Career Center (Exhibit Hall C in the Convention Center)

Did you know that Fall Meeting is a great place to build your academic resume? Check out the Career Center during Fall Meeting for the opportunity to network with nearly 24,000 of your peers, attend professional development workshops and lectures or just recharge. Open during the entirety of Fall Meeting, students will want to take advantage of the numerous resources and events. The Career Center is attached to the student lounge and located on the ground floor of the convention center inside Exhibit Hall B.

Informal Career Talks - 2011 AGU conference.

Career Workshops (Room 342 of the Convention Center)

Various presentations will be taking place in the Career Workshops Room on topics ranging from identifying potential career paths to preparing for your next interview, and everything in between.  View the schedule.


Recruiters’ Row

Located at the entrance to the exhibition hall (Exhibit Hall B) is recruiters’ row. Learn about available positions, talk to recruiters, and get your foot in the door to help jumpstart your next career.

Come to recruiters’ row on Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. for our special Beignets and Resumes event. Meet additional recruiters and AGU Pathfinder Career Services staff while enjoying some New Orleans staff during this recruitment and networking event. Bring your resume/C.V. and business cards!


Fall Meeting can also be overwhelming, especially for first timers. Luckily, AGU offers multiple mentoring programs, allowing seasoned attendees to provide guidance to students and early-career scientists navigating the meeting.

Consultation sessions at the Fall Meeting Career Center include the following:

  • Resume/C.V. Reviews: AGU Staff will be on-site to review your resume or C.V. and give you suggestions to improve it.  Sign-up on site at the Career Center, located in Exhibit Halls B & C, of the Convention Center.
  • CRAM Sessions: Sign up to meet with experts in the field for 20-minute sessions.  You can view a list of available mentors and time slots and sign up for one yourself by visiting the CRAM 2017 Mentee Sign-Up page.
  • CRAM “Ask Me Anything” Sessions: Come meet with experienced professionals about a variety of topics including AGU editors and section leaders. View the upcoming schedule.
  • One-on-One Consultation Sessions with Lisa Balbes: Sign up for free 30 minute one-on-one consultation sessions with Lisa Balbes, an On the Job contributor and professional career consultant, from Monday to Thursday. Unfortunately, all slots are currently filled but we will accommodate walk-ins as permitted by staff availability.