Internship/Research/Field Courses Notices
The Geology Department receives many notices from different organizations for internships, research opportunities and field courses. The list below is updated as the notices come in (usually during Winter Term). Visit their website for more detailed information including application information.
|Program||Brief Description||Online Link|
|Rocky Mountain Field Institute
2013 Earth Corps
|This is a for-credit summer internship opportunity in the high country of Colorado||http://www.rmfi.org/|
|University of Minnesota Earth Sciences, 2013 Summer Internship Program||"Fluids in the Earth from Surface to Core" - 10-week NSF sponsored summer research program designed around the theme of "geofluids"||http://www.esci.umn.edu/dept/programs/intern.html|
|Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC)||There are 2 SCEC internship programs offered to undergraduate students who are interested in earth sciences and/or its related fields||http://www.scec.org/education/college/internships/|
|Harvard University Research Program in Ecology||Harvard Forest research focuses on the dynamics of forest ecosystems and their response to natural and human disturbances.||http://harvardforest.fas.harvard.edu/|
|NASA Planetary Geology and
Geophysics Undergraduate Research Program (PGGURP)
|We pair NASA-funded researchers with qualified undergraduates for 8 weeks during the summer.||http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~tgregg/pggurp_homepage.html|
|REU NSF-sponsored Arctic research opportunity on Svalbard||It will consist of a field component in Svalbard, Norway and a lab component at Mt. Holyoke College, Massachusetts.||https://www.mtholyoke.edu/proj/svalbard/welcome.shtml|
|Italy: Earth and Environment||Fall semester program in Geology and Environmental Science at the Geological Observatory of Coldigioco, Italy. See Professor Cam Davidson (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information||http://www.luther.edu/environmentalstudies/offcampus/italyearth/|
|The History of Climate Change and the Future of Global Governance||Summer program at Columbia University||http://globalstrategy.columbia.edu/|
|NAGT Scholarships for Field Study||Several $500 awards to undergraduate students to facilitate their study of field geoscience. Application deadline Feb. 14||http://nagt.org/nagt/programs/field_scholarships.html|
|EARTH Magazine Internship Opportunity||Combine your love of science and passion for writing with a science writing internship for summer 2013||http://www.earthmagazine.org/student-opportunities|
|Green Corps' Paid training program in environmental organizing||Green Corps is looking for college graduates who are ready to take on the biggest environmental challenges of our day. We received this notice from alum Ben Hellerstein (Carleton '12)
Organizer, Green Corps, cell: 914-420-9706 or email email@example.com
|Seafloor Mapping Internship aboard the NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer||Interns will gain hands-on at-sea experience in the operation of state of the art multibeam sonar technology, water sampling techniques, and the design of seafloor maps using sonar data and geographic software packages.||http://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventId=1139351|
|Job opening with SLR Alaska||Looking for recent graduates in the fields of geology, hydrogeology, chemistry and environmental science. We received notice from alum Allison Payne '98 (firstname.lastname@example.org)||http://www.slrconsulting.com/|
|University of MN 3-week Summer 2013 Hydrogeology Field Course||The course is designed to teach students to solve practical hydrogeologic problems by collecting and analyzing
hydrogeologic, physical, and chemical field data. Students gain proficiency using state-of-the-art equipment as they
study the surface and subsurface flow within an instrumented watershed.
|Rocky Mountain Institute Fellowship||
|Letters of application should speak to: (1)why you are interested in this position and (2)relevant academic and professional experiences.
Interested students should submit a resume, transcript, and list TWO academic and/or professional references by February 15, 2013 to the Career Center through the Tunnel. For the Career Center website, click: http://apps.carleton.edu/career/, and then click The Tunnel quick link.
Work for a green future: Apply to be an Environment America fellow. Each year, Environment America hires recent college graduates with the passion, the commitment and the talent it takes to stand up to polluters, organize public support and fight for our environmental values.
Michelle Hesterberg '11, a Carleton alum, is currently an Environment America fellow and happy to talk more about the program. You can contact her at 612-331-3315 email@example.com. Michelle will also be representing Environment America at the Minnesota Private Colleges Career Fair at the Minneapolis Convention Center Feb. 20-21. Stop by her table to find out more about our job and internship opportunities fighting for the environment!
|You can find out more about us and apply to be an Environment America fellow by visiting https://jobs.environmentamerica.org. If you’re not a senior yet, check out our internship program: http://jobs.environmentamerica.org/page/amr/internships-make-difference.|