Geoscientists in Canadian National Parks
Geologist in Residence – Pukaskwa National Park
August 15-28, 2021


The Geologist-in-Residence program is delivered in partnership with the Canadian Federation of Earth Sciences and Parks Canada. It is an opportunity available to an Earth Science Specialist or Communicator, Practicing or Retired Geologist, or Upper Level Post-Secondary Student studying Geoscience at a Canadian University. “The Geologist-in-Residence” is a volunteer position. Travel, food, and accommodation costs incurred by the Volunteer are sponsored.

The Geologist-in-Residence will spend their residency serving as a Parks Canada volunteer. During this time the Volunteer will educate Park visitors and staff about the geological formations and phenomena of the Park by delivering programs and presentations.

The role of the Geologist-in-Residence is to highlight the significant geological evidence and history on display within Pukaskwa National Park and how it relates to the wider region. The Geologist-in-Residence will serve as a trainer for Staff to learn and gain confidence in speaking about geology and geomorphology with the Public.

For more information on the goals, objectives and scope of work of the Geologist-in-Residence, please download the full opportunity description.

Application Process

To apply for the Geologist-in Residence position, please submit a Letter of Interest and a Curriculum Vitae to, by May 1, 2021. Applications will be reviewed by Canadian Geoscience Education Network Executive. The Geologist-in-Residence will be announced by June 15, 2021.


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