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Department of Geosciences - Jobs, Internships, & Career Opportunities

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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

  • The City of Hays - Ellis County and Hays has openings for internships this year. These positions are temporary, limited to 120 working hours per position. The work hours are flexible to accommodate student coursework and secondary jobs. Typical responsibilities would include data acquisition from agencies who operate in Ellis County, digitization, simple spatial analysis, document scanning, document hyperlinking, and large-format printing. For more details contact Eamonn Coveney at 785-628-7390.
  •  Kansas - Department of Agriculture - Applications are now being accepted for the Summer 2015 Interns. The Agricultural Commodities Assurance Program (ACAP) is requesting an intern to assist with the new program standards for Food and Drug Administration. Interested individuals may apply for the program at
  •  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

  • Geologist, Fillmore, UT - As a geologist in the Fillmore Field Office the individual will serve as the program manager and technical expert for solid materials exploration and leasing activities. Other duties as assigned.
  •   Geologist, Columbus, OH - This position will log and classify soil, stage/log samples, perform reconnaissance of the job sites, and perform other duties as assigned.
  •  Staff Hydrogeologist, New Jersey, NJ - Haley & Aldrich, Inc. is seeking an individual to lead geological and hydrogeological investigation work on projects and to integrate field data into the development of Conceptual Site Models with the objective to design an overall solution to meet the clients' needs.
  •  Entry Level Geotechnical Engineer, Tulsa, OK - Immediate job duties will include supporting the existing geotechnical operations, utilizing CAD to prepare various figures for geotechnical reports, performing field testing, entering subsurface information, and geotechnical logging of subsurface conditions.
  •  Junior Environmental Scientist, Boston, MA - The purpose of this role is to perform, under the direction of a project manager, environmental field investigations, report writing and other project related tasks associated with hazardous waste site investigation, remediation, and other physical or natural science based project work.
  •  Environmental Geologist or Hydrogeologist, Greenville, S.C. - The TRC Greenville, SC office is seeking a talented, motivated, and experienced Environmental Geologist or Hydrogeologist to assist with scoping and implementing hydrogeologic and site contamination investigations and remedial measures.
  •   Environmental Scientist, Topeka, KS - This position reviews and evaluates technical work plans, proposals and reports for completeness, accuracy, and technical adequacy for moderately complex projects.
  •  Geologist, Oklahoma City, OK - The Geologist, under minimal supervision, performs complex duties related to detailed mapping projects in various geographic areas. Undertakes simulations, including the evaluation of original pool resource in place, evaluation of current depletion methods, and evaluations of enhanced recovery, for both oil and gas operations.
  •  Geologist (Field), Denver, CO - Contract for 6 months; then probably FT.
  •  Junior to Mid-Level Geologist, Kennesaw, GA - The successful candidate will work on a variety of site investigation/remediation projects at industrial/commercial sites and/or government installations and conduct site assessment for real estate transactions.
  •  Oil and Gas Specialist, Oklahoma - Positions in this job 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.
  •  Hydrogeochemist, Denver, CO - The Lakewood, Colorado office of Golder Associates, Inc. is seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated entry-level Hydrogeochemist to join its dynamic team. The successful candidate will support hydrogeochemistry-related projects and proposal efforts for mining, oil and gas, power, and solid waste.
  •  Environmental Field Technician, Pittsburgh, PA - The successful candidate must have an AS degree in Environmental Engineering/Science, Geology, or Hydrogeology. In addition, the candidate should possess 1-2 years demonstrated field experience.
  •  Core Analysis Lab Specialist, United States - Core Analysis Lab Specialist perform well-site, conventional, and special core analyses to help characterize the reservoir and its behavior.
  •  Entry Level Project Geologist, Atlanta, GA - Leidos is seeking an environmental project geologist to support soil and groundwater monitoring, investigation and remediation for portfolio of petroleum sites located in the southeastern United States.
  •   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 base state and transport analysis, and identifies data gaps and data needs leading to development of a Conceptual Site Model.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  •  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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • GIS Scientist III - Spatial Data Analyst, Golden, CO - The National Renewable Energy Laboratory is looking for an analyst to work with spatial datasets, raster and vector, in the ESRI Environment as well as Python scripting.
  • ArcGis Mapping Associate, San Diego, CA - Responsibilities include reading and reviewing maps, edit and update enterprise GIS feature classes, design and produce hard copy and digital maps, answer inquires and furnish information to the company, compiles and maintains various logs, records, and reports.
  • Geoscientist, Boulder, CO - The geoscientist will support mining and energy sectors by geostatistics, 3D geologic modeling and 3D visualization.
  • Geographic Information Specialist, Cincinnati, OH - the Geographic Information Specialist will be under the direction of the Vice President - Area Research; the Specialist will provide graphic and cartographic support for the department and corporate research projects.
  • Applications System Specialist, Suitland, MD - The Applications System Specialist will provide support to the data dissemination function of the DataWeb and Applications Staff within the US Census Bureau.
  • Cartographer, Springfield, VA - Required Qualifications include: 3-20 years of experience, expertise and experience in geography, cartography, and GIS, expertise in creating shapefiles, geo-databases, and features, knowledge of geospatial analysis software suites, knowledge of digital cartography, image processing, GIS, geospatial production techniques and NGA digital data formats, and expertise in preparing source material for digitizing, attribution, and extractive vectors from stereo imagery or elevation data.
  • GIS Engineer, Troy, MI - As a Geographic Information System (GIS) Application Specialist you are responsible for researching, planning, managing, implementing, and supporting all GIS Applications (ESRI) and related GIS functionality as part of the New World Systems' Public Safety solutions.
  • GIS Analyst, Odessa, TX - Under basic supervision, assists with the operations and maintenance of the City's Geographic Information System (GIS); reviews and verifies acquired data, updates and maintains the large, complex multi-layered digital spatial data system, and assists with customer services.
  • GIS/Utility Mapping Coordinator, Gainesville, GA - Develops, implements, coordinates, and maintains Public Utilities GIS programs. Coordinates and maintains Public Utilities existing computerized mapping program. Coordinates the development of graphical exhibits and PowerPoint presentations for City Council meetings, public meetings, and other departmental events.
  • GIS Analyst, Raleigh, NC - This position is assigned to the GIS Unit. The analyst specializes in GIS technology with a strong understanding of GIS sit analysis, networking, geocoding, population analysis, and LRS integration.
  • GIS Specialist and Data Manager, New York, NY - Under supervision of the NAC Senior Project Manager and working in close collaboration with the NYC Parks Analytics Division, the GIS Specialist and Data Manager will provide GIS and data management support to the Natural Areas Conservancy team including cartography, GIS and non-spatial data analysis, database management.
  • GIS Analyst, Williamsport, PA - Larson Design Group is seeking a GIS Analyst to work closely with the GIS Coordinator to provide leadership and support in developing spatial data management solutions and analysis.
  • GIS Specialist, San Francisco, CA - Konectors is looking for an entry-level senior GIS Specialist, for a 1-2 year project in the San Francisco Bay area.
  • GIS Professional, Chicago, IL - LocusView is seeking a GIS Professional to assist with the development, testing, and deployment of mobile GIS technologies for collecting field data. Responsibilities include configuring hardware and software, troubleshooting with clients, providing IT support, developing and delivering training materials, and conducting demonstrations in the field.
  • Electric GIS Technician, Bellevue, WA - The Electric GIS Technician is responsible for creating, updating and maintaining maps by CAD, GIS, or manual drafting that is in accordance with PSE's standards, guidelines and practices.
  • GIS Project Specialist, Los Angeles, CA - The Project Specialist is expected to provide programming, data analysis, mapping, and writing support as part of a team supporting Professor John Wilson and colleagues working on research, teaching, and communications projects in the Spatial Sciences Institute.
  • Geospatial Analyst, Mclean, VA - Provide geospatial analysis services; be responsible for providing all support services and products required to complete the detailed description of work and responsibilities; extract and/or acquire geospatial information, derivative information and multi-INT data for analysis and visualization to solve problems and enhance the knowledge of intelligence issues.
  • GIS Developer, Pittsburgh, PA - The GIS Developer will need experience with ESRI, Geographic Information System Application Development, and NET ArcGIS.
  • 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.

Teaching/Faculty Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Richmond, KY - The Department of Geography and Geology invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 2015. The colleague should have academic training and practical experience in the field of groundwater hydrogeology to complement the department's environmentally-focused geosciences programs.
  •   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.
  •  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:  


Resources and Listings of job clearinghouse websites


Positions Listed and Filled in the last 6 months

  • 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.
  •  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.


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