Looking for Student Volunteers
Earn free meeting registration when you volunteer to work at the meeting for 8 hours, PLUS get an insider’s view of the meeting.
How to Sign Up: Make sure you are a GSA Student Member in good standing.
Join GSA (if not already a member). Not sure? Check your status.
1. Sign up as a student volunteer on SignUp Genius.
♦ Enter your email address. (You can access the site as a guest. You are not required to register an account.)
♦ Choose your spots. Make sure your shifts equal at least 8 hours. SignUp Genius will send you an automated confirmation and reminders.
2. Contact Wilma B. Aleman to confirm your hours and to receive the free registration code.
3. Register for the meeting (click the "I am a Student Volunteer" button).
Opportunities for Students and Early Career Professionals
Career Mentoring Luncheons
Ask your career-related questions and learn about non-academic pathways in the geosciences while networking
professionals at the Roy J. Shlemon and John Mann Mentor Luncheons. Students and early career professionals
Career Workshop Series
This three-part series will feature career development planning, an exploration of geoscience job sectors,
information on best practices for crafting a résumé and cover letter. Non-technical skills and workforce
will be reviewed. The series will be led by workshop presenters and geoscientists. No registration is
everyone is welcome.
Learn more about mentors and career workshops, or contact Jennifer Nocerino at email@example.com.
Student Travel Grants
Application deadline: 18 February
Students who are GSA members and who register for the meeting are eligible to apply for student travel grants
from their respective sections. Not a member? JOIN NOW!
For more information and eligibility about applying, go to the Northeastern Section student grants page.
For more information and eligibility about applying, go to the Southeastern Section student grants page.
Travel Awards for Non-Traditional Students
Applications will be accepted through 5 February to attend the Joint Section Meeting. Students nationwide who work full-time, care for dependents, or are considered non-traditional are eligible to apply for a travel award. Send questions to Tahlia Bear, Diversity and Career Officer, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get application details and see a sample budget sheet and tips
If you like to share your interest, enthusiasm, and experience in applied geology, consider being a GSA
mentor at the
joint meeting. Being a mentor is a rewarding experience. To learn more, contact Jennifer Nocerino at
This meeting also offers an excellent opportunity to earn CEUs toward your continuing education requirements
employer, K–12 school, or professional registration. The CEU certificate can be downloaded from the meeting
after the meeting.