For Students

NAGT offers resources and support for both undergraduate and graduate students. Undergraduates completing programs in geoscience or teacher education, graduate students who anticipate academic careers, and any students who are conducting research in geoscience education are especially encouraged to become members of NAGT.

Member benefits for students

Read more about member benefits and join NAGT today!

Undergraduate Field Courses and Scholarships

NAGT supports undergraduate students in finding and attending field courses, including in-person, hybrid, and online.

Looking for a field camp?

Browse a list of field camps offering in-person, hybrid, or online opportunities. Field camp directors and instructors add camps on an annual basis.

Scholarships for Field Study

These awards are available for students attending field courses at any time of year and can be applied to face-to-face, virtual, or hybrid courses. The intent of the awards is to support students' participation in intensive field courses in any aspect of geoscience.

Career Prep Workshop for Graduate Students

The Preparing for an Academic Career workshop is held at the annual Earth Educators' Rendezvous. Graduate students and post-docs interested an academic careers are encouraged to attend.

Career Prep Workshop Grants

Thanks to generous donations from NAGT members and donors, a fund was established to support students attending the Preparing for an Academic Career workshop held at the Earth Educators' Rendezvous.

Leadership and Career Opportunities

NAGT/USGS Cooperative Summer Fellowship Program

Started in 1965, the NAGT/USGS Cooperative Summer Fellowship Program is the longest continuously running internship program in the Earth sciences. Since it began, more than 2400 students have participated in this program with an impressive number of these individuals becoming full-time employees of the USGS. Department chairs, program heads, and field camp directors nominate students for the program.

Career Hub

Find geoscience education related job opening, postdoctoral positions, internships, assistantships, and undergraduate research opportunities in the NAGT Career Hub!

NAGT Leadership Opportunities

Several NAGT committees, divisions, and sections have student representatives. Find out more about committee composition and submit a nomination form to get involved!

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