National Science Foundation/USGS Internship Opportunities


Graduate Research Opportunities at USGS (GRO @USGS)

The National Science Foundation and USGS collaboration is designed to encourage, develop, and facilitate research opportunities at USGS for NSF-supported graduate students. Administered as supplements to current grants, a primary objective is to expose graduate students to the federal science workplace and provide career mentoring.

Current Opportunities

Current Opportunities
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Guidelines for Researchers

Guidelines for Researchers
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Other Opportunities for Students Recent Graduates

USGS opportunities via Pathways. Pathways programs, are streamlined developmental programs tailored to promote employment opportunities for students and recent graduates in the Federal workforce.

Pathways Internship Program

Recent Graduates Program

Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program


Date published: April 6, 2017

NSF-GRIP fellow to visit USGS SPCMSC for research on coral reefs

University of Hawaiʻi Ph.D. candidate, Elizabeth (Beth) Lenz, will arrive in April to work with Ilsa Kuffner (USGS Research Marine Biologist) on the Coral Reef Ecosystem Studies (CREST) project.