1:41:00 pm McGill Undergraduate Geography Society 0 Comments

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Hellooo geographers,
So many great things are going on right now, read on!

i) CHILI & FRSIBEE! Remember to swing by the lounge this MONDAY Oct 3rd at noon for some yummy home-made chili, good company, and Frisbee outside after!

ii) LOCKERS: If your old locker has been cut, remember you can come by the lounge to pick up your belongings from an executive, or email mcgillgeography@gmail.com<mailto:mcgillgeography@gmail.com> to make an appointment. If you would like to rent a locker, we still have a few left, so let us know!

iii) FIELD STUDY DAY: Interested in taking a field course or doing a semester in the field? Head to this great info session that showcases all field studies at McGill-- October 12th in the Leacock Hallway from 11am-3pm. These field studies include semesters in Africa, Barbados and Panama—all great ways to gain amazing hands on experience, go to new places, and meet great people and contacts! Check it out!

iv) UPCOMING MUGS EVENTS: Start getting pumped—Harvest challenge is coming (October 17th), as well as Apartment Crawl (YES!) and GIS day in November. Keep your eyes and ears open for more info soon!

v) UNDERGRAD RESEARCH CONFERENCE: The seventh annual Faculty of Science Undergraduate Research Conference will be held on Thursday, 13 October 2011! The Geography Department can nominate student projects for the conference, so if you want to showcase your work, contact your supervisor to get nominated! Nominations must be in by Wednesday Oct 5. This is a great opportunity to showcase wonderful geography research projects at the undergraduate level!

STUDENT ELIGIBILITY: students must meet all of the five following criteria:
1. Be enrolled in a Bachelor's degree program at McGill during the Fall 2011-2012 term.
2. Be (or have been) involved in a research project under the supervision of a McGill faculty member, or at an external institution approved by one of the units listed in #5, at any time during the 16-month period of May 2010–August 2011.
3. Obtain the consent of their research supervisor(s) to present a research poster based on the research undertaken under his/her/their supervision.
4. Not have started a program of graduate studies in science or engineering.
5. Be nominated by (in our case) the department of Geography. Note: you don't need to be enrolled in the department to be nominated by them)

The poster competition will take place in the Arts Building Lobby, starting at 10:00am. Following poster viewing, there will be a prize ceremony at 4:00pm in Leacock 232 with a keynote address by panel of some our own distinguished researchers..

vi) ARTS INTERNSHIP OFFICE: In Summer 2011, over 250 Faculty of Arts student from every program completed internships in public, non-profit and corporate organizations in over 40 countries! Sign-up on the Arts Internship Office (AIO) listserv to stay up-to-date on internship opportunities, events and awards available to Faculty of Arts students.

To join the listserv, send an e-mail to listserv@lists.mcgill.ca<mailto:listserv@lists.mcgill.ca> (with a blank subject line) from the e-mail address where you wish to receive AIO updates, the following one line e-mail message:
subscribe aio your name (eg: subscribe aio jane smith)

To Learn more about the Faculty of Arts Internship Program, see: www.mcgill.ca/arts-internships<http://www.mcgill.ca/arts-internships>

That's it for now!



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