Mentor Program

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Geology in Industry

Sun., 27 Oct., 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m., Colorado Convention Center, Mile High Ballroom 1

This mentor program features a FREE lunch for undergraduate and graduate students with a panel of mentors representing various industries. 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.

Women in Geology

Sun., 27 Oct., 5:00 –6:30 p.m., Hyatt Regency CCC, Centennial Ballroom F

This mentor program 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. Appetizers provided.

Geology in Government

Mon., 28 Oct., 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m., Colorado Convention Center, Four Seasons Ballroom 1

This popular program provides a FREE lunch for undergraduate and graduate students with a panel of mentors representing a variety of government agencies. 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. Also, come learn more about GSA’s GeoCorps program!

Geoscience Careers Student Networking Lunch

Tues., 29 Oct., 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m, Hyatt Regency CCC, Centennial Ballroom D

GSA and AGI, along with PDAC and SEG, are hosting their 3rd annual Geoscience Careers Student Networking Lunch. Generously supported by GSA, AGI, PDAC, SEG, SEPM, AIPG and ConocoPhillips, this free lunch gives undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to bolster their networking skills by speaking with professional geoscientists from a plethora of different companies and sectors of the geoscience workforce. This informal event connects students with nearly 50 geoscience professionals who will answer questions, guide students about career opportunities and comment on job prospects within their fields. Pre-registration is necessary and students must bring their ticket to be admitted into the event.

Students who plan to attend this luncheon are required to take this survey prior to the event.

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 23 September. The first 25 students who respond to an e-mail invitation based on these criteria on 25 September will receive FREE tickets for the luncheon.

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