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The USGS National Innovation Center (NIC) works with public and private technology partners in Silicon Valley and elsewhere to design, test, and bring into operation a new generation of technical and engineering tools to solve pressing national problems.

Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Come to Silicon Valley and work with USGS and NASA on the next generation of Drones to solve challenges here on Earth, and beyond.

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Postdoctoral Fellowship

Postdoctoral Fellowship

In fall of 2018, USGS and NASA launched an interagency postdoctoral fellowship. This jointly-funded pilot program will bring researchers to Silicon Valley to explore applications of cutting edge science and technology.

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Proposals awarded!

Proposals awarded!

With this Call for Proposals, the National Land Imaging and Innovation Centers are funding work that will fill observational gaps with new or modified UAS-deployed sensors.

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