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1 Society of Exploration Geophysicists University and Student Programs Melissa Brown, Univ. & Stud. Programs Specialist Univ. & Student Programs Advisor Candice Chinsethagid, Univ. & Stud. Programs Manager

2 YOUR Student Resources FREE Student Membership Student Chapters Scholarships Continuing Education and DISC Courses Distinguished and Honorary Lecturers Annual Meeting Travel Grants Student Expos Student Chapter Book Program SEG/Chevron Student Leadership Symposium SEG/ExxonMobil Student Education Program Geoscientists without Borders Projects of Special Merit & Field Camps Challenge Bowl the Anomaly Newsletter Career Placement Area NEW!!

3 SEG Student Membership Benefits FREE online access to THE LEADING EDGE magazine* FREE online access to GEOPHYSICS journal, current and archive issues FREE quarterly subscription to the student e-newsletter, the Anomaly Scholarship opportunities Discounts on Continuing Education courses, workshops, publications, and SEG Annual Meeting registration Transfer to Associate/Global Membership and receive FREE dues upon graduation *effective January 1, 2011 FREE Membership Sponsored by:

4 SEG Student Membership Benefits Most of all, through associations with fellow SEG members students enjoy the benefit of developing: PROFESSIONAL CONTACTS and INDUSTRY TIES Increasing opportunities in NETWORKING Guidance in CAREER PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT For more information: or membership@seg.org

5 SEG Student Chapter Benefits FREE monthly print issues of TLE for your chapters library FREE bi-monthly print issues of GEOPHYSICS for your chapters library Fred and Kathy Hilterman/SEG Foundation Student Chapter Book Program, sponsored by Geokinetics, Inc. SEG Distinguished and Honorary Lecturer visits Annual DISC course on DVD SEG Annual Meeting Expanded Abstracts on CD Opportunities to participate in the SEG/Chevron Student Leadership Symposium Opportunities to apply for Projects of Merit & Field Camps NEW!!

6 Scholarships Todays scholars are tomorrows industry leaders. Since 1956 $5,674,534 awarded Over 4,000 scholarships awarded 2011 Deadline: March 1 For more info:

7 Continuing Education Short Courses Taught by industry experts Cover topics from the fundamentals to the leading edge of geophysics Small classes ensure plenty of time for hands on instruction

8 Continuing Education Short Courses Public courses held at the SEG Annual Meeting, Houston, New Orleans, California, and Pittsburg Course fee for SEG student members: only $300 per day View scheduled courses at:

9 SEG On-line Education Opportunities Online Courses Distinguished Instructor Short Course Honorary Lecture Program Distinguished Lecture Program SEG Annual Meeting Recordings These offerings support and enhance your individual efforts to expand and reinforce your knowledge. For more information:

10 SEG/EAGE DISC The Distinguished Instructor Short Course (DISC) is presented in partnership with the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) A one-day course taught by a prominent geophysicist on a current topic of interest Find more information at

11 2010 DISC Tour Colin Sayer, Schlumberger Geophysics Under Stress: Geomechanical Applications of Seismic and Borehole Acoustic Waves For more information and upcoming tour dates: 2011 DISC Tour Julien Meunier, CGGVeritas Seismic Acquisition from Yesterday to Tomorrow The 2011 DISC tour schedule will be posted by mid-October, so be sure to check the website for tour dates and locations.

12 Distinguished Lecturer (DL) Fall 2010 Rumblings from the Laboratory: Past, Present, and Future, by Carl Sondergeld, University of Oklahoma - For tour dates and locations FREE FOR STUDENTS CHAPTERS! This program is an active effort to promote geophysics, stimulate general scientific and professional interest, expand technical horizons, and provide a connection to SEG activities and practices.

13 Distinguished Lecturer (DL) - Spring 2011 Virtual source method for imaging and monitoring below complex overburden, by Andrey Bakulin, Saudi Aramco - For tour dates and locations FREE FOR STUDENTS CHAPTERS! The HL program encourages students by providing the opportunity to discuss scientific and career issues with a leading expert.

14 Honorary Lecturer Program Central and South America Europe Middle East & South Africa North America Pacific South South & East Asia - For information on lecturers, topics, tours, dates and locations NEW! FREE FOR STUDENTS CHAPTERS! The HL program encourages students by providing the opportunity to discuss scientific and career issues with a leading expert.

15 SEG Foundation Annual Meeting Travel Grants Designed for graduate students who are presenting papers at the SEG Annual Meeting. Travel Grant provides financial support for: Travel Accommodation Meals Annual Meeting registration

16 Expos The Expos offer an exceptional opportunity for students to showcase their expertise and value to many companies at one event. Efficient, affordable, and rewarding, the Expos are a must for any geoscience student interested in career development. Student Expos International Student Expo, Eastern Europe Fall Student Expo, Houston, TX Spring Student Expo, Norman, OK West Coast Student Expo, Northridge, CA Student Job Quest, Location Varies Rocky Mountain Rendezvous, Laramie, WY For more info: or visit:

17 Expos Whats in it for me? Take advantage of these opportunities: Networking Poster Session Industry Exhibition Interviews Field Trips Short Courses Great job opportunity Good way to get connections Great chance to get a foot in the door Very beneficial, a really great networking event Very useful tool to expose to industry and exchange ideas

18 SEG/Chevron Student Leadership Symposium Annual Meeting Travel Grant Opportunity All Active Student Chapter Officers are Eligible Leadership Skills Development & Professional Leadership Coaching Team Building Experience SEG Executive Committee Discussion Groups Travel Grant to Participate in SEG Annual Meeting For more info: DEADLINE: February 2011

19 SEG/Chevron Student Leadership Symposium What happened in San Antonio was something unique, something new ; a long expected change in the preparing for the future…. All that I can say is that Im glad that I was there, that I was a part of this change…..I lived dream moments, I had tons of fun (as I never dream I would again), I made great friends and opened new gates for new opportunities. – Cezar Iacob (Romania)

20 Student Education Program The SEG/ExxonMobil Student Education Program (SEP) prepares students for the breadth and challenges of an oil industry career 2 day course on the subject of multi-disciplinary subsurface integration for E&P Graduate students are eligible (and highly qualified undergrads ) ExxonMobil provides course materials, instructors, and team exercises.

21 Student Education Program Travel Grant Opportunities North America: Held in conjunction with SEG Annual Meeting International: Held in conjunction with SEG affiliated meetings 2011 Locations: Middle East (April), Europe (July), and North America (September) Accepted applicants will be assigned to participate in the SEP occurring in their geographical region For more info:

22 Geoscientists Without Borders ® This program benefits disadvantaged communities by providing necessary funding for projects that serve those in need through targeted applications of geophysical and geoscience technologies. For more info: or "We have a significant contribution to make as geophysicists. ~Craig Beasley Be a part of making the world a better place

23 Geoscientists Without Borders ® Raises the profile of humanitarian & environmental applications of the applied geosciences Energizes students by introducing them to the broad range of careers in applied geoscience Strengthens university programs in geophysics and geoscience Strengthens & encourages SEG Student Chapters Successful projects often pair a university in a developed nation with a non-profit or university in the projects host nation, providing field work opportunities for students from both countries

24 Field Camps/ Projects of Special Merit Provides critical funding, up to $10,000, for projects that further the professional development and student support goals of the SEG Foundation Applicants from around the world are encouraged to apply for that financial boost they need to get their projects off the ground Applications for 2011 are now being accepted. The deadline for applications is February 2011. For more information:

25 Challenge Bowl An international contest testing students breadth and depth of knowledge about the field of geoscience. Winners of regional competitions compete in the global play-offs at the SEG Annual Meeting. Meet recruiters Network with industry professionals Gain industry exposure For more info: I had the opportunity to meet future geoscientists from distinct countries and exchange experiences with professionals that allow our communities to continue their development. Oziel Gonzalez-Verdejo - Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico

26 the Anomaly Newsletter Quarterly newsletter for SEG Student members. Student Chapter events Student Program Information Upcoming deadlines for grants Society information Student Expo information

27 Get Connected Society of Exploration Geophysicists Students

28 SEG Career Placement Area Held in conjunction with the SEG Annual Meeting Provides a place for students: To post resumes Visit with company representatives Discuss employment opportunities and internships Interview with hiring companies Gain valuable industry exposure For more info:

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