Friday, 1 August 2008

Attention all student members of ASPRS!

ASPRS Student Assistantship Program

If you are a student at an accredited college or university, ASPRS invites you to attend and assist with the Pecora 17 Symposium, November 16-20, 2008, in Denver , Colorado.

The applications are available at

The applications deadline is August 29, 2008. Student Assistants will be notified by September 12, 2008.

Why should I - a student hoping to employed in the Remote Sensing/Geospatial professions - want to be a student assistant?

· Complementary student registration

· Lodging accommodations (three to a room)

· Orientation Dinner

· A small meal stipend (7.5 hr shifts only)

· A certificate for your portfolio

· Acknowledgement in PE&RS

· Opportunity to network with other ASPRS members

· Chance to learn more about the geospatial field

· Meet some of the top names in the industry

· Explore job opportunities

Student Assistants are required to:

· Attend the SA orientation on Saturday, November 15, 2008

· Assist at the conference for 15 hours during the week

· Be available for the duration of the conference – November 16-20, 2008

· Arrange their own transportation and necessary documents for travel to and from Denver

How to become a Student Assistant:

1. Submit a cover letter describing your interest in ASPRS, if you are a member of ASPRS, your academic and professional experience in the geospatial field, and what you hope to gain from this experience.

Include a resume with your mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address where you can be contacted through December 2008.

Send your application package via e-mail to the SA Program Coordinator Kim Tilley at (include ASPRS SA Program in the Subject Line of all e-mail messages).

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