Workforce Webinars

PDF versionPDF version

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.

Displaying 61 - 70 of 79 webinars
E.g., 2018-04-20
E.g., 2018-04-20
Workforce Webinar thumbnail image
Thursday, September 29, 2011 | 1 hour 19 mins
Series: AGI Workforce Careers Webinar
In this webinar, our speakers discuss careers in Canadian mineral exploration.
Workforce webinar thumbnail image
Tuesday, August 23, 2011 | 30 mins
Series: AGI Geoscience Currents Discussion
In this webinar, Heather Houlton from AGI's Geoscience Workforce Program discusses her "pathway" model that she developed during her graduate research (Houlton, 2010), and how it applies to recruitment and retention strategies for the geosciences.
Workforce webinar thumbnail image
Thursday, April 21, 2011 | 1 hour 10 mins
Series: AGI Workforce Careers Webinar
In this webinar, our speakers discuss geoscience careers in mineral exploration.
Workforce Webinar thumbnail image
Monday, April 18, 2011 | 16 mins
Series: AGI Workforce Webinar
Without properly targeted investment in the retention geoscience university students and the successful transition of geoscience graduates into core geoscience occupations, the sustainability of U.S. geoscience academic infrastructure and pursuit of basic geoscience research is at risk. This roundtable is a live web-cast that will commence with a brief presentation that highlights these main issues and will be followed by Skype chat-based discussion groups on the following topics. Roundtable moderators will present their discussion group summaries at the end of the roundtable session.
Workforce webinar thumbnail image
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 | 1 hour 7 mins
Series: AGI Workforce Webinar
In this webinar, faculty and alumni from the geoscience departments at St. Lawrence University and Georgia Southern University discuss strategies for reaching out and engaging geoscience department alumni as career resources.
Workforce webinar thumbnail image
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.
Workforce webinar thumbnail image
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.
Workforce webinar thumbnail image
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.

Workforce webinar thumbnail image
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.
Workforce webinar thumbnail image
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.

Pages