2022 JRDI College Internships

JRDI College Internships
JRDI College Internships
JRDI College Internships
JRDI College Internships


We are offering three internships during the summer season of 2022.  The internship runs for  weeks, from July 1st to August 8th.  It comprises three weeks in the field where you will learn how to organize and operate an expedition and field excavation procedures, and one week in the lab learning fossil preparation techniques.  This internship offers an education you cannot receive in a classroom setting.

Here is a list of some of the schools attended by our past interns:

Rutgers University – USA                                                                 Augustana  College – USA

University of Virginia – USA                                                         University of Georgia – USA

Princeton University – USA                                                      Plymouth University – England

Ithaca College – USA                                                                      Skidmore College – USA

South Dakota School of Mines – USA                                     University of Wyoming – USA

University of Montana – USA                                                  University of Colorado – USA

Carlton College –USA                                                                   University of Texas – USA

University of Arizona – USA                                                     Texas Tech University – USA

San Diego State University – USA                                        Montana State University – USA

University of Northern Arizona – USA                                U.C. Davis – USA

To qualify for consideration, you must currently be enrolled in an accredited school with a declared major in one the following earth sciences: paleontology, geology, evolutionary biology, or zoology.  If you are selected, we also will need your school advisor to approve your internship and to provide us with a written notice of support.

There is a tuition fee of $995.00 US for the internship.  You are responsible for your travel (airfare) expenses to and from Billings, MT.  We will arrange host housing (at no cost to the student) while you are in Billings, MT. during the one week of lab work.

If you think that you qualify and are interested please answer the following questions and email it to:  nate@jrdi.net.

You may receive a further questionnaire from our selection committee that will help us in the selection process.


  1. Your age:
  2. School and year of expected graduation:
  3. Major:
  4. Contact Information (telephone, email address, physical address):
  5. State, in no more than three sentences, why you are interested in a JRDI internship: