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Astrogeologists

Tips for Entry

Read publications such as the Lunar and Planetary Information Bulletin (https://www.lpi.usra.edu/publications/newsletters/lpib/) to learn more about developments in the field.

Visit the following Web sites for job listings: https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/about/careers and https://nasajobs.nasa.gov.

Join geology professional associations to access training and networking resources, industry publications, and employment opportunities.

Participate in internships or part-time jobs that are arranged by your college’s career services office. Additionally, the U.S. Geological Survey’s Astrogeology Science Center (https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/about/careers) and the Planetary Science Institute (http://www.psi.edu/epo/internships.html) offer information on internships at their Web sites.

Land an entry-level job at NASA or the U.S. Geological Survey’s Astrogeology Science Center to learn about the field and make valuable industry contacts.