Opportunities for Students and Early Career Professionals
Best Student Posters and Papers
Awards for the best student posters and presentations are supported by the GSA Cordilleran Section. To be eligible, students must be lead authors and presenters and should be capable of answering detailed questions about their research. Judging will take place during the conference, and awards will be announced after the meeting.
Career Mentoring Luncheons
Ask your career-related questions and learn about non-academic pathways in the geosciences while networking
with professionals at the Roy J. Shlemon and John Mann Mentor Luncheons. GSA student members are welcome.
Career Workshop Series
This three-part series will feature career development planning, an exploration of geoscience job sectors, and
information on best practices for crafting a résumé and cover letter. Non-technical skills and workforce
statistics will be reviewed. The series will be led by workshop presenters and geoscientists. No registration is
required, and everyone is welcome.
Learn more at www.geosociety.org/mentors. Questions? Contact Jennifer Nocerino at email@example.com.
Take advantage of work opportunities to earn free registration. Students interested in helping with the various aspects of the meeting should contact Wenrong Cao, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline: 10 Apr.
The Cordilleran Section is pleased to offer support for the cost of student travel to the meeting.
Interested in sharing information about your applied geoscience or hydrology career with students, or interested in earning CEUs by attending the meeting? Being a mentor is a rewarding experience. To learn more about serving as a mentor at the meeting, contact Jennifer Nocerino at email@example.com.
The meeting also offers an excellent opportunity to earn CEUs toward your continuing education requirements for your employer, K–12 school, or professional registration. Please check the meeting website after the meeting to download your CEU certificate.