GEOLOGY DEPARTMENT NEWS FOR MAJORS
Volume 27, Number 6
**IMPORTANT DATES TO NOTE**
MAR. 29, THURS. – GEOLOGY CLUB SPEAKER SERIES
APRIL 19, THURS. – CELEBRATION OF SCHOLARSHIP
APRIL 22-24 -- GSA NORTH CENTRAL SECTION ANNUAL MEETING, Dayton, OH
APRIL 22-25 -- AAPG ANNUAL MEETING, Long Beach, CA
APRIL 27, FRI. -- HONORS & AWARDS CEREMONY
APRIL 27 – UW RIVER FALLS UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM
IMPORTANT REMINDER -- GEOLOGY MAJORS MUST REGISTER AS SOON AS POSSIBLE!
Geology majors: If your registration date for Fall Semester, 2012 has passed and you have not registered, don't delay another moment. If your registration date is yet to come, make sure you register as soon as that date arrives. The University will close classes with small enrollments, and we would not want to lose any course from our Fall Semester, 2012 offerings.
UW OSHKOSH GEOLOGY CLUB AND DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY
Cole Edwards, Ph.D. candidate and UW Oshkosh Alum
Using chemical signals from carbonate sediments to identify potential causes of the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event (GOBE)
Thursday, March 29, 2012
4:10 p.m. in Harrington room 217
Entry-Level Geologist Position
ARCADIS is seeking a detail oriented, well organized, graduate geologist with less than 2 years of related experience to join our Midland, Texas office. Candidate will be responsible for assisting Project Managers and Task Managers to complete a variety of tasks including developing and implementing site investigation work plans, installation of monitoring wells, collection of soil and/or groundwater samples, and lithologic logging of borings.
Basic and Required Qualifications:
* Minimum years of experience: 0
* Education required: BA/BS Degree in Geology or expect to earn in the next 3-6 months
Additional and Preferred Qualifications:
* Education preferred: BS Degree in Geology
* Registrations/Certifications preferred: 40-hr. HAZWOPER
* Years experience preferred: 0-6 months
* Skills preferred: Microsoft Access, EXCEL, PowerPoint
* This position does requires travel. Travel amount is greater than 50%. * A valid driver's license and clean driving record is required for this position. * This position does not manage others. ARCADIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
FIELD PROGRAMS (See Student Study Lounge for details.)
Wild Rockies Field Institute (www.wrfi.net)
Land & Water Conservation Department, Calumet County
DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY LAB TEACHING ASSISTANTS AND TUTORS
The Geology Department is now accepting applications for positions as Laboratory Teaching Assistants and Tutors for the fall 2012 semester. Everyone who wishes to be a T.A. and/or Tutor must apply, including those who are currently employed.
The requirements for qualification as a T.A./Tutor are:
A) The student must be a major or a minor in the discipline to serve as a proctor in the Department's program.
B) The student must have completed at least 60 university credits with an accumulated GPA of at least 2.80. In addition, the student must have completed at least 15 credits (including core courses where applicable) toward his/her major or minor and must have at least a 3.00 grade point average in the courses offered by the major or minor department.
C) The student must have already completed the course for which he or she will proctor with at least a B grade. Alternatively, the student must have completed a higher level course covering the course material with at least a B grade. D) Student must be able to TA and tutor all introductory geology courses Physical Geology, Evolution of the Earth, and Environmental Geology. This means that as a TA or tutor, the student will be prepared to answer questions or at least to know where to find answers in the text book or lab manual.
D) Student must be able to TA and tutor all introductory geology courses: Physical Geology, Evolution of the Earth, and Environmental Geology. This means that as a TA or tutor, the student will be prepared to answer questions or at least to know where to find answers in the text book or lab manual.
PLEASE SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO TERESA IN THE GEOLOGY DEPARTMENT OFFICE, HARRINGTON 215 BY MAY 11, 2012.
Click here for an application, or see Teresa.
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NOTE: Students should visit the Financial Aid Office ASAP to find out if they are eligible for Work-Study. They are accepting applications NOW. Funds are distributed to those who are eligible on a first come, first served basis.
Students are encouraged to apply for Work-Study, as this will enable the Department to hire more students. Thank you!
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