2018 GSA Southeastern Section

67th Annual Meeting

Geology at Every Scale

12–13 April | Knoxville, Tennessee

Hilton Knoxville



Student Volunteers:
There are still a number of openings for student volunteers for 2018 SE GSA in Knoxville. Student volunteers play key roles in keeping the meeting running smoothly and in return get registration fees covered. It is a great way to come to the meeting and see some exciting science and get great experience along the way! For more information, contact the Student Volunteer Chair Christopher Fedo at .

Mentor Programs

Roy J. Shlemon Mentor Program in Applied Geoscience.
Thursday, 12 April, 12-1:30 p.m., Rotunda Room.
Students and early career professionals will have the opportunity to discuss career prospects and challenges with applied geoscientists from various sectors over a FREE lunch.

John Mann Mentors in Applied Hydrogeology Program.
Friday, 13 April, 12-1:30 p.m., Rotunda Room.
Students and early career professionals interested in applied hydrogeology or hydrology as a career will have the opportunity to network with professionals in these fields over a FREE lunch.

Geoscience Career Workshops

For more information, contact Jennifer Nocerino at jnocerino@geosociety.org.

Part 1: Career Planning and Informational Interviewing.
Thursday, 12 April, 9-10 a.m., Rotunda Room.
Your job-hunting process should begin with career planning, not when you apply for jobs. This workshop will help you begin this process and will introduce you to informational interviewing.

Part 2: Geoscience Career Exploration.
Thursday, 12 April, 10-11 a.m., Rotunda Room.
What do geologists in various sectors earn? What do they do? What are the pros and cons to working in academia, government, and industry? Workshop presenters, and when possible, professionals in the field, will address these issues.

Part 3: Cover Letters, Résumés, and CVs.
Friday, 13 April , 9-10 a.m., Rotunda Room.
How do you prepare a cover letter? Does your résumé need a good edit? Learn how to prepare the best résumé possible, whether you are currently in the market for a job or not. You will review numerous examples to help you learn important résumé dos and don’ts.

Travel Grants

Travel Grant
Application Form

Deadline to apply:
5 March

GSA’s Southeastern Section is pleased to offer support for the cost of student travel to its Section Meeting. Visit the SE Section web page for more information and eligibility requirements.

Student Volunteers

The Southeastern Section offers complimentary meeting registration to student volunteers in return for a specified number of hours worked at the meeting. Students interested in volunteering should contact Christopher Fedo for more information. Application is part of the meeting registration process.

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Abstracts Due:
16 January

Early Registration Ends:
5 March

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Program Book