Mentor Programs

For additional information on Mentor Programs, contact Jennifer Nocerino, .


Women in Geology — NEW!

Subaru of America, Inc.Sun., 28 Oct., noon -1:30 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Capitol Ballroom 1

A new mentoring program sponsored by Subaru will address the issues faced by women in geology. This social hour will begin with a few key female speakers, followed by a relaxing forum for socializing, sharing ideas and meeting other women in geology. Appetizers will be provided.

Speakers include:
Robbie Gries - Priority Oil & Gas
Mary Lou Zoback - Winner of the 2007 GSA Day Medal and Public Service Awards
Tanja Boask - Winner of the 2007 Subaru Outstanding Woman in Science Award

The Master of Ceremonies for this event will be:
Jean Bahr - Chair of the Outstanding Woman in Science Award Committee


Geology in Govt. Sponsor
UT - Jackson School of Geosciences
Geology in Government

Mon., 29 Oct., 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Colorado Convention Center, Four Seasons Ballroom 4

A free lunch for undergraduate and graduate students will be provided at this popular annual event, which features a select panel of mentors representing various government agencies. These mentors invite questions from the students, offer advice about preparing for a career, and comment on the prospects for current and future job opportunities within their agencies.

Agencies include:
USGS, Idaho National Laboratory, US Army Center for Health Promotion, Santa Monica National Recreation Area, Wisconsin and Colorado Geological Surves, a K-12 teacher, and writer Sarah Andrews.


Geology in Industry Sponsors
ExxonMobil
Chevron Foundation Coal, Inc.
Geology in Industry — NEW!

Tues., 30 Oct., 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Colorado Convention Center, Four Seasons Ballroom 4

A FREE lunch for undergraduate and graduate students. This new mentoring program is sponsored by ExxonMobil, Foundation Coal Company, and Chevron. This event features a select panel of mentors representing various industries. They will invite questions from the students, offer advice about preparing for a career in industry, and comment on the prospects for current and future job opportunities within their agencies.

Companies include:
Chevron, ExxonMobil, Foundation Coal, Gold Fields Exploration, Marston & Marston, Merendon Mining, Newmont Mining, Orica USA, and Pincock, Allen and Holt.


John Mann Mentors in Applied Hydrogeology Program

Tues., 30 Oct., noon –3:00 p.m.
Location to come

This program underwrites the cost for up to 25 students to attend the distinguished Hydrogeology Division Luncheon and Awards Presentation. Eligible students are those who have:

  1. Checked the box on their membership application indicating their professional interest in hydrology or hydrogeology, and
  2. Registered for the Annual Meeting by 24 September 2007.

Tickets will be awarded to the first 25 students who respond to an e-mail invitation, based on the eligibility criteria noted here. The lucky recipients of these free tickets will have the chance to meet with some of the nation's most distinguished hydrogeologists.

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