Student & Post Doc Opportunities

Student Events

Listed in chronological order.

Student Volunteer Training

Date: Sunday, May 18, 2014
Time: 4:00PM
Location: C 120 - 122

Training session for student volunteers

SWS Student Mentoring Program Workshop #1 - "Career Development: Graduate School & Academic Careers"(open to all JASM attendees)

Date: Monday, May 19, 2014
Time: 10:30AM
Location: D 133 - 134

A panel of wetland professionals and PhD students will describe their areas of expertise and offer advice to undergraduate students. The panelists will also summarize their top suggestions for graduate school preparation and admission and preparation for academic careers. This interactive and informal workshop is open to all.

SFS Student Resource Committee Annual Luncheon Meeting

Date: Monday, May 19, 2014
Time: 12:00PM
Location: Portland Ballroom Section 251

If you are an undergraduate or graduate student in SFS, please join the Student Resource Committee (SRC) for our annual luncheon meeting. Learn about the SRC''s activities and how you can become more involved in the society. We will also be electing leadership positions for the coming year.

Student Mixer

Date: Monday, May 19, 2014
Time: 8:00PM
Location: Ballroom Section 253 – 254

An informal student social mixer will be held on Monday evening following the scientific sessions. Senior scientists will be invited to attend and meet with students on an informal basis. Beverages and snacks will be available. All students are invited to attend.

SWS Student Mentoring Program Workshop #2- Career Development: Government & Private Sector Careers

Date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Time: 10:30AM
Location: D 133 - 134

A panel of wetland professional will describe the structure of their respective organizations, describe their areas of expertise, offer advice, and summarize top suggestions for undergraduate students to consider when positioning themselves for careers in the government and private sectors. Student interaction and Q&A are encouraged throughout the informal workshop. This interactive workshop is open to all.

SWS Student Mentoring Program Workshop #3 - "Leadership " (invitation only)

Date: Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Time: 10:30AM
Location: D 133 - 134

Students will utilize personal reflection regarding their own unique strengths and weaknesses in a discussion about the meaning and requirements of leadership in the sciences and throughout life. A Myers-Briggs personality test will kick off the session followed by a short personal reflection period regarding each student’s personality classification. Facilitators will then explain how personality types might influence leadership strengths and weaknesses. The Myers-Briggs test results and reflection will be incorporated into a group discussion regarding the balance between leadership and management skills necessary for an individual to facilitate group level success. Fully understanding one’s own strengths and weaknesses is essential in developing the skills necessary for leadership and a career in science. Open only to participants in the SWS Student Mentoring Program.

Student Workshop -Professional Application Workshop for Students

Date: Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Time: 12:15PM
Location: C 123 - 124

This will be a forum style question and answer workshop on Wednesday in room C123-124 from 12:15-1:15 PM. Participants in the workshop will be from a variety of backgrounds and cover topics centered around career development (e.g., grant writing, applications, CVs, different career paths, etc.). Lunch will be provided for the first 400 attendees on a first-come, first serve basis.

SWS Student Mentoring Program Luncheon (invitation only)

Date: Friday, May 23, 2014
Time: 12:15PM
Location: D 133 - 134

Open only to participants in the SWS Student Mentoring Program.

Schedule subject to change.