Geoscience Currents

Upcoming Webinars

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Friday, April 14, 2023 1:00 PM ET | 1 hour
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs

GROW (Geoscience Resources on Opportunities in the Workforce) is a new collection of career resources for geoscience undergraduate and graduate students wondering, “What job opportunities do I have outside of academia?” This webinar will discuss the aims of the GROW project, framing the geoscience careers conversation around transferable skills, student identities, and the dynamic nature of the workforce.

St Lucia Guatemala
Friday, April 21, 2023 1:00 PM EDT | 1 hour
Series: AGI Webinars

This free webinar, featuring two Geoscientists without Borders® (GWB) humanitarian projects, provides information about how these projects are helping to increase resiliency to geologic hazards in Guatemala and improving potable water access and supply for communities in northeastern Ghana. By helping these communities address their challenges, these GWB projects are helping to invest in the planet. Our speakers are Steven L. Roche, Co-Investigator, Hearts in Motion, and Elikplim Abla Dzikunoo, Lecturer, Department of Earth Science, University of Ghana.

Graduates at graduation ceremony
Friday, May 5, 2023 1:00 PM ET | 1 hour

Please join the AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs program as we discuss the results of AGI’s 2021-22 Recent Graduate Surveys and consider emerging trends. The presentation will lead into a discussion among participants about what they are seeing for their recent graduates and what that means for the next couple years.

A blue network of data
Friday, September 22, 2023 1:00 PM EDT | 1 hour
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs

This webinar will explore why applying a DEI lens to "data about people" is important, outline strategies to maximize impact of your data while reducing potential harm, and provide a detailed example of how Colorado School of Mines applied these strategies for investigating student retention of marginalized groups.

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Friday, October 6, 2023 1:00 PM EDT | 1 hour
Series: AGU/AGI Heads and Chairs

In this webinar our speaker, Dr. Martinez-Cola, a social scientist at Morehouse College, identifies and describes three types of mentoring relationships she has encountered throughout her academic journey.  Through a combination of storytelling and information sharing, she hopes to inspire self-reflection that can lead to a deeper understanding of both mentors and protégés.