencies, visit the following website:  
  • Smithsonian Institution Fellowships - The Smithsonian Institution is encouraging access to its collections, staff specialties, and reference resources for students.  The Institution is offering in-residence appointments for research and study using its facilities, and the advice and guidance of its staff.  Proposals should fall under at least one of the four grand challenges: Unlocking the Mysteries of the Universe; Understanding and Sustaining a Biodiverse Planet; Valuing World Cultures; and/or Understand the American Experience. For more details about the challenges, please visit:
  • Chemistry/Geoscience/Petroleum Engineering Internship - These summer internships are with Champion Technologies in Hays, KS.  They are looking for chemistry or geoscience majors interested in servicing the local oil and gas industry.  The initial focus will be on safely gathering data during both field and lab exposure in order to provide solutions for paraffin and asphaltene mitigation in producing oil and gas wells.  This will require some long hours outdoors within Ellis County and surrounding counties, traveling out of state may be necessary.  Please forward resume to
  • NASA History Program Internship - Currently, this is an unpaid internship. However, students are encouraged to apply for stipends or other funding through the national network of state space grant consortia, their home educational institution, or other corporate/nonprofit sources.  To apply, please send resume, writing sample, and name and contact information of at least 2 personal references to Steve Garber,, 202-358-2866 fax. Include a cover letter indicating when you would like to start and finish your internship, what days of the week and hours you are available to work, and when you are available for an in-person or telephone interview. Also, please indicate whether you expect to receive funding from your state Space Grant Consortium or another source. Deadlines are Winter/Spring: October 30, Summer: February 4, and Fall: June 1.
  • California Institute of Technology's Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) - SURF is modeled on the grant-seeking process. Students will collaborate with potential mentors to define and develop a project, applicants will write research proposals for their projects, a faculty committee will review the proposals and recommend awards, and students will carry out the work over a 10-week period in the summer from mid-June to late-August. In conclusion, students will submit a technical paper and give an oral presentation at SURF Seminar Day. Awards will be announced April 1nd. 
  • NRC Research Associateship Programs - The National Research Council of the National Academies sponsors a number of awards for graduate, postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards include generous stipends ranging from $42,000 - $75,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients, and higher for additional experience. Graduate entry level stipends begin at $30,000. These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. Applicants should contact prospective advisors at the labs prior to application deadline to discuss their research interests and funding opportunities. There are 4 annual review cycles for these programs: Dec 1-Feb 1, March 1-May 1, June 1-Aug 1, and Sept 1-Nov 1.
  • Jefferson Science Fellowship -  This fellowship is open to tenured or similarly ranked faculty from US institutions of higher learning who are US citizens.  The application periods opens in the fall and closes in mid-January. Selected fellows spend one year on assignment at the US Dept of State or USAID as science advisors on foreign policy issues.  Assignments are tailored to the needs of the hosting office, while taking into account the fellow's interests and areas of expertise. Fellows will also have the opportunity to travel to US embassies and missions overseas.  At the conclusion of the fellowship year, upon returning to their home institution, fellows continue to serve as a resource to the State Dept. and USAID for an additional 5 years. 
  • John Simon Guggenheim Museum Foundation Fellowships - These fellowships are for advanced professionals in all fields (natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, creative arts) except the performing arts.  Fellowships are granted to selected individuals for 6-12 months.  Grants are made freely: no special conditions attach to them, and fellows may spend grant funds in any manner they deem necessary to their work. Around 220 fellowships are awarded each year. Deadline has passed. Please check back at a later date.
  • Fulbright Scholar Program - Any US citizen, with a PhD or equivalent degree and university/college level teaching experience is eligible to apply. 
  • GoEco International Volunteer Opportunities - GoEco offers many affordable volunteer opportunities around the world in fields such as conservation, ecology, education, healthcare, geography, and natural science.
  • AAPG/SEG Student Expo - Fall Expo will be September 8-9 in Houston, TX. The expo are a good way to network with potential employers, and interviews will be held with energy-related companies in a lively, energetic, and hospitable atmosphere.  Students are encouraged to enter the scientific poster contest.  Money prizes will be given! 
  • Conservation Internship Program - Sponsored by the Alaska Conservation Foundation.  Students interested in a career in conservation, environmental justice, or another related field are encouraged to apply.  Internships last 12 weeks and will begin in May or early June.
  • NASA Exploration Systems Mission Directorate  - The ESMD Space Grant Project offers internships that are available to juniors, seniors, and graduate students.  Stipend amount and length of internship are decided by your local Space Grant Consortium.
  • Goddard Space Flight Center - The center has many internship and fellowship opportunities available.
  • NASA Education Associates Program    - The NASA EAP offers students, post-docs and faculty the opportunity to work with scientists and engineers on NASA projects. The NASA EAP is a unique workforce development program that provides hands-on experience for participants in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math and other academic disciplines. The NASA EAP is a year-round program and has a variety of time frames available.
  • NRC Research Associateship Program  - Provides opportunities for Graduate, PhD, ScD, or MD scientists and engineers to perform research on problems largely of their own choosing, yet compatible with the research interests of the laboratory. Prospective applicants must initiate contact with Advisers at the lab(s) before application deadline (May 1).  Call NRC at (202)334-2760 or email for more information.
  • Johnson Space Center - The center has many internship and fellowship opportunities available.
  • Glenn Research Center - They have many higher education programs available that can lead to foregoing opportunities.
  • Ames Research Center - The center has many internship and fellowship opportunities available.
  • United Negro College Fund Special Programs Corporation - The division of Science and Technology has many internships and fellowships open to faculty, undergraduate, and graduate students.
  • NASA Undergraduate Student Researcher's Program - This program is an undergraduate internship program for science, engineer, and mathematics majors.
  • Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates Program in Astrobiology at the SETI Institute - This program allows you to work with scientists at the SETI Institute, as well as with the NASA Ames Research Center on projects in the field of astrobiology, from microbiology to planetary geology to observational astronomy. The program lasts from June to August every year. Current sophomore or junior undergraduate students are encouraged to apply. Application deadline is in February.
  • Global Vision International Research Expeditions - Gain valuable fieldwork experience as an active member of a Global Vision International research expedition Interns participate in a combination of Geographical, flora and fauna, mountain and forest research projects in a selection of scientific programmes worldwide. There is also a free Careers Abroad fieldwork placement and job vacancy service for all interns once they have participated with GVI. To request further details including a detailed briefing, contact GVI directly on 1 888 653 6028 or e-mail:
  • Smithsonian Fellowships & Internships - The Smithsonian Institute offers several fellowships and internships annually to students.
  • SCA Expense-Paid Internships - Continually offer new opportunities.

Career Opportunities - Position Announcements  

Geology Positions  Geography/GIS Positions  |  Teaching/Faculty Positions  |  Other Positions 

Geology Positions

  • Environmental Professional, St. Louis, MO - The candidate will conduct Environmental Site Assessments of various property uses such as residential, office, retail, hospitality, suburban office, and warehouse/distribution buildings for equity investors and mortgagees paid on a per project basis.
  •  Field Inspector, New Orleans, LA - CEG is recruiting for motivated and dependable individuals who are skillful in environmental and / or building inspections.
  •  Geologist or Environmental Scientist, Stafford, TX - Evaluates, analyzes and interprets technical data relative to project-specific goals, creates and interprets accurate data display graphs and figures, completes basi fate and transport analysis, and identifies data gaps and data needs leading to development of a Conceptual Site Model.
  •  Geologist, San Francisco, CA - As the successful candidate you will assist with the planning and execution of field investigations, monitoring foundation and earthwork construction, identifying and implementing field and lab work solutions, and preparing logs and reports.
  •  Core Analyst Trainee, Houston, TX - Sample preparation-drilling and slabbing of core material. Wellsite core acquisition at client company locations. Assist in laboratories with physical measurements as required. 24-hour on call rotating shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  •  Environmental Programs Specialist I, Oklahoma, OK - Positions in this family are responsible for planning, supervising and performing technical and professional work in an environmental quality, environmental management or environmental health protection program. This includes performing inspections, surveys, and investigations, reviewing and approving federal grants, providing consultative services, and ensuring compliance with environmental laws.
  •  Natural Resource Specialist 4, Oregon - This position leads OWEB's field activities for the agency's North Coast region. The position provides day-today administration of grant agreements and program representation with all watershed councils and other local conservation partners in the region.
  •  Sr. Geologist, Houston, TX - International oil and gas company in Houston, TX is looking to hire Senior Geologist, somebody with strong development experience. The company has solid footprint in West TX now but actively seeking to expand their operations portfolio.
  •  Geologist, Nashville, TN - Tech USA is currently seeking a Geologist for a full time position to be a part of a dynamic team, with an international engineering technology enterprise.
  •  Oil and Gas Specialist I, Kingfisher, OK - Positions in this job family are involved in performing professional geological, hydrological and/or engineering duties involving the enforcement of laws and rules in oil and gas exploration and production and pollution abatement and environmental programs.
  •  Mining Engineer, Iron, MT - U.S. Steel's Minnesota Ore Operations includes two iron ore mines and processing facilities in Northern MN and has the following vacancies at the Minntac facility.
  •  Environmental Scientist, Peabody, MA - Experience with development of site conceptual models, vapor intrusion and fate and transport analysis of contaminants is required. The ideal candidate should also possess a strong working knowledge of local, state and federal permitting requirements and experience working with municipal and private clients.
  •  Environmental Scientist, Craig, CO - The individual will assist with Phase I Environmental Assessments, compliance inspections, data and sample collection, and other field related activities.
  •  Senior Geologist, Round Mountain, NV - Under the direction of the Chief Geologist, the person will be responsible for geologic mapping and assisting the geotechnical staff as well as the geological resource QP.
  •  Geologist, Pomona, CA - Traveling to field sites to conduct site evaluation, collect soil samples, completing chain of custody forms, make soil classifications, and attend engineering job walks is an important aspect of this job.
  •  Staff Geologist - Groundwater and soil sampling, Denver, CO - This position will be responsible for conducting environmental site assessments including groundwater, soil and air samples, Remediation investigations, and writing technical reports.
  •  Geologist, Sunnyvale, CA - Preference will be given to candidates with the following: advanced degree in geology, specialized computer skills, practical experience working within California and working knowledge of RWQCB regulations, and 40 hour OSHA HAZWOPER health and safety training and/or MSHA Part 46/48 training.
  •  Hydrogeologist/Geologist, CO - WSP's Hydrogeologist/Geologists conduct a range of field activities including contractor oversight for drilling and monitoring well installation activities, multi-media sampling,  and oversight of contractors. Also interpreting field and sampling data, developing conclusions concerning site conditions based on data analysis, and prepare written plans and reports related to site investigation and remediation activities.
  •  Geologist, El Dorado Hills, CA - This position serves as a geologist in a Bureau of Land Management Office. The geologist is responsible for performing work that involves knowledge and application of the principles of geology, and being responsible for planning, initiating, directing, and executing the minerals program activities.
  •  Geologist, Honolulu, HI - Cardno is currently recruiting for a talented, client-oriented professional with superior management skills and a strong background in Hawaii environmental regulations to grow the environmental remediation and compliance program. The individual will be responsible for leading a broad array of environmental assessment and compliance programs to include Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments and Environmental Compliance Plans.
  •  Geosteerer- Ops Geologist, Dallas, TX - This candidate will be responsible for horizontal well planning, geosteering operations and its applications. Responsibilities include pre-job modeling/ feasibility studies, geosteering operations while drilling, post-well analysis and recommendations.
  •  Deep water Geologist, Houston, TX - Provide geologic support for an asset team composed of a geologist, geophysicist and reservoir Engineer. Main responsibility is to assemble projects generated by the exploration group, progress through approval process, acquire partners if needed and conduct operations on company operated wells as well as outside operated wells.
  •  Reservoir Engineer, Dallas, TX - Identify and implement business unit improvements to enhance organization performance while producing forecast, reserves estimation and reporting, and support of annual budget and planning cycles.
  •  Environmental Hydrogeologist, Eldersburg, MD - ALWI is looking for a motivated and well- credentialed hydrogeologist possessing up to five years of prior professional experience to perform: GIS support for water resources and environmental evaluations, well drilling oversight, aquifer pumping tests, technical support for field and office water projects, and quantitative data analysis.
  •  Mudd Logging and Geosteering Operations Manager, Nunn, CO - Manage the daily operations of drilling site activities: plan, direct, and implements operation efforts to ensure efficient, cost effective, safe, healthy, and accident-free work environment.
  •  Oil & Gas Geologist, Dallas, TX - Energy Search Associates is looking for a Geologist to work in well planning, geosteering and landing wells.
  •  Geologist New Ventures, Oklahoma, OK - Provide geological generation and analysis of projects in the Mid-Continent and Permian US area, with emphasis on unconventional resource play identification and development.
  •  Geologist, Oklahoma City, OK - Work with an interdisciplinary team, to add and refine prospect inventory in active drilling areas, while adding to core areas and developing new play ideas.
  •  Junior Geologist, San Antonio, TX - Perform a variety of scientific work on all phases of projects will be primarily a field geologist position based in San Antonio.
  •  Mine Geologist, Mountain Pass, CA - The mine geologist is responsible for the pit ore control duties of the mining department including identifying rocks, making critical decisions about the ore and providing geology related services to other mine personal.
  •  Climate Change Impacts/ Adaptation Professional, Washington, DC - ICF is seeking a mid-level consultant to support our Climate Change and Sustainability line of business in Washington, DC. ICF's Climate Change helps public and private-sector clients evaluate climate change policies and program, interpret and comply with regulations, reduce greenhouse gas emission, evaluate risks, and identify opportunities for adaptation.
  •  Oil and Gas Specialist I, Oklahoma, OK - Positions in this job family are involved in performing professional geological, hydrological and/or engineering duties involving the enforcement of laws and rules in oil and gas exploration and production and pollution abatement and environmental programs.
  •  Geologist 1, Houston, TX - The primary responsibilities for this position are generating drilling inventory (prospects) and day to day operational geology. This individual needs to have a high level of motivation, good organization skills, and very proficient with Petra.
  •  Mid-level Environmental Geologist or Hydrogeologist, Phoenix, AZ - AMEC Environment & Infrastructure is currently seeking a Mid-Level Environmental Geologist or Hydrogeologist for field activities, and office work. Office activities will be preparation of boring log documentation, analysis and interpretation of aquifer data and analytical results and assistance with the preparation of work plans, sampling and analysis planes, site assessment reports and/or groundwater monitoring reports under the supervision of a registered geologist.
  •  Reservoir Geologist, Houston, TX - This position focuses on exploration geology with drilling, and oil recovery.
  •  Wellsite Geologist/Mudlogger, Midland, TX - Selman & Associates are looking to hire a number of individuals for an entry-level field position. For more information please visit their website.
  • Environmental Scientist, Saint Paul, MN - Prepare technical reports of environmental evaluations including appropriate recommendations, manage projects from initial authorization to completion including client interaction, prepare proposals, conduct environmental surveys, and supervise the collection of media samples.
  • Entry Level Geologist, Houston, TX - Tech USA is currently seeking an Entry Level Geologist for a full time position to be a part of a dynamic and diverse teams.
  • Development Geologist, Anchorage, AK - This position will actively engage in Repsol's Alaskan oil development projects on the North Slope of Alaska.
  • Geologist/Geomodeler, Denver, CO - The individual in this role will be responsible for the geomodeling on the Uinta Basin Reservoir Characterization Team. Responsibilities include conducting and participating in reservoir characterization studies in the Field, monitoring the interpretation of all available geological data in order to improve the geological models by incorporating reservoir rock typing, structural, and seismic.
  • Field Geologist, Phoenix, AZ - Haley & Aldrich, Inc. is seeking an entry-level Field Geologist/Hydrogeologist who will work under the direction and supervision of more senior staff.
  • Supervising Hydrogeologist, Phoenix, AZ - This is a great opportunity to support and lead an established team of talented hydrogeologists; to grow and expand water resources services.

Geography/GIS Positions

  • For a list of all GIS jobs please visit: the most visited GIS/RS jobs site on the Internet.
  • Junior GIS Specialist, Denver, CO - The Design Consulting Services Division of AECOM is hiring within the Environmental Group. This position will be primarily supporting FEMA flood mapping and related projects.
  • GIS Analyst, Washington, D.C. - A FHSU alum is looking to fill a position for a GIS Analyst at a school district located in the Washington D.C. area. This position offers a competitive salary that ranges between $50,828 and $67,710.
  • Post Masters RA - GIS Research Associate, College Park, MD - The Joint Global Change Research Institute in College Park, MD seeks a Post Masters Associate for research on urban heat islands and building energy use using remote sensing and geospatial modeling.
  • Global Forest Watch Commodities GIS Analyst I, Washington, DC - The GFW Commodities GIS Analyst undertakes GIS - related technical research and analysis related to deforestation in agricultural commodity supply chains, in particular palm oil, beef, soy, and pulp and paper.
  • Environmental GIS Technician, Arden Hills, MN - The Ramsey Conservation District seeks a self-motivated individual to assist with best management practices, water quality improvement, landscape restoration, natural resource planning, and storm water management programs.
  • Fire/EMS Operations/GIS Analyst, Washington, DC - The successful candidate will be able to perform advanced GIS analysis: provide technical assistance to affiliates regarding changes to enhance fire protection and EMS delivery; curate and modify big data for use in conducting comprehensive evaluation and detailed analysis of fire and emergency medical response systems; and perform other related work as required to support the mission and goals of the department.
  • Geoprocessing Specialist III, Franklin County, KY - Design and develop software to meet end users' Geographic Information System application needs. Provides user support and training for geographic database and map generation systems. Provide guidance for the compilation, conversion, modification, and enhancement of computer maps.
  • GIS Analyst, Topeka, KS - Key responsibilities include: producing maps, providing web-based mapping support, developing spatial and non-spatial databases, and providing technical support to other GIS staff or team members.
  • GIS Developer, Pittsburgh, PA - The GIS Developer will need experience with ESRI, Geographic Information System Application Development, and NET ArcGIS.
  • Geographic Information System Specialist, Fresno, CA - The GIS specialist performs technical work related to the use and maintenance of the City GIS, including regular updates of the base parcel layer and the expansion of GIS as necessary.
  • Data Scientist, Des Plaines, IL - The Data Scientist will participate in application scoping, application development, analysis, design, coding,  and testing activities related to building the next generation of advanced software capabilities.
  • Information Systems Specialist 2- GIS Technician, Salem, OR - The Geographic Information Services Unit is part of the TDD and is responsible for preparing urban and rural transportation maps, Geographic Information System analysis, products, custom maps, GIS and data products as requested.
  • Geospatial Graduate, View, TX - Applicants must have the rights to work in Australia. Please visit the website for qualifications and to apply.
  • GIS Analyst, Austin, TX - This position will work for Austin Transportation, Ground Transportation Division and will evaluate and analyze geospatial data obtained through transportation reports and create, maintain and updates a comprehensive geographic information system.
  • GIS Analyst, Edwards AFB, CA - The GIS Analyst will coordinate and manage the standardization of U.S. Air Force base environmental spatial data. This position will be responsible for collection and evaluation of existing spatial data in various environmental programs at bases within their area of responsibility.
  • Transportation Planner and Economics Analyst, Seattle, WA - Community Attributes specialize in community and economic development, strategic planning and philanthropic and non-profit advisory services. A willingness to learn and assist in all aspects is required.
  • GIS Analyst, Fort Worth, TX - Bartlett & West is seeking an individual with extensive experience with GIS software and experience with linear Referencing Systems.
  • GIS Analyst, Mountain View, CA - 3-GIS is leading the future of Geospatial Innovation by developing smart, simple, and surprisingly affordable GIS solutions. 3-GIS is seeking to add exceptional GIS Analysts on-site at a client location in Mountain View, CA. Selected GIS Analysts will be 1099 contractors.
  • GIS Analyst, Charlotte, NC - This position supports the company enterprise mapping solution and Market Strategy/Real Estate groups through data creation and management, process improvement, map generation, GIS platform support, and special projects.
  • GIS Specialist, Salt Lake City, UT - The Senior GIS Specialist supports graphics and mapping for deliverables to MWH mining and other clients. The primary responsibilities for this role include: technical lead on mapping, develop and implement existing GIS standard practices, perform mapping and GIS support for projects, field working, and supervising junior staff.
  • GIS Analyst, Santa Clara Valley, CA - Apple is looking for a GIS Analyst to perform detailed data analysis and quality control. In addition to inspecting and analyzing data, the successful candidate will be able to drive global data quality improvements through cross-team collaboration.
  • GIS Developer, Tallahassee, FL - Exp is looking for an individual responsible for working with a team that performs GIS mapping, analysis, and data management in a fast-paced work environment.
  • GIS Analyst, Chantilly, VA - Amec Foster Wheeler is seeking a GIS Analyst to join the Chantilly, VA team. This position will involve GIS analysis and mapping support on team projects and private sector clients, particularly for water resources and environmental sectors.
  • Geo-Information Consultant, United States- Relevant experience is required in providing Geo-Information and GIS support. Experience in the oil and gas activity is preferred but not essential. An overview and understanding of the other key Geomatics disciplines such as geodesy, survey and remote sensing are important.
  • GIS Architect, Scottsdale, AZ - Implement the new GIS framework from requirements gathering, coordinate development, and architecture determination. 7-10 years of GIS experience is required for this position.
  • GIS Analyst 2, Wallops Island, VA - LJT & Associates is looking for an individual to produce GIS products using ArcGIS Desktop application and extensions, and maintain the ArcGIS server and database.
  •  Entry Level Geographer, Fairfax, VA - Dewberry is seeking a GIS professional for FEMA Flood Study and water resource related projects in their Fairfax office. This position offers great potential for professional growth and the opportunity to apply the latest technology to glood studies and water resource projects.
  • Survey and Mapping Tech II, La Verne, CA - This position will function as a member of a land surveying crew, assisting the Chief of Party. Analyze data, assist with survey projects, prepare records, design/install/maintain automated monitoring systems, and perform sit inspections.

Teaching/Faculty Positions

  • Lecturer of Geology, Williamsburg, VA - Primary responsibilities include teaching introductory geology courses, geology labs, and one or more upper level courses. This is a non-tenure-eligible track.
  •   Instructor/Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor- European History, New York, NY - The department of Social Sciences and Human Services invites applications for an instructor/Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in European History starting Fall 2015.
  •  Adjunct Faculty - Geography, Fort Wayne, IN - The adjunct faculty member will be responsible for creating a learning environment that assists students in reaching their goals and for providing effective instruction and assessment within the framework of common syllabi provided by the school.
  •  Assistant Professor - Geography, Farmingdale, NY - The Department of History and Political Science invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Geography. The candidate will develop and teach introductory and advanced courses in Geographical Information Systems and Quantitative Methods as well as courses in urban and/or physical geography.
  •  Associate Director, GIS and Space Management, Blacksburg, VA - The University of Virginia Tech is looking for an Associate Director, GIS and Space Management. This position would work closely with the Assistant Vice President in development and updating of the mission and goals for the program.
  •  Petrology, Chico, CA - The Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences is searching for a tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor to start August 2015.

Volunteer Work

  • GoEco Opportunities: Include accommodations, full board, full pre-departure and in-country assistance, training, and support.
  • Tiger and Lion Park, South Africa - The Tiger and Lion project was founded to ensure the preservation of African wildlife. Since the 1970's the population of lions in Africa has decreased by 80-90 percent, due to poaching, reduction of natural habitats, and disease. The park not only aims to breed strong and healthy animals for possible re-release, but also acts as a platform for education and conservation awareness. Most work that is done by volunteers revolves around one-on-one care of tiger and lion cubs and includes feeding, walking, and cleaning the cubs, as well as assistance with research and rehabilitation programs. 
  • Teaching and Community Developement, Cambodia - With 75% of the general population living on less than 2USD per day, local NGO's, in conjunction with the provincial education department, are working toward increasing the standard of education throughout Cambodia. Volunteers are a vital part of the program. This is a great opportunity to really immerse yourself in the culture, get to know the locals, and also have a lasting contribution to the level of education in the community. Duties can range anywhere from informal teaching, environmental awareness activities, and general maintenance and construction.
  • Permaculture and Sustainable Agriculture, Israel - The eco-farm was created around the principles of sustainable living and embracing all that nature provides for us. Volunteers will focus on four main portals of sustainable living: utilizing sustainable energy resources and recycling, sustainable gardening and agriculture methods without the use of pesticides, creating a cooperative community in which everyone pitches in, and creating public awareness through tours, workshops, seminars, and lectures. This is a unique chance to gain insight into just how powerful and resourceful our Earth can be. 

Other Positions

  • NSCRiM Scientific Programmer, University Park, Pennsylvania - The Network for Sustainable Climate Risk Management (SCRiM) seeks candidates for a scientific programmer position with a focus on integrated Earth systems modeling and analysis.  The position will be based at Pennsylvania State University.  The position will include tasks such as coupling of modeling components, processing and analysis of observational data and climate model output, development of web-enabled visualization and analysis tools, and general support of the project's cyberinfrastructure.  Must have a bachelor's degree, but a Master's or PhD is preferred, and must be proficient in Fortran, C, R, NCL, and/or Matlab.   To apply, please email ( a single PDF file (maximum 8 MB) containing a cover letter, a curriculum vitae (2-page max), a one-page publication (if applicable), and contact information with at least three references. For questions about the position, please contact: Robert Nicholas,
  • United Nations Fund for International Partnerships (UNFIP) - UNFIP is currently searching for multiple positions at different levels, including: Interpreter, Public Affairs Officer, Chief Regional Commissions NY Office, Senior Programme Officer, Transport Planner, Chief Nurse, Associate Pharmacist, Chief Medical Officer, Senior Environmental Affairs Officer, Programme Officer, Finance Officer, Research Assistant, Internship Programme. Please see site for details of each:  


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Positions Listed and Filled in the last 6 months

  • GIS Analyst, Carrollton, TX - A GIS certification from an accredited institution, ArcGIS I & II certifications from ESRI, and a minimum of 3 years of advanced analysis and reporting experience is required for this job.
  • GIS/CAD Technician, Austin, TX - This contract position works on spatial data projects supporting Maps Team engineers and other FTEs.
  • GIS Technician, Central Point, OR - Organize a wide variety of data and develop and maintain sewer and storm system data within the Geographic Information System.
  • Adjunct Instructor- Physical Geography - This part-time teaching position is at Raritan Valley Community College in Somerville, NJ. The instructor will primarily teach Introduction to Physical Geography. Master's degree in area of specialty and teaching experience required.
  • Adjunct- Geography - Located in Arlington, VA, this teaching position is at Marymount University. The school of Arts and Sciences is seeking an instructor to teach Introduction to Geography - a course that covers the areas of physical, historical, cultural, and political geography. Must have Master's degree in Geography with at least 18 graduate credits in Geography.
  • Entry-level Geologist - Located in Minneapolis, MN, this position is with URS Corporation.  Must have Bachelor's degree in geology or related discipline. Must also have general knowledge of geology, environmental science principles, and local systems, as well as of state and federal environmental regulatory framework. Must be able to write in a clear and concise manner.
  • GIS Specialist - Located in Rosenberg, TX, this position is with the City of Rosenberg.  Position will be responsible for assisting with development and maintenance of the City's GIS by adding new subdivision parcels and utility infrastructure, and creation of additional mapping layers and databases as necessary.  Must have Bachelor's degree in GIS, Geography or a related field and 2+ years experience in GIS. Must have knowledge of AutoCAD, ArcInfo, and ArcView. 


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