The Role of Departments in Preparing Future Geoscience Professionals
January 10-12, 2007
College of William and Mary, Williamsburg VA
Note: this workshop has already taken place. You can read this brief summary or go to the workshop program page, with links to presentations and additional resources.
Application Deadline: November 14, 2006
The goal of this workshop was to improve the ability of departments to prepare geoscience students for professional careers including traditional roles in academia, government research, industry, and teaching, as well as opportunities in business, law, public service, and elsewhere.
The workshop brought together faculty leaders, chairs, and other campus administrators to discuss strategies that have been effective on their own campuses, to develop new ideas to strengthen their programs, and to develop recommendations regarding the critical elements in preparing future geoscience professionals.