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Opportunities for Students

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The USGS St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center is part of one of the largest marine science communities in the nation. Our Center is staffed with geologists, oceanographers, microbiologists, ecologists, bio-geochemists, geographic information system (GIS) specialists, and scientific and administrative support staff who conduct research globally. Scientific field work is uncovering information and trends regarding coastal vulnerability to extreme storms, coral reef health, and impacts of climate and environmental change such as sea-level rise and ocean acidification in the Gulf of Mexico, Florida, the Caribbean and western Atlantic region, and the Arctic Ocean.

Volunteering and College Students

What a great way to build up your resume and learn new skills! For information about volunteer opportunities at USGS St. Petersburg Science Center, contact—Robin Davis, 727-502-8061

Across the Nation

The USGS serves the Nation by providing impartial, reliable scientific information to describe and understand the Earth; minimize loss of life and property from natural disasters; manage water, biological, energy, and mineral resources; and enhance and protect our quality of life.

The USGS offers diverse employment opportunities for students in biology, hydrology, computer science, cartography, geology, science journalism and communications, graphic arts, administration, and many other fields.

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