Youth and Education in Science

College Pipeline Programs

The USGS is interested in forming partnerships with minority serving institutions to provide opportunities for students through lecture series and internships. The programs began in the late 1980s with a partnership with the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez. Learn more below.

MSI Partnerships

MSI Partnerships
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Eleanour Snow

Manager, Youth and Education Programs
Office of Science Quality and Integrity - YES
Phone: 703-648-6647

Rafael Rodríguez

Senior Science and Program Advisor
USGS Office of the Regional Director
Phone: 813-498-5024

Walter Barnhardt, PhD

Supervisory Marine Geologist
Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Phone: 508-457-2355

Thomas D Byl, Ph.D.

Research Biologist
Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center
Phone: 615-837-4750