The application period for the Geological Society of America's On To The Future (OTF) program is now open. OTF awards partial travel scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students, and recent graduates studying in the geosciences, to attend their first GSA Annual Meeting. Students enrolled in 2- and 4-year programs who come from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply by May 26, 2017.
A new certification is available from the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA). The Certified Soil Technician (CST) will allow individuals working professionally with soil an opportunity for career advancement. CST requires passing the fundamentals in soil science exam and three years of experience.
The Geological Society of America is holding its 2017-2018 Election, and the deadline for members to vote is tomorrow, April 16, 2017. We often get asked how to be more involved with the geoscience community, and being engaged with your member society is a great step!