Exploration Internship

Employer
Pray & Company
Location
Reno, Nevada (US)
Salary
Monthly Stipend of $3,000 + housing and travel
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

Winter 2021-2022 Field Exploration Internship

Lithium Americas is a development-stage company with a focus on developing a sustainable, 
diversified supply of lithium chemicals that underpin the future of energy storage and mobile 
transportation. We unlock value through safe operation of our sites, understanding the key value 
drivers and needs of our customers and the communities in which we operate, and taking an 
innovative and practical approach to the challenges we face. We work closely as an organization and 
with key stakeholders to deliver solutions.

Role

The Winter 2021-2022 Field Exploration Interns will work with the Lithium Americas geological 
exploration team to characterize the geology of sedimentary lithium resources in the United States.
Successful applicants will be tasked with field-based geological mapping, collecting samples for 
geochemical analysis, synthesizing field and laboratory data, creating high-quality digital 
geological maps and cross sections, and writing reports. The internship will be field based 
(remote) with some desktop work at the Lithium Nevada office in Reno, Nevada. The internship is 
expected to last approximately November 2021 - March 2022 (flexible). Housing, a monthly stipend of 
$3,000 USD, and relocation expenses will be provided.

Requirements

•     Completed Bachelor’s Degree in Earth Science, Geology, Structural Geology, 
Sedimentology, Volcanology, Geochemistry, or a related discipline. Candidates who have completed or 
are working towards graduate degrees in Earth Science are strongly preferred.
•     Extensive field experience with mapping complex geological structures is mandatory.
•     A strong understanding of sedimentary geology, stratigraphic principles, ArcGIS 
software and Adobe Illustrator are required.
•     Commitment to safe field practices.
•     Comfortable with working in a variety of field conditions and operating heavy 
machinery.
•     Be highly motivated: be curious, think outside the box, have high energy, and 
deliver creative solutions.
•     Be a team player: have outstanding communication and organizational skills, be 
flexible, motivate team members.

Application Instructions and Additional Information

Interested applicants should fill out the Winter 2021-2022 Field 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 upload your cover letter, CV, and an example of a 
geological map you have created as PDF documents. Applications must be received by October 22, 
2021. Interviews for qualified applicants will take place October 25 – 29, 2021. For additional 
information, please contact
Lithium Americas’ Manager of Global Exploration, Tom Benson at tom.benson@lithiumamericas.com.

Lithium Nevada Corp. (LNC) is a subsidiary of Lithium Americas Corp. (LAC). Lithium Americas Corp. 
is a Canadian publicly listed company with two advanced-stage lithium development projects, in 
Argentina and Nevada, USA. We value diversity in the workplace and are committed to employment 
equity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates.
 

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