Career Mentoring (Opportunity 5 of 6)

Type: Networking Event
Theme: Expanding the Community of Geography
Sponsor Groups: Careers and Professional Development, Geographic Information Science and Systems Specialty Group
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Day: 4/9/2021
Start / End Time: 8:00 AM / 9:15 AM (PDT)
Room: Virtual 1
Organizers: Mark Revell
Chairs:

Description

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.


Agenda

Type Details Minutes Start Time
Discussant Marcello Graziano Central Michigan University 12 8:00 AM
Discussant Zachary Suriano University of Nebraska - Omaha 13 8:12 AM
Discussant Susan Gidley Universal Service Administrative Co. (USAC) 12 8:25 AM
Discussant Patrick Shabram Front Range Community College 13 8:37 AM
Discussant Lucy Stanfield US Environmental Protection Agency 12 8:50 AM
Discussant Richard Quodomine City of Philadelphia 13 9:02 AM

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