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ESA-USGS Cooperative Summer Fellowships

The Ecological Society of America is pleased to partner with the US Geological Survey to offer summer fellowships to field-trained undergraduates for whom it will be a transformative experience. Students must be nominated by faculty/directors of field courses or field programs. Nominations are open from September – October each year.

Federal Agencies Want Your Students

Faculty from Minority-Serving Institutions are especially encouraged to nominate students. Don’t let travel and housing be an issue. There are virtual positions available!!

The recording of the USGS Cooperative Summer Fellowship program information session is available on YouTube


The Ecological Society of America is pleased to partner with the National Park Service, Conservation Legacy and Geological Society of America to promote and manage the Scientists in Parks┬áprogram. Exploring Ecological Careers – a series in ESA’s Frontiers in Ecology and Environment journal. Call for Authors. EcologyPlus – an NSF INCLUDES funded pilot project developed in the Washington DC-Maryland area to connect diverse college students and early career scientists with timely and relevant career opportunities and a community of peers and professionals in ecology and related careers across all sectors.