Career Mentoring (Opportunity 4 of 6)

Type: Networking Event
Theme: Expanding the Community of Geography
Sponsor Groups: Careers and Professional Development, Geographic Information Science and Systems Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/8/2021
Start / End Time: 1:30 PM / 2:45 PM (PDT)
Room: Virtual 1
Organizers: 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 Ramin Zamanian Houston Community College 12 1:30 PM
Discussant Stephanie Deitrick City of Tempe/Arizona State University 13 1:42 PM
Discussant Denise Blanchard Texas State University 12 1:55 PM
Discussant Patrick Shabram Front Range Community College 13 2:07 PM
Discussant Bandana Kar Oak Ridge National Laboratory 12 2:20 PM
Discussant Arvind Bhuta USDA Forest Service 13 2:32 PM

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