GSA’s GeoCareers program provides events, activities, and workshops at GSA Section and Annual Meetings, along with resources aimed at helping students and faculty understand the various career paths in the geosciences.

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Webinar: Exploring a Career in the Paleontology Field

Recorded 24 April 2019

ReBecca Hunt-Foster, Monument Paleontologist and Museum Curator at Dinosaur National Monument; Mathew Carson, Senior Paleontologist at Paleo Solutions, Inc.

This free, 1-hour webinar features two presenters representing mitigation and federal paleontology careers. Speakers provide information on the typical daily activities, how to prepare for a career in this field (including curriculum, résumé, and interview tips), common career trajectories of the profession, and where to find these career opportunities. Learn more.


Please contact Tahlia Bear, , with questions about this webinar.

Annual Meeting Events and Activities

  • Mentor Programs
  • Career Panels
  • Networking Events
  • GeoCareers – webinars, career workshops, and company and federal agency career information booths
  • GeoCareers Center – presentations, one-on-one mentoring, job postings, résumé review, and career information

Section Meeting Programs

  • Mentor Programs
  • Career Workshops

Career Resources and Information

Get answers to commonly asked career questions from leaders in consulting, petroleum, mining, non-profit, government, and non-traditional geoscience positions.


Recorded Webinars

Exploring a Career in the Environmental Industry

Brandy Barnes, Draper Aden Associates
Recorded 27 February 2019
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Optimize Your Opportunities: How to Successful Apply to GSA Programs

Tahlia Bear, Matt Dawson, Jennifer Nocerino, GSA staff
Recorded 28 November 2017
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PowerPoint Slides

Impress for Success at GSA’s Annual Meeting

Patrick McAndless, P.Geo, FGC
Recorded 11 October 2017
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