Opportunities for Students


Mentoring Programs

Roy J. Shlemon Mentor Program in Applied Geoscience.
Sponsored by the GSA Foundation.
Thurs., 7 May, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
This is a chance for students to discuss career opportunities and challenges with professional geoscientists from multiple disciplines. Students will find tickets in their registration packets to attend the Shlemon Program and receive a FREE lunch.
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The John Mann Mentors in Applied Hydrogeology Program.
Sponsored by the GSA Foundation.
Fri., 8 May, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
This event gives students and recent graduates with an interest in applied hydrogeology or hydrology as a career an opportunity to interact and network with professionals practicing in these fields of interest. Students will receive a ticket in their registration packets to attend this relaxed but focused small-scale event featuring a FREE lunch.
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Questions about the Mentor Program? Contact Chris McLelland, .


Volunteering

Deadline to volunteer: 1 March 2009

The local committee and section officers of GSA's Cordilleran Section are pleased to offer student volunteers free registration for the meeting in return for ~6 hours of work. Contact Rob Young for more information.


Awards

Awards will be given for best student oral (undergraduate or graduate) and poster (undergraduate only) presentations. To be eligible, students must be lead authors and presenters, and they should clearly identify their abstracts as student work.


Travel Grants

Application Deadline: 6 April 2009

Students must be GSA members affiliated with the Cordilleran Section (check your contact info), currently enrolled, and registered for the meeting in order to apply for support. If you have questions, contact Cordilleran Section secretary Joan Fryxell at +1-909-537-5311, .


Student Field Trip Grants

Application Deadline: 6 April 2009

Students may also apply for 50% grants on field trip fees. All applications must be submitted online.

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