Career Services

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Student Research, Internships & Jobs

The Jackson School is unique in its organization because students may research and work in any of our three units:  the Department of Geological Sciences, the Bureau of Economic Geology, and the Institute for Geophysics. For paid undergraduate or graduate research positions here in the Jackson School, click here.

The following is a list of some of the research and internship opportunities for all students.


Environmental, Hydrogeology & National Park Internships

U.S. Government & Research Laboratories

General Job Boards

Texas Railroad Commission Internship

Applying is a three-step process; A completed TRRC Internship application, additional documents emailed to TRRC internship contact, and a completed  application for course registration eligibility.

  • TRRC is offering internship opportunities for the Spring 2019 semester. The TRRC is a state agency charged with regulating the Oil and Gas and Alternative Fuels industries in Texas. Their mission is to serve Texas with stewardship of natural resources and the environment, provide personal and community safety, and enhance the support of the development and economic vitality for the benefit of Texans.
  • TRRC internships are unpaid and available for academic/course credit only. TRRC Interns assist in Commission projects related to permitting and regulating the Oil and Gas industry. Here are the projects for spring 2019:  Intern Projects for summer and fall 2019
    • Applicants for TRRC internships must submit a completed TRRC Internship Application
      • Completed application consists of the TRRC Internship Application; a current resume; copy of official or unofficial transcript and three scholastic and/or professional references. Email directly to TRRC Internship coordinator,
      • Students must register for course credit to be eligible for the TRRC internship. Complete this form and bring it to JGB 2.106 A (JSG Career Services Office) to complete course registration by May 30th by 3 pm. TRRC Internship Contract and Course Registration Eligibility Form
      • For more information on the Commission’s Internship Program, please see TRRC Internship webpage