Event Details

Week(s) prior to the Expo:

  • Student resume distribution to recruiters

  • Student “elevator pitch” video and research presentation video distribution to recruiters

  • Judging of the videos to select awardees for best “elevator pitch” and research presentation

Day before Expo: Oct 8, 2020, 5:30 pm - 7 pm: Corporate sponsored Pre-Expo Virtual Trivia night organized by HGS


**Participants will need to register for this separately at HGS website at the link below**


Day of the Expo, Oct 9, 2020:

  • Icebreaker & inaugural speeches

  • Networking sessions: Virtual coffee hours and happy hours

  • Seminars on career development, soft skills, and technical topics:

    • Geoscience Career Options: Rick Fritz, AAPG president

    • Building A Career Road Map and Maintaining Optionality For Success: Bill Fairhurst, President, Riverford Exploration, LLC

    • Writing Effective Abstracts for Conferences: Gretchen Gillis, AAPG president elect

    • Interviewing and Networking in 2020: Speaker TBA

    • Tips and Tricks for Resume and LinkedIn Profile Building: Amanda Rico, Rico Editorial Services

  • Other technical crash courses and speakers from various industries: TBA


Company registration is open.

Student registration is now closed. Keep an eye here for updates on scheduled events!

Students, prepare your elevator pitches and research presentations. Deadline to upload is October 4th.

Student Awards


Tentative Schedule


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