SME Scholarship Opportunity

The Northern Nevada Section of the Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (NNSME) is
now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Scholarship Program. These scholarships are cash
awards, available to undergraduate and graduate students in the University of Nevada Mackay
School of Mines degree programs of study. Past awards have varied from $500 to $1,500 per
recipient. The deadline for submittal of applications is Monday, June 11, 2018. Applications
time/date stamped or postmarked by that date will be accepted. Late applications will not be
considered. Successful applicants will be notified of awards in August. Please note that you must
attend the September 11, 2018 Northern Nevada SME meeting to be awarded your scholarship. Continue reading ‘SME Scholarship Opportunity’ »

GIS Specialist

Company Name: Geopros


Title:  GIS Specialist
Location:  Reno, NV
Description: Geopros’ client is seeking a GIS Specialist to be responsible for producing thematic maps and figures for the Company deliverables and providing GIS assistance to the technical staff. The GIS Specialist’s primary role is to produce maps to supplement various environmental permitting and assessment documents created by the Company’s technical staff. They will manage spatial data, manipulate GIS layers, and produce cartographic maps. They will also update, maintain, upload, transfer, and analyze data from the Company’s Global Positioning Systems (GPS) (Garmin and Trimble) units. The GIS Specialist will occasionally participate in business development opportunities and marketing as needed. Continue reading ‘GIS Specialist’ »

Public Service Intern 1 – NDOT – Information Technology

Company Name: Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT)


Title: Public Service Intern 1 – NDOT – Information Technology
Location: Carson City, NV

Public Service Interns receive training and complete a variety of assignments in staff activities directly relating to their major course of study while enrolled in an educational institution.
Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.
This position is located in Carson City within the Information Technology Division.

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Environmental Representative, S&ER – Phoenix

Company Name: Newmont Mining Corporation


Title:  Environmental Representative, S&ER – Phoenix
Location:  Battle Mountain, NV

Join a strong, experienced team where you can contribute to Newmont’s social responsibility by ensuring
compliance with environmental permits and plans. This position requires strong interpersonal skills required to
build positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. If you are looking for a job where
you can make a difference within the company and to the community, this is the job for you. Continue reading ‘Environmental Representative, S&ER – Phoenix’ »

NAAMLP Scholarship Opportunities


The following scholarship opportunity was sent to us from the National Association of Abandoned Mine Land Programs. It is geared toward students who wish to pursue a career in mine land reclamation. You can find the official flyer attached to the bottom of this post. Good luck!


The National Association of Abandoned Mine Land Programs (NAAMLP) is non-profit, professional organization that promotes the reclamation and restoration of lands affected by past mining throughout the nation.  Our website is where you can find more about our organization.

The NAAMLP offers 4 scholarships of $2500 each.  Three scholarships are available to undergraduates students and one is available to a graduate student.  The details and eligibility are further described in the attached scholarship application.

Please distribute the application to individuals or departments that may have an interest in these scholarship opportunities.

Mike Garner

Chairman, NAAMLP Scholarship Committee

2018 Scholarship Flyer

Summer GIS/Asset Management Internship Program 2018-Paid Internship

Company Name: Carson City Public Works Department


Title: Summer GIS/Asset Management Internship Program 2018
Location:  Carson City, NV
Description: Carson City Public Works is made up of several divisions that work together as a team to improve and maintain all facilities for the Consolidated Municipality of Carson City. Carson City Public Works takes pride in its ability to work with the public by providing outstanding customer service. The Public Works Department provides public services by maintaining and improving all public facilities and utilities such as water/wastewater, storm drain systems, and street systems, as well as managing capital projects, supporting the City’s asset management
program, and maintaining geographic information systems (GIS) for Carson City. Carson City Public Works has an available GIS/Asset Management internship position in the Engineering division for the summer of 2018. Continue reading ‘Summer GIS/Asset Management Internship Program 2018-Paid Internship’ »

2018 Summer Internship-GIS

Company Name: Freeport McMoRan


Title: 2018 Summer Internship-GIS
Location:  Phoenix, AZ

Freeport-McMoRan is a premier U.S.-based natural resources company with an industry leading global portfolio of mineral assets.
Freeport-McMoRan’s internship program is tailored to students and recent graduates with mining-related degrees.  Internships typically run mid-May thru mid-August as well as the fall and spring semesters.  Our intern program has been referred to as one of the top programs in the mining industry. By providing structure and access to top minds and technology in mining today, our internship will provide you the skills and experience to help prepare you for a successful career.

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Mining Engineer

Company Name: Fairmount Santrol


Title: Mining Engineer
Location:  Kermit, Texas
Description: Fairmount Santrol has immediate openings for Mining or Minerals Related Engineers at its industrial sand plants in Texas as well as our upper Midwest based facilities. Continue reading ‘Mining Engineer’ »

Environmental Analyst

Company Name: San Francisco Estuary Institute and The Aquatic Science Center


Title: Environmental Analyst
Location:  San Francisco Bay Area, CA

SFEI is seeking an Environmental Analyst to work in the Clean Water Program. This is a full-time position for a candidate with a Bachelor’s degree in a pertinent scientific field and work experience in water quality issues, particularly environmental chemistry/environmental engineering.

The Environmental Analyst will be a member of the Clean Water Program at SFEI and will support diverse monitoring and research activities undertaken by the Regional Monitoring Program (RMP) and other Clean Water projects. SFEI is the premier aquatic science institute in the San Francisco Bay Area. Since the early 90s, we have been providing independent science to keep the aquatic systems of the Bay and beyond healthy and thriving.

In general, the Environmental Analyst must be able to: (1) assist in management of projects and committees of stakeholders; (2) collect, review and synthesize data and information from various sources; (3) have the ability to work well in teams as well work independently with general direction from senior scientific staff; and (4) communicate findings effectively in presentations, reports, memoranda, and scientific journals. Continue reading ‘Environmental Analyst’ »