OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS

Student Volunteers

Opportunities exist for students to volunteer to assist with sessions and/or registration at the meeting. Such students will receive free full-conference registration for approximately 8-10 hours of volunteering. Interested students should contact Kevin Williams [] if interested. Spots are limited so act quickly.

Mentor Programs

Roy J. Shlemon Mentor Program in Applied Geoscience.
Cosponsored by GSA Foundation.
Thurs.-Fri., 27-28 March, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Check at the onsite registration desk for location.
This interactive and informative program for undergraduate and graduate students, led by professional geoscientists, will cover real-life issues, including professional opportunities and challenges that await students after graduation. Plan to attend both free luncheons to hear different presenters each day. Students will receive free lunch tickets in their registration packet to attend both Shlemon Programs, but space is limited: first come, first served.
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The John Mann Mentors in Applied Hydrogeology Program.
Cosponsored by GSA Foundation.
Thurs., 27 March, 5-6:30 p.m. Check at the onsite registration desk for location.
This early evening event presents mentoring opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates, who have an interest in applied hydrogeology or hydrology as a career to interact and network with practicing hydrogeologic professionals. This program is a focused, small-scale event that features free pizza for participants. Every student will receive a dinner ticket in his or her registration packet to attend the Mann Program, but space is limited: first come, first served.
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Travel Grants

Travel grants are available from the GSA Northeastern Section in cooperation with the GSA Foundation. These grants are open to both undergraduate and graduate students who are GSA Members currently enrolled in Northeastern Section schools, and are presenting oral or poster papers at this meeting. You must register for the meeting before you can apply for a travel grant.

Application Deadline: 18  February 2008
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Questions may be directed to GSA Northeastern Section Secretary-Treasurer, Stephen Pollock, .

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