On to the Future (OTF)

On to the Future (OTF) Meeting. 1:151:30 p.m., Yankee Hill 3, Cornhusker Marriott. Discussion of mentoring and networking opportunities for underrepresented students at the GSA section meeting.

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.

Roy J. Shlemon Mentor Program in Applied Geoscience
Thursday, 24 April, lunchtime.
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Mann Mentors in Applied Hydrogeology Program
Friday, 25 April, lunchtime.
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GSA Geoscience Career Program Workshop

Wed., 23 Apr., 3–6 p.m. FREE. Limit: 30

Are you about to embark on a job search? 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/résumés, job-hunting skills, and job-market statistics.

Student Awards

Awards will be given for the best student presentations. To be eligible, students must be lead authors and presenters, and should be capable of answering detailed questions about the research. These awards are sponsored by the North-Central Section of GSA.

Student Travel Grants

Application Deadline: 24 March

Check Your Travel
Grant Application Status

You may now check
your application status online.

Please review the eligibility guidelines.
You must be registered for the meeting BEFORE applying for a travel grant.


The North Central Section of GSA offers free meeting registration to student volunteers in return for two shifts of ~4 to 5 hours of work at the meeting. Students interested in volunteering please contact the Student Volunteer Coordinator, David Harwood,


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