Opportunities for STUDENTS

Student Mentoring Programs

These mentor programs are sponsored by the GSA Foundation.
Questions? Go to GSA Mentors page or contact Jennifer Nocerino, .

Roy J. Shlemon Mentor Program in Applied Geoscience.
Thurs.–Fri., 24–25 April, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Free meal included.
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.
The John Mann Mentors in Applied Hydrogeology Program.
Thurs., 24 April, 5–6:30 p.m. Free meal included.
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.

Travel Grants

Please check the eligibility requirements before applying. You must be registered for the meeting before you can apply for a grant. Contact John P. Szabo, , if you have questions.

Travel Grants Application deadline:
17 March 2008


The local committee and officers of GSA’s North-Central Section would like to provide free registration to a limited number of earth science students in return for ~6 hours of volunteer work. Contact student volunteer coordinator Joseph A. DiPietro, , for information.

Volunteer deadline: 1 March 2008

Student Awards

Awards will be given for best student oral presentation and best student poster presentation. Students must be lead authors and presenters.


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