Department of Geology Career Days Seminar

The fourth annual Department of Geology Career Days will be held April 5-6, 2018.  This event gives geology undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to connect with departmental alumni who come from various facets of academia and industry and gain an understanding of opportunities in the field of geology post-graduation.  An alumni mentoring program has also been established providing interested geology students who are ready to start their professional careers with an outside perspective on navigating the workforce.

Department of Geology Career Days, 2018

Guest Speakers:

John Thaeler – Vitruvian Exploration II, LLC
Terry Stransky - Terracon
Sara Derouin - Freelance Science Writer
Ron Broadhead - New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources
Garrett Vice - ExxonMobil
Jessica Utrup - Yale Peabody Museum
James Thomka - University of Akron
Claire Sandefer - Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection

Presenter Information


**All talks will be in Geo/Phys 527**

Thursday, April 5

9:00-9:30 - Welcome Mixer - Bagels and coffee
9:30-10:00 - Welcome to Career Days presented by John Thaeler and Dan Sturmer
10:00-11:00 - Terry Stransky
11:00-12:30 - Sarah Derouin
12:30-1:30 - Lunch
1:30-2:30 - Ron Broadhead
2:30-4:30 - Garrett Vice
4:30-6:00 - Break, drive to Observatory 
6:00-9:00 - Retirement celebration for Dr. Warren Huff at the Cincinnati Observatory

Friday, April 6

9:00-10:00 - Networking breakfast
10:00-11:00 - Jessica Utrup
11:00-12:00 - James Thomka
12:00 - Lunch
1:00-2:00 - Claire Botner Sandefer
2:00-3:00 - Wrap up and celebration