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Working With Us

There are a variety of ways to interact with the USGS and its science. We invite you to explore the following information about doing business with us, partnering with our science programs, and being part of the USGS workforce.

Internships and student employment

The NJ WSC offers diverse employment opportunities for students in biology, hydrology, computer science, geographic information systems, geology, administration, and many other fields. Many NJ WSC employees have begun their career with the USGS by working as student intern during the summer. Student interns work on a variety of field and office tasks depending on their skills, education and goals.

Resumes can be sent to:

New Jersey Water Science Center, Director

3450 Princeton Pike, Suite 110

Lawrenceville, NJ 08648



Volunteers use their spare time to help the environment by assisting WSC staff with a variety of basic field and office tasks. Many high school students meet class requirements for civic support at the NJ WSC.

If you don't have a personal contact with the NJ WSC staff; Connect with a Section Chief or the Assistant Director about your interests.




All of our employment opportunities, except for student jobs, are posted at USAJOBS. You can set up searches and notifications. Make sure to set up your resume in USAJOBS in advance of applying if you are interested in USGS employment.



Business Opportunities: The USGS is interested in forming cooperative partnerships with organizations from all levels of government and industry. The following links provide information about doing business and partnering with USGS.

Cooperative Agreements: The USGS works with many other Federal agencies and the private sector to accomplish its science mission through formal memorandums of understanding and memorandums of agreement.

Learn more.