GeoCareers

GeoCareers

If you are entering the job market, transitioning into a new career, or are supporting someone who is, get resources and information about career pathways in the geosciences with GeoCareers.

 

GSA Geochronology Division Meeting Mentorship Program

This program will connect students who are interested in geochronology with more senior students and/or experts. Mentor pairs will have one pre-meeting interaction (email, phone, or zoom) and one interaction at the meeting.

Sign-up deadline: 9 Sept.

Mentee Sign-Up

Mentor Sign-Up

Questions? Reach out to Geochronology student representatives Emily Mixon at eemixon@wisc.edu or Stephanie Suarez at suarez.steph@utexas.edu.

GeoCareers Day

Mon., 10 Oct.

If you are entering the job market, supporting someone who is, or just want more information on the types of non-academic geoscience careers in industry or with the federal government, you’ll want to attend this series of events. Registration is required and there is a $25 fee (which includes lunch). Sign-up online when you register for the meeting.

Before you jump into the job-search process, gain an understanding of the current geoscience workforce data, including salary, employment trends, and projections. Presenters will also review the fundamentals of crafting a winning résumé and how to best utilize the USAJOBS database for applications for federal employment.

Visit agency and company booths to ask your career questions. Learn about each unique work culture and types of internships and careers available.

Meet with mentors from industry, government, and academia at roundtables during the GeoCareers Day events. The mentors will answer questions, offer advice about career plans, and comment on job opportunities within their fields.

Representatives from government and industry sectors will answer questions and offer advice in preparation for a career in these fields.

 

GeoCareers Programs

GeoCareers Corner

Everyone registered for GSA Connects 2022 is welcome to attend these GeoCareers events. These events will all be held in the GeoCareers Corner.

This informal gathering will include remarks from representatives of several non-profits who have activities of interest to early career professionals. There will be time for networking and sharing ideas on how these organizations can best serve you.

Review will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Show up early to secure your 30-minute consultation. Bring two copies of your résumé.

Mentoring will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Sign up early to secure your 30-minute consultation.

This reception provides students and early career professionals with an exciting opportunity to network with more than 40 geoscience professionals. The mentors will answer questions, offer advice about career plans, and comment on job opportunities within their fields.

This informal gathering begins with remarks from a few key women speakers who will address issues faced by women in geology. A networking session follows, providing time for sharing ideas and getting to know other women geoscientists.

Want to see what other Geology Clubs are up to? Join the Geology Club Meet-Up and chat with other representatives about their activities, goals, and accomplishments.