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.

Contact membership@seismosoc.org with any questions.

June Schedule

Both June sessions are focused on early stage career advice. 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.

Early Stage Career Advice – 2 June, 4 p.m. Pacific

Mentors: Vernon Cormier (University of Connecticut), Ruth Harris (U.S. Geological Survey) and John Vidale (University of Southern California)

Special breakout discussion topics:

  • How to transition from a degree to a job
  • “Anything goes” – no topic off limits
  • How to grow a career over the long-term

Registration Deadline: 1 June at Noon Pacific

Early Stage Career Advice – 16 June, 10 a.m. Pacific

Mentors: Fabian Bonilla (Universite Paris Est), Diane Doser (University of Texas, El Paso) and Andy Michael (U.S. Geological Survey)

Special breakout discussion topics:

  • “Anything goes” – no topic off limits
  • Specific tools to prepare for a future job in seismology
  • Choosing a Ph.D. program

Registration Deadline: 15 June at Noon Pacific

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