Mentor Program

Contact Jennifer Nocerino with any mentor program questions.

Undergraduate and graduate students may take advantage of these opportunities to connect with seasoned professionals willing to share their experience, wisdom, and guidance.

Women in Geology Mentor Program

Subaru of America, Inc.Sunday, 18 October, 12:00–1:30 pm
Oregon Convention Center, Oregon Ballroom 203
Sponsored by Subaru of America, Inc. and the GSA Foundation

A mentoring program sponsored by Subaru will address the issues faced by women in geology. This social hour begins with a few key women speakers, followed by a relaxing forum for socializing, sharing ideas and meeting other women in geology. Appetizers will be provided. Registration not required.

Speakers include: Lori Summa, ExxonMobil; and Jaime Barnes, Winner of the 2008 Subaru Outstanding Woman in Science Award. The Master of Ceremonies for this event will be Judy Parrish, GSA Past President.

Geology in Government Mentor Program

GSA FoundationMonday, 19 October, 11:30 am–1:00 pm
Oregon Convention Center, Oregon Ballroom 201
Sponsored by the GSA Foundation

A FREE lunch for undergraduate and graduate students. This event, sponsored by the GSA Foundation, 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. Registration not required.

Agencies include: Grand Canyon National Park, Library of Congress, NASA, NSF, USGS, Wisconsin Geological Survey and the GSA Congressional Science Fellow.

Geology in Industry Mentor Program
ExxonMobil
Alpha Natural Resources
Chevron

Tuesday, 20 October, 11:30 am–1:00 pm
Oregon Convention Center, Oregon Ballroom 201
Sponsored by Chevron, ExxonMobil and the Alpha Natural Resources Company through the GSA Foundation

A FREE lunch for undergraduate and graduate students. This event, sponsored by Chevron, ExxonMobil, and the Alpha Natural Resources Company 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 companies. Registration not required.

Companies include: Chevron, ExxonMobil, Alpha Natural Resources, Leggette, Brashears & Graham, Inc., and Teck Resources Limited.

John Mann Mentors in Applied Hydrogeology Program

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. ticked the box on their GSA membership application indicating their professional interest in hydrology/hydrogeology, AND
  2. registered for the Annual Meeting by 14 September 2009.

The lucky recipients of these tickets will have the chance to meet with some of the nation’s most distinguished hydrogeologists. FREE tickets will be awarded to the first 25 students who respond to an e-mail invitation, based on the eligibility criteria above. Registration required. Date TBA.

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