Lithium Americas Corporation is hiring paid student interns for the summer of 2020. Successful applicants will work with the geological exploration team to identify sedimentary lithium deposits in the United States and develop detailed models of their origins. Internship responsibilities will include: (1) extensive field geological mapping; (2) sample collection, preparation, and geochemical analysis; (3) GIS desktop mapping; (4) synthesis of field and geochemical data; and (5) writing of reports. During mapping campaigns, interns will be performing field work in hot, arid conditions and often camping in the evenings. A monthly stipend of $2,500 will be provided.
Interested applicants should fill out the Summer 2020 Exploration Internship Application Form on the Lithium Americas website, https://www.lithiumamericas.com/contact/careers/. Please fill out all portions of the application form, and include PDF versions of your cover letter and CV. Email the application form, cover letter, and CV as a single PDF document to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications close on 13 March 2020.
For additional information or inquiries, please contact Lithium Americas' Lead Global Exploration Geologist, Tom Benson (email@example.com).
Lithium Americas is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.
Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in earth science and be working towards (or recently finished) a graduate degree in economic geology, sedimentary geology, volcanology, petrology, geochemistry, structural geology, or a related discipline. Experience with field mapping and GIS systems is required.
About Lithium Americas Corporation
Lithium Americas is developing the Caucharí-Olaroz lithium project under construction in Jujuy, Argentina through a 50/50 joint operation with Ganfeng Lithium Co. Ltd. In addition, Lithium Americas is advancing the 100% owned Thacker Pass lithium project located in Nevada, the largest known lithium deposit in the United States. The Company trades on both the Toronto Stock Exchange and on the New York Stock Exchange, under the ticker symbol “LAC”.