SSA Connects

Meet with advisors online. Ask anything. Move your career ahead at SSA Connects.

Are you looking for some guidance about your career in seismology? Curious how to get ahead in your field? Interested to know more about a seismologist’s day-to-day work?

Join SSA Connects – a virtual meet-up and opportunity to get advice from SSA members. These one-hour events occur bimonthly and are open to SSA members only. After each meeting, we’ll ask for your feedback so that they evolve to be as useful as possible.

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Upcoming Events

These are informal discussions that will reflect the needs and interests of the participants, who may sign up for specific breakout rooms when registering.  Each session will be different, completely dependent on those involved.

Writing and Presenting an Abstract – What you Need to Know – 15 December, 10 a.m. Pacific and 3 p.m. Pacific

When your abstract is one of thousands, how do you stand out? Join us for one or both of our upcoming SSA Connects virtual mentoring events on writing an abstract that will be noticed. The mentors will cover topics such as: writing an engaging title, highlighting the novel and important nature of your work and planning your presentation. This one-hour event is open to SSA members only.


10 AM Pacific Session
Mentors: Jenny Nakai, University of New Mexico; Marino Protti, Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica; Valerie J. Sahakian, University of Oregon

3 PM Pacific Session
Mentors: Stephen Arrowsmith, Southern Methodist University; Matthew C. Gerstenberger, GNS Science; Christine A. Powell, University of Memphis

Registration Deadline: 14 December at Noon Pacific

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Past SSA Connects

Learn more about our past mentoring events.