Students

MENTOR PROGRAMS

Cosponsored by the GSA Foundation.

Students will have the opportunity to discuss career prospects and challenges with professional geoscientists over a FREE lunch. [ more info ]

On To The Future

Sun., 18 May, 3–3:30 p.m., Procrastinator Theater.

This is a brief meeting for OTF participants (and their sponsors) to discuss effective mentoring relationships and networking opportunities for underrepresented students at the GSA section meeting. The goal is to accelerate the process of becoming engaged and involved members of our scientific and professional community. OTF is a new grass roots initiative of The Geological Society of America (GSA).

GSA Geoscience Career Program Workshop.

Mon., 19 May, 2–5 p.m. Max: 30.
Free — must register to attend. Jennifer Nocerino, The Geological Society of America, .

Are you about to embark on the search for a job? Or are you currently in the job market and want in increase your chances? Would you like some feedback on your résumé and some pointers on approaching your interview? The new GSA Geoscience Career Program Workshop is designed to help you begin this process. We will discuss cover letters, CVs/resumes, job hunting skills, and job market statistics.

GSA Student Feedback Session

Sponsored by GSA Council.
Wed., 21 May, lunchtime, brownbag.

Student attendees are invited to this event to discuss the state of the Society and its new initiatives. Moderated by a member of the GSA Executive Board. Refreshments will be provided.

TRAVEL GRANTS

Application deadline: 14 April

Check Your Travel
Grant Application Status

You may now check
your application status online.
 

The GSA Foundation has funds available for student travel grants. You must be registered for the meeting BEFORE you can apply. The form will be available only during the pre-registration period. Please review the eligibility guidelines.

 

VOLUNTEERING

GSA's Rocky Mountain and Cordilleran Sections will cover meeting registration for student volunteers in return for 6 hours of work. Students interested in volunteering should contact the Student Volunteer Chair, Nick Atwood.

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