Mentor Programs

Subaru
Supported by
Shell ExxonMobil
AWG EnPro
WOMEN IN GEOLOGY

Sun., 9 Oct., 5–6:30 p.m.,
Hilton, Symphony Ballroom 1

This GSA mentor program, sponsored by Subaru of America Inc., and supported by Shell, ExxonMobil, EnPro Assessment Corp., and the Association for Women Geoscientists, addresses issues faced by women in geology. This informal gathering begins with remarks from a few key women speakers, followed by time for networking, sharing ideas, and getting to know other women geoscientists and geosciences educators. This years speakers will be Naomi Levin (Johns Hopkins University), Suzan van der Lee (Northwestern), Mindy Erickson (Minnesota Water Science Center) and Alicia Kahn (Chevron). This years Emcee will be Heidi Hoffower (AWG President). Appetizers provided.
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Sponsored by
GSA Foundation
GEOLOGY IN GOVERNMENT

Mon., 10 Oct., 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m., Minneapolis Convention Center, Ballroom A

This popular program, supported by the GSA Foundation, features a FREE lunch for undergraduate and graduate students with a panel of mentors representing the following government agencies: Wisconsin Geological Survey, USGS, NASA, NSF, NPS, Forest Service and the BLM. These mentors will answer questions, offer advice about preparing for a career in government, and comment on the prospects for current and future job opportunities with their agencies.
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STUDENT NETWORKING LUNCHEON

Mon., 10 Oct., 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m., Minneapolis Convention Center, Ballroom B

This luncheon, supported by industry donations and organized by the YES Network, GSA, and AGI, features a FREE lunch for undergraduate and graduate students with an exciting opportunity to network with 40+ geoscience professionals. They will answer questions, offer advice about career plans, and comment on job opportunities within their fields. Come directly to Ballroom to register and gain admittance.
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Sponsored by
Chevron
ExxonMobil
Barr Engineering SEG
Alpha Natural Resources
GEOLOGY IN INDUSTRY

Tues., 11 Oct., 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m., Minneapolis Convention Center, Ballroom A

Chevron, Alpha Natural Resources, ExxonMobil, Barr Engineering and the Society of Economic Geologists support this mentor program, which features a FREE lunch for undergraduate and graduate students with a panel of mentors representing these sponsors. These mentors will answer questions, offer advice about preparing for a career in industry, and comment on the prospects for current and future job opportunities with their companies.
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JOHN MANN MENTORS IN APPLIED HYDROGEOLOGY PROGRAM

This program underwrites the cost for 25 students to attend the Hydrogeology Division Luncheon and Awards Presentation and meet some of geoscience's most distinguished hydrogeologists. Students eligible for this honor are those who have (1) indicated a professional interest in hydrology/hydrogeology on their GSA membership application; and (2) registered for the Annual Meeting by 6 September. The first 25 students who respond to an e-mail invitation on 7 September based on these criteria will receive FREE tickets for the luncheon.
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