- NASA’S Planetary Geology and Geophysics Undergraduate Research Program (PGGURP): Spend 8 weeks this summer working with a NASA-funded researcher at his home institution. Stipend, travel costs and living costs included. Previous student interns have worked at the NASA Ames wind-tunnel facility in California; used the telescope atop Manna Kea, Hawaii to observe asteroids; examined the geology of Mars at the Jet Propulsion laboratory in Pasadena, California. For more information and to apply online, visit their website: http://www.buffalo.edu/~tgregg/pggurp.html. Applications are due February 20, 2009.
- The Nature Conservancy has two summer jobs available for students (both in Iowa):
- McElroy Conservation Planning Intern – to work with the Conservancy, Iowa Dept. of Natural Resources, US Fish and Wildlife Service and the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation to promote beneficial conservation practices , as well as investigate the linkage of sinkholes to Algific Talus Slopes. The job will be located in McGregor, Iowa, and will pay $13.00/hour. Application deadline is March 6, 2009.
- Science Technician I with The Nature Conservancy – to work with the Eastern Iowa Project Director on several projects related to the restoration and management of lowland swamp white oak savanna. This job is located at their Eastern Iowa Field Office, Letts, Iowa and will pay $13-$15/hour. Application deadline is March 6, 2009