The geoscience profession requires participation in organizations that encourage members to connect and further their professional development. Following are some suggestions on leading affiliations for top geoscientists. Many offer full student memberships at a reduced cost.
JSG students are strongly encouraged to join at least one professional organization during their college years to help prepare them for their career. Go here for Student Organizations within the JSG. Organizations below with (**) have student chapters at UT.
- American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)**
- American Geological Institute (AGI)
- American Geophysical Union (AGU)
- American Institute of Hydrology (AIH)
- American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG)
- Association of Women in Energy
- Geological Society of America (GSA)
- National Association of Black Geoscientists(NABG)
- National Ground Water Association (NGWA)
- National Mining Association
- Society of Economic Geologists (SEG)
- Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG)**
- Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)