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Roy J. Shlemon Mentor Program in Applied Geoscience.
Tues., 23 May, noon–1:20 p.m., HCC 327.
Students and early career professionals will have the opportunity to discuss career prospects and challenges with applied geoscientists from various sectors over a FREE lunch.
John Mann Mentors in Applied Hydrogeology Program.
Wed., 24 May, noon–1:20 p.m., HCC 327.
Students and early career professionals interested in applied hydrogeology or hydrology as a career will have the opportunity to network with professionals in these fields over a FREE lunch.
Geoscience Career Workshops
Part 1: Career Planning and Informational Interviewing.
Tues., 23 May, 9–10 a.m., HCC 327.
Your job-hunting process should begin with career planning, not when you apply for jobs. This workshop will help you begin this process and will introduce you to informational interviewing.
Part 2: Geoscience Career Exploration.
Tues., 23 May, 10–11 a.m., HCC 327
What do geologists in various sectors earn? What do they do?
What are the pros and cons to working in academia, government, and industry? Workshop presenters, and when possible, professionals in the field, will address these issues.
Part 3: Cover Letters, Résumés, and CVs.
Wed., 24 May, 9–10 a.m., HCC 327.
How do you prepare a cover letter? Does your résumé need a good edit?
Whether you are currently in the job market or not, learn how to prepare the best résumé possible. You will review numerous examples to help you learn important résumé dos and don’ts.
Application deadline: 17 April
The Cordilleran Section offers free meeting registration to student volunteers in return for a total of six hours of work at the meeting. Students interested in volunteering should contact Robert Dunn, for more information and a special registration code.
Student Travel Support
The deadline to apply has passed (17 April).
Students who are GSA members and who register for the meeting are eligible to apply for student travel grants. The application is available only during the pre-registration period.