SEG Student Affairs Info PPT


Published on

Information regarding all of the SEG student programming and benefits available to students.

Published in: Education, Technology
1 Like
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Total views
On SlideShare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

SEG Student Affairs Info PPT

  1. 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. 2. Your Student Resources <ul><li>Student Membership </li></ul><ul><li>Student Sections </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarships </li></ul><ul><li>Continuing Education Courses </li></ul><ul><li>DISC Course </li></ul><ul><li>Distinguished and Honorary Lecturers </li></ul><ul><li>Annual Meeting Travel Grants </li></ul><ul><li>Student Expos </li></ul><ul><li>SEG/Chevron Student Leadership Symposium </li></ul><ul><li>SEG/ExxonMobil Student Education Program </li></ul><ul><li>Geoscientists without Borders </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge Bowl </li></ul><ul><li>the Anomaly Newsletter </li></ul><ul><li>Career Placement Area </li></ul>NEW!! NEW!!
  3. 3. SEG Student Membership Benefits <ul><li>FREE monthly subscription to THE LEADING EDGE magazine </li></ul><ul><li>FREE Online access to THE LEADING EDGE magazine and GEOPHYSICS journal, current and archive issues </li></ul><ul><li>FREE quarterly subscription to the student e-newsletter, the Anomaly </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarship opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Discounts on Continuing Education courses, workshops, publications, and SEG Annual Meeting registration </li></ul><ul><li>STUDENT SECTIONS at many Universities </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer to Associate/Global Membership and receive FREE dues upon graduation </li></ul>FREE Membership Sponsored by:
  4. 4. SEG Student Membership Benefits <ul><li>Most of all, through associations with fellow SEG members students enjoy the benefit of developing: </li></ul><ul><li>PROFESSIONAL CONTACTS and INDUSTRY TIES </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing opportunities in NETWORKING </li></ul><ul><li>Guidance in CAREER PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT </li></ul><ul><li>For more information: or [email_address] </li></ul>
  5. 5. Forming a Student Section <ul><li>Forming a Student Section is easy !! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>10 or more students and one Faculty Advisor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Elect student officers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Formal request to SEG President </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a constitution </li></ul></ul>Via Student Sections, SEG provides students opportunities to share information and knowledge and to network with peers and the faculty advisor.
  6. 6. SEG Student Section Benefits <ul><li>Monthly issues of TLE for your section’s library </li></ul><ul><li>Bimonthly issues of GEOPHYSICS for your section’s library </li></ul><ul><li>SEG Foundation Student Section Book Program </li></ul><ul><li>Annual DISC course on DVD </li></ul><ul><li>SEG Annual Meeting Expanded Abstracts on CD-ROM </li></ul><ul><li>SEG/Chevron Student Leadership Symposium </li></ul><ul><li>Projects of Merit </li></ul><ul><li>PC’s for Students </li></ul><ul><li>SEG Distinguished and Honorary Lecturer visits </li></ul>NEW!!
  7. 7. Scholarships “Today’s scholars are tomorrow’s industry leaders.” <ul><li>2008 Academic Year </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$484,045 awarded </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>176 scholarships awarded </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2009 Deadline: March 1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For more info: [email_address] </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Continuing Education Short Courses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Taught by industry experts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cover topics from the fundamentals to the leading edge of geophysics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Small classes ensure plenty of time for hands on instruction </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Continuing Education Short Courses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Public courses held in north and west Houston , New Orleans , Calgary , and at the SEG Annual Meeting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Course fee for SEG student members: only $25 per day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Registration at discounted student member rate is limited so apply early </li></ul></ul><ul><li>View scheduled courses at: </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>SEG/EAGE DISC </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Distinguished Instructor Short Course (DISC) is presented in partnership with the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A one-day course taught by a prominent geophysicist on a current topic of interest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student members attend the DISC for FREE!! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Find more information at </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>2008 DISC </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reservoir Geophysics: Applications by William Abriel, Chevron </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presenting at SEG Annual Meeting in Las Vegas on 7 November 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>See full schedule at </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Distinguished Lecturer (DL) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fall 2008 SEG/AAPG DL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aggressively Passive: Microseismic Opportunities Over an Oilfield’s Life by Peter M. Duncan, MicroSeismic, Inc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>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. 13. <ul><li>Honorary Lecturer (HL) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>North America HL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forgotten Geophysics: A Reminder that First-Order Effects Should Come First” by Richard O. Lindsay, Noble Energy, Inc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>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. 14. SEG Foundation Annual Meeting Travel Grants <ul><li>Designed for graduate students who are presenting papers at the SEG Annual Meeting. </li></ul><ul><li>Other possible applicants: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Applicants who are pursuing a graduate degree in geosciences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Applicants who are members of an SEG Student Section </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Applicants who have been an officer of an SEG Student Section </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SEG Challenge Bowl winners who have been unable to find local support. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2008 Award Cycle </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$20,000 in awards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8 recipients </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Expos <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>AAPG/SEG Expos </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fall Student Expo, Houston, TX </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spring Student Expo, Norman, OK </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>West Coast Student Expo, Northridge, CA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Job Quest, Location Varies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rocky Mountain Rendezvous, Laramie, WY </li></ul></ul>For more info: [email_address] or visit:
  16. 16. Expos <ul><li>What’s in it for me? Take advantage of these opportunities: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Poster Session </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industry Exhibition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interviews </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Field Trips </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Short Courses </li></ul></ul>“ 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. 17. SEG/Chevron Student Leadership Symposium <ul><li>Annual Meeting Travel Grant Opportunity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All Active Student Section Officers are Eligible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership Skills Development & Professional Leadership Coaching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Team Building Experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SEG Executive Committee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussion Groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Travel Grant to Participate in SEG Annual Meeting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For more info: [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DEADLINE: January 2, 2009 </li></ul></ul>
  18. 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. 19. Student Education Program <ul><li>The SEG/ExxonMobil Student Education Program (SEP) prepares students for the breadth and challenges of an oil industry career </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2 day course on the subject of multi-disciplinary subsurface integration for E&P </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Graduate students are eligible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ExxonMobil will provide course materials, instructors, and team exercises. </li></ul></ul>“ ExxonMobil believes that education is the key to progress, development and economic growth.”
  20. 20. Student Education Program <ul><li>Travel Grant Opportunities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>North America: Held in conjunction with SEG Annual Meeting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International: Held in conjunction with SEG affiliated meetings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Accepted applicants will be assigned to participate in the SEP occurring in their geographical region </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>For more info: [email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul>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. 21. <ul><li>Geoscientists without Borders </li></ul><ul><ul><li>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 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Funded by a $1million grant from Schlumberger </li></ul></ul>&quot;We have a significant contribution to make as geophysicists.“ ~Craig Beasley Be a part of making the world a better place
  22. 22. <ul><li>Program Opportunities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fund humanitarian projects that aid communities in need </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Excite students to exercise their passion for geophysics and philanthropy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Raise the awareness of the benefits of geophysics technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage cooperation amongst groups (SEG Student Sections, University Programs, and other science-related groups) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For more info: or [email_address] </li></ul></ul>The next round of applications is due 2 October 2008
  23. 23. Challenge Bowl <ul><li>An international contest testing students breadth and depth of knowledge about the field of geoscience. </li></ul><ul><li>Winners of regional competitions compete in the global play-offs at the SEG Annual Meeting. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Meet recruiters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Network with industry professionals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gain industry exposure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For more info: [email_address] </li></ul></ul>“ 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. 24. the Anomaly Newsletter <ul><li>Quarterly newsletter for SEG Student members. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Section events </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Program Information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Upcoming deadlines for grants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Society information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Expo information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul>
  25. 25. SEG Career Placement Area <ul><li>Held in conjunction with the SEG Annual Meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Provides a place for students: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To post resumes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visit with company representatives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discuss employment opportunities and internships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interview with hiring companies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gain invaluable industry exposure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For more info: [email_address] </li></ul></ul>