Workforce Webinars

The Workforce Program hosts webinars on a variety of topics related to the geosciences, ranging from career development topics and economics of geoscience to topics of interest to support the success of geoscience academic departments.

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Thursday, October 14, 2010 | 51 mins
Series: AGI Workforce Careers Webinar
In this webinar, three geoscientists from the finance sector discuss their career paths, give an overview of their work environment and daily activities, and provide some tips and advice to students and graduates who are interested in pursuing similar career paths.
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Tuesday, September 21, 2010 | 1 hour 2 mins
Series: AGI Workforce Webinar
This webinar takes a look at the EDMAP program, an interactive and meaningful matching-funds grant program with universities for students to gain experience and knowledge in geologic mapping as well as contribute to the national effort to geologically map all of the United States.
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Wednesday, August 18, 2010 | 1 hour 25 mins
Series: AGU Workforce Webinar
In this webinar, our speakers discuss the report, "Geoscience and a Smarter Economy", published by the Geological Survey of Ireland (GSI), Geological Survey of Northern Ireland (GSNI), and the Royal Irish Academy (RIA). The report details how geoscience can be oriented toward a smart economy, and describes how the geoscience sector can contribute to economic recovery. The report also provides a clear vision of the sector in 2020 and its implications for the geosciences within Ireland.
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Friday, June 18, 2010 | 18 mins
Series: AGI Geoscience Currents Discussion
In this webinar, Dr. Thomas D. Hoisch from Northern Arizona University examines the results from a survey of 783 students in introductory geology classes at Northern Arizona University during the fall 2008 and spring 2009 semesters that examined their perceptions and attitudes toward the sciences.
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Tuesday, May 25, 2010 | 20 mins
Series: AGI Geoscience Currents Discussion
In this webinar, we explore trends in minority participation, temporary resident participation and gender parity in the geosciences that were covered in Geoscience Currents (30-35). Specific trends in academic degree conferral and workforce participation are also examined.
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Monday, May 10, 2010 | 58 mins
Series: AGI Workforce Careers Webinar
In this webinar, three NOAA scientists discuss their career paths and give tips on how to get your foot in the door at NOAA.
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Tuesday, March 16, 2010 | 1 hour 32 mins
Series: AGI Workforce Careers Webinar
This webinar focuses on opportunities for geoscientists in the media, including both as a content producer and as a content/production advisor.
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Tuesday, March 2, 2010 | 53 mins
Series: AGI Workforce Careers Webinar
This webinar focuses on future opportunities in the minerals industry, including both traditional and non-traditional roles for geoscientists.
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Tuesday, February 23, 2010 | 34 min
Series: AGI Geoscience Currents Discussion
In this webinar, Dr. Gavin Mudd from Monash University delves into the mega-trends in the Australian mining industry including commodities, ore grades, waste rock, and economic mineral resources.
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Tuesday, February 2, 2010 | 12 min
Series: AGI Geoscience Currents Discussion
In this webinar, AGI Workforce staff review the trends in the highest degrees (type and discipline) of K-12 teachers at specific instructional levels (pre-kindergarten/kindergarten, elementary school, and secondary school) between 1993 and 2006.

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