Thursday, May 26, 2011
"Geoscience Careers in Minerals Exploration" webinar now online
This announcement from the American Geological Institute (AGI) came in this afternoon:
AGI has posted the GeoConnection Webinar "Geoscience Careers in Minerals Exploration" online for those who were not able to attend the original event on April 21, 2011.
Minerals exploration is, and will continue to be, a field that requires well-trained professionals to provide society with the resources necessary for daily life and economic growth. Watch AGI's GeoWebinar on this subject to learn about what skills and academic background are required to work in minerals exploration, what an exploration geologist can do in the course of their career, and what the employment prospects are in the minerals exploration industry.
Speakers for "Geoscience Careers in the Minerals Exploration" webinar included Dr. William Chavez, Jr. from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, David Groves from Newmont Mining, and M. Steve Enders of the Society of Economic Geologists.
This free online event was hosted by AGI with support from the following organizations: PreCambrian Research Center, University of Minnesota, Duluth; Australian Institute of Geoscientists; MiHR (Mining Industry Human Resources Council of Canada); Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration; Society of Economic Geologists; and Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada.
To watch to the webinar and read the Q&A that followed "Geoscience Careers in Minerals Exploration" go to http://www.agiweb.org/workforce/webinar-videos/GeoWebinar_MineralsExplorationCareers.html
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