Use the button above to apply between Dec 13, 2021 and February 6, 2022


  1. US citizen or permanent resident.

  2. Undergraduates with planned date of graduation no earlier than December, 2022.

  3. Prefer completion or enrollment in a course in mineralogy, petrology, or Earth materials. Coursework in structural geology and/or field geology or field methods is useful but not necessary.


Final dates are still pending but it may begin as early as mid-June to July 1 and end at or before August 10, 2022.

We encourage applications from first-generation college students and members of under-represented groups.

Our inclusive application form prompts you to discuss your interests, whether your GPA accurately reflects your academic ability, how any disabilities you may have could be accommodated, what kind of experience you may or may not have had with people from different cultures or social backgrounds, and what socioeconomic or other hardships you have have faced or overcome.

Critical Deadlines

Application Deadline

February 6, 2022

Beginning of 6-week, Pre-Field Online Meetings

~mid March, 2022