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  • 1. Society of Exploration Geophysicists STUDENT AFFAIRS Melissa Brown, Student Affairs Coordinator [email_address] Jenny Cole, Student Affairs Specialist [email_address] Candice Chinsethagid, Supervisor Student Affairs [email_address]
  • 2. Your Student Resources
    • Student Membership
    • Student Sections
    • Scholarships
    • Continuing Education Courses
    • DISC Course
    • Distinguished and Honorary Lecturers
    • Annual Meeting Travel Grants
    • Student Expos
    • SEG/Chevron Student Leadership Symposium
    • SEG/ExxonMobil Student Education Program
    • Geoscientists without Borders
    • Challenge Bowl
    • the Anomaly Newsletter
    • Career Placement Area
    NEW!! NEW!!
  • 3. SEG Student Membership Benefits
    • FREE monthly subscription to THE LEADING EDGE magazine
    • FREE Online access to THE LEADING EDGE magazine and GEOPHYSICS journal, current and archive issues
    • FREE quarterly subscription to the student e-newsletter, the Anomaly
    • Scholarship opportunities
    • Discounts on Continuing Education courses, workshops, publications, and SEG Annual Meeting registration
    • STUDENT SECTIONS at many Universities
    • Transfer to Associate/Global Membership and receive FREE dues upon graduation
    FREE Membership Sponsored by:
  • 4. SEG Student Membership Benefits
    • Most of all, through associations with fellow SEG members students enjoy the benefit of developing:
    • PROFESSIONAL CONTACTS and INDUSTRY TIES
    • Increasing opportunities in NETWORKING
    • Guidance in CAREER PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT
    • For more information: http://seg.org/membership or [email_address]
  • 5. Forming a Student Section
    • Forming a Student Section is easy !!
      • 10 or more students and one Faculty Advisor
      • Elect student officers
      • Formal request to SEG President
      • Create a constitution
    Via Student Sections, SEG provides students opportunities to share information and knowledge and to network with peers and the faculty advisor.
  • 6. SEG Student Section Benefits
    • Monthly issues of TLE for your section’s library
    • Bimonthly issues of GEOPHYSICS for your section’s library
    • SEG Foundation Student Section Book Program
    • Annual DISC course on DVD
    • SEG Annual Meeting Expanded Abstracts on CD-ROM
    • SEG/Chevron Student Leadership Symposium
    • Projects of Merit
    • PC’s for Students
    • SEG Distinguished and Honorary Lecturer visits
    NEW!!
  • 7. Scholarships “Today’s scholars are tomorrow’s industry leaders.”
    • 2008 Academic Year
      • $484,045 awarded
      • 176 scholarships awarded
      • 2009 Deadline: March 1
      • For more info: [email_address]
  • 8.
    • Continuing Education Short Courses
      • Taught by industry experts
      • Cover topics from the fundamentals to the leading edge of geophysics
      • Small classes ensure plenty of time for hands on instruction
  • 9.
    • Continuing Education Short Courses
      • Public courses held in north and west Houston , New Orleans , Calgary , and at the SEG Annual Meeting
      • Course fee for SEG student members: only $25 per day
      • Registration at discounted student member rate is limited so apply early
    • View scheduled courses at: http://seg.org/upcomingcourses
  • 10.
    • SEG/EAGE DISC
      • The Distinguished Instructor Short Course (DISC) is presented in partnership with the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE)
      • A one-day course taught by a prominent geophysicist on a current topic of interest
      • Student members attend the DISC for FREE!!
      • Find more information at http://seg.org/disc
  • 11.
    • 2008 DISC
      • Reservoir Geophysics: Applications by William Abriel, Chevron
      • Presenting at SEG Annual Meeting in Las Vegas on 7 November 2008
      • See full schedule at http://seg.org/disc
  • 12.
    • Distinguished Lecturer (DL)
      • Fall 2008 SEG/AAPG DL
      • Aggressively Passive: Microseismic Opportunities Over an Oilfield’s Life by Peter M. Duncan, MicroSeismic, Inc.
      • http://seg.org/dl
    FREE FOR STUDENTS SECTIONS! “ This program is an active effort to promote geophysics, stimulate general scientific and professional interest, expand technical horizons, and provide a connection to SEG activities and practices.”
  • 13.
    • Honorary Lecturer (HL)
      • North America HL
      • Forgotten Geophysics: A Reminder that First-Order Effects Should Come First” by Richard O. Lindsay, Noble Energy, Inc.
      • http://seg.org/hl
    NEW! FREE FOR STUDENTS SECTIONS! The HL program encourages students by providing the opportunity to discuss scientific and career issues with a leading expert.
  • 14. SEG Foundation Annual Meeting Travel Grants
    • Designed for graduate students who are presenting papers at the SEG Annual Meeting.
    • Other possible applicants:
      • Applicants who are pursuing a graduate degree in geosciences
      • Applicants who are members of an SEG Student Section
      • Applicants who have been an officer of an SEG Student Section
      • SEG Challenge Bowl winners who have been unable to find local support.
    • 2008 Award Cycle
      • $20,000 in awards
      • 8 recipients
  • 15. Expos
    • The Expos offer an exceptional opportunity for students to showcase their expertise and value to many companies at one event. Efficient, affordable, and rewarding , the Expos are a must for any geoscience student interested in career development.
    • AAPG/SEG Expos
      • Fall Student Expo, Houston, TX
      • Spring Student Expo, Norman, OK
      • West Coast Student Expo, Northridge, CA
      • Student Job Quest, Location Varies
      • Rocky Mountain Rendezvous, Laramie, WY
    For more info: [email_address] or visit: www.studentexpo.info
  • 16. Expos
    • What’s in it for me? Take advantage of these opportunities:
      • Networking
      • Poster Session
      • Industry Exhibition
      • Interviews
      • Field Trips
      • Short Courses
    “ Great job opportunity” “Good way to get connections” “Great chance to get a foot in the door” “Very beneficial, great networking event” “Very useful tool to expose to industry and exchange ideas”
  • 17. SEG/Chevron Student Leadership Symposium
    • Annual Meeting Travel Grant Opportunity
      • All Active Student Section Officers are Eligible
      • Leadership Skills Development & Professional Leadership Coaching
      • Team Building Experience
      • SEG Executive Committee
      • Discussion Groups
      • Travel Grant to Participate in SEG Annual Meeting
      • For more info: [email_address]
      • DEADLINE: January 2, 2009
  • 18. SEG/Chevron Student Leadership Symposium “ What happened in San Antonio was something unique , something new ; a long expected change in the preparing for the future…. All that I can say is that I’m glad that I was there, that I was a part of this change… ..I lived dream moments , I had tons of fun (as I never dream I would again), I made great friends and opened new gates for new opportunities.” – Cezar Iacob (Romania)
  • 19. Student Education Program
    • The SEG/ExxonMobil Student Education Program (SEP) prepares students for the breadth and challenges of an oil industry career
      • 2 day course on the subject of multi-disciplinary subsurface integration for E&P
      • Graduate students are eligible
      • ExxonMobil will provide course materials, instructors, and team exercises.
    “ ExxonMobil believes that education is the key to progress, development and economic growth.”
  • 20. Student Education Program
    • Travel Grant Opportunities
      • North America: Held in conjunction with SEG Annual Meeting
      • International: Held in conjunction with SEG affiliated meetings
        • Accepted applicants will be assigned to participate in the SEP occurring in their geographical region
        • For more info: [email_address]
    At year-end 2007, ExxonMobil’s worldwide workforce numbered nearly 81,000 employees, of which about 37 percent were located within the United States and 63 percent internationally.
  • 21.
    • Geoscientists without Borders
      • A new program established to connect universities with communities in need through projects using applied geophysics to benefit people and the environment around the world
      • Funded by a $1million grant from Schlumberger
    "We have a significant contribution to make as geophysicists.“ ~Craig Beasley Be a part of making the world a better place
  • 22.
    • Program Opportunities
      • Fund humanitarian projects that aid communities in need
      • Excite students to exercise their passion for geophysics and philanthropy
      • Raise the awareness of the benefits of geophysics technology
      • Encourage cooperation amongst groups (SEG Student Sections, University Programs, and other science-related groups)
      • For more info: www.seg.org/gwb or [email_address]
    The next round of applications is due 2 October 2008
  • 23. Challenge Bowl
    • An international contest testing students breadth and depth of knowledge about the field of geoscience.
    • Winners of regional competitions compete in the global play-offs at the SEG Annual Meeting.
      • Meet recruiters
      • Network with industry professionals
      • Gain industry exposure
      • For more info: [email_address]
    “ I had the opportunity to meet future geoscientists from distinct countries and exchange experiences with professionals that allow our communities to continue their development.” Oziel Gonzalez-Verdejo - Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico
  • 24. the Anomaly Newsletter
    • Quarterly newsletter for SEG Student members.
      • Student Section events
      • Student Program Information
      • Upcoming deadlines for grants
      • Society information
      • Student Expo information
        • http://www.seg.org/students/anomaly
  • 25. SEG Career Placement Area
    • Held in conjunction with the SEG Annual Meeting
    • Provides a place for students:
      • To post resumes
      • Visit with company representatives
      • Discuss employment opportunities and internships
      • Interview with hiring companies
      • Gain invaluable industry exposure
      • For more info: [email_address]