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 are complimentary for SSA members, but registration is required. Find registration links at the bottom of this webpage. Contact membership@seismosoc.org with any questions.

Upcoming Events

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Ground Motion Mentoring
Wednesday, 22 September, 4 p.m. Pacific
Mentors: Morgan Moschetti, US Geological Survey; Nori Nakata, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Sunyoung Park, University of Chicago

Don’t miss the opportunity to ask your questions and receive mentoring from leaders in the ground motion field. Register.

Advice for Students and Early-Career Members
Wednesday, 20 October, 4 p.m. Pacific
Mentors: Emily Kleber, Utah Geological Survey; Shawn Wei, Michigan State University; Seth Stein, Northwestern University

This is an open discussion for student and early-career members to receive advice.  Bring any and all questions to our mentors.  You’ll be asked to suggest questions in advance of the session at the time of registration. Register.

Land Acknowledgement Workshop – in Spanish
Monday, 8 November, 10-11:15 a.m. Pacific
Mentors
: Xyoli Pérez-Campos, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; Carlos Alberto Vargas, Universidad Nacional de Colombia; Ericka Alinne Solano, Universidad del Mar; Mario Ruiz, Instituto Geofísico de la Escuela Politécnica Nacional

Aprenda a redactar una declaración de reconocimiento de tierras con cuatros expertos. Este taller de una hora y quince minutos es gratuito y será dictado en español. Es necesario inscribirse.

Advice for Students and Early-Career Members
Tuesday, 9 November, 10 a.m. Pacific
Mentors: Rachel Abercrombie, Boston University; Megan Flanagan, EditSprings; Marleen Nyst, RMS

This is an open discussion for student and early-career members to receive advice.  Bring any and all questions to our mentors.  You’ll be asked to suggest questions in advance of the session at the time of registration. Register.

Programming Languages: What You Need to Know
Wednesday, 17 November, 4 p.m. Pacific
Mentors: Dara Goldberg, US Geological Survey; Esteban Chaves, Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica, Universidad Nacional; Suzan Van der lee, Northwestern University

Want to understand how programming can improve your science, but don’t know where to begin? Join us for an hour of discussion around using programming languages in Seismology. Learn what languages are important for your work and how to find resources. Register.

Tips for Preparing your Abstract
Tuesday, 7 December, 10 a.m. Pacific
Mentors: Rich Briggs, U.S. Geological Survey; Andrew Michael, U.S. Geological Survey; and others.

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. Register.


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