Career Mentoring B

Type: Workshop
Sponsor Groups: Careers and Professional Development
Poster #:
Day: 4/4/2019
Start / End Time: 9:55 AM / 11:35 AM (Eastern Standard Time)
Room: Wilson B, Marriott, Mezzanine Level
Organizers: Mark Revell
Chairs: Mark Revell


Whether you're looking for your first job, considering graduate school, or changing careers, the advice of a mentor can help prepare you for success in today's competitive job market. The AAG has assembled a team of experienced geography professionals representing the business, government, nonprofit, and academic/educational sectors to provide one-on-one and small-group consultation about careers in a variety of industries and employment sectors. Topics for discussion might include creating resumes and cover letters that will grab an employer's attention, finding jobs where you can put your geography skills and training to work, choosing a graduate program, developing your personal and professional networks, long-term career planning, and more.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Discussant Jonathan Wessell Grand Valley State University 7 9:55 AM
Discussant Zachary Suriano University of Nebraska - Omaha 7 10:02 AM
Discussant Andries Heyns University of Pretoria 7 10:09 AM
Discussant Joseph Scarpaci Center for the Study of Cuban Culture + Economy 7 10:16 AM
Discussant Daniel Hammel University of Toledo 7 10:23 AM
Discussant Richard Quodomine City of Philadelphia 7 10:30 AM
Discussant Rachel Berndtson University of Maryland - College Park 7 10:37 AM
Discussant Denise Blanchard Texas State University 7 10:44 AM
Discussant Susan Gidley 7 10:51 AM
Discussant Zoe Pearson University of Wyoming 7 10:58 AM
Discussant Melvin Johnson University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc 6 11:05 AM
Discussant Marissa Wald Central New Mexico Community College 6 11:11 AM
Discussant Lisa Brownell Ohio Development Services Agency 6 11:17 AM
Discussant Saskia Cohick City of Wilmington 6 11:23 AM
Discussant Paul McDaniel Kennesaw State University 6 11:29 AM

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