Become a Virtual Intern with AAPG Education and Professional Development

Gain valuable experience and develop your skills by becoming a virtual intern with the Education and Professional Development Department. Put your web and research skills to good use as you help advance the science and energy education. You can also diversify your skills, gain knowledge in new areas, and demonstrate your creativity and research / analytical acumen. We’re eager to hear your ideas and work with you!


** Must be a member of AAPG

** Self-starter

** Have access to Internet

** Good research skills

** Good Internet skills

** Familiar with the goals and objectives of the AAPG

** Familiar with the Internet

Please note that the following skills are very desirable: the ability to create and edit graphics, work with blogs and podcasts, post comments and information on blogs and events calendars throughout the web, evaluate information in information repositories, set up blogs, wikis, informal web conferences, e-galleries of great graphics, and other collaborative activities.

What will you do? You will have a choice based on your interests and objectives…

** Internet-based projects

** Internet research: events calendars, association events, coordination

** Website design

** Web updates and releases

** Oil industry-related research

** Virtual event design

** Alternative and renewable energy research

** Blog entries

** Facebook / Linked in / MySpace updates

** New technologies

** e-galleries of great outcrops

** e-galleries of 3D visualization

** e-galleries of great maps, cross-sections, images, visual interpretations

** Information repository evaluation

What will you get?

** Certificate of successful completion

** Letter of recommendation from us

** Brief report if you need it to satisfy internship requirements for a course or program

** Name / photo on Education website

To apply, please send an email and bio sketch to Dr. Susan Nash at

** Are you writing a research paper or doing research for your master’s thesis?  Please take a look at the video and consider problems with secondary sources.  ***

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