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The National Park Service has formed several partnerships in order to administer the
Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) program.

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The Environmental Stewards (ES) is a program of Conservation Legacy. ES offers land and water management agencies and non-profit organizations opportunities to accomplish specific projects and provides individual placements for young people "Stewards" interested in gaining experience in natural and cultural resource management. For more information visit:

GSA LogoThe Geological Society of America partners with the National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service, and Bureau of Land Management to provide science-based internships on public lands. For more information visit:


Photo of Chris Ciervo at Great Basin National Park Photo of Lani Manion at Badlands National Park Photo of Joshua Johnson at Capitol Reef National Park Photo of Julia Schwarz at Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Photo of Sevon Geil at Big Thicket National Preserve Photo of William Hudacek at Gateway National Recreation Area
The GIP program responds to requests by park and central office staff for short-term assistance with geologic research, resource management, inventory, monitoring, and interpretive projects.

Last Updated: March 01, 2016