The GSA Center for Professional Excellence supports the growth and excellence of geoscientists throughout their career trajectory.



Fund your research, travel, studies, and fieldwork.


Expand your knowledge through a short course, field trip, or webinar.


Enhance your skills with a career-building experience.


Connect with a diverse community through mentoring and networking.


Be a leader and find opportunities to serve and advocate for the geosciences.


Foster a culture of integrity and professional ethics.


Browse the Geoscience Job Board to discover the next step in your geoscience career.


Current Opportunities

Awards for Geochronology Student Research

Awards for Geochronology Student Research—Diversity in Geochronology (AGeS-DiG) seeks creative geochronology projects to engage and educate students at any level who have not historically had equal access to geochronology data and training. Seven to ten awards of up to $18,000 will be provided.

Deadline: 1 Oct.

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GSA Connects 2023 Short Courses

Learn a new topic, build your skills, and network with peers and professionals. Select courses offer perks like special pricing, scholarships, travel grants, and free ebooks for students and early career professionals. Offered at GSA Connects and GSA Section Meetings.

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GSA Connects 2023 Field Trips

Join your colleagues in the field to learn about ground-breaking research in a new region. GSA field trips are designed to be educational, interesting, and fun!

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