Course credit for internships

Course credit for internships

Students who are interested in obtaining credit for internships should first secure an internship with a provider. Once confirmed, contact Dr. Hudak, for permission to register for GEOG 4920/5900.

You will be required to compile a portfolio during the course of your internship and provide a letter of assessment from the internship provider. Both will be used to determine a "grade" for the course.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

South Central (US) Arc Users Group Scholarship

  • encourage the goals of students and professionals who are working toward their undergraduate or graduate degree in a geospatial science.
  • promote and support the increase of knowledge and proficiency of geospatial sciences in the south central region.
  • recognize and encourage scholastic and professional accomplishments in the geospatial sciences.
The SCAUG Collaborative Scholarship is funded by the SCAUG annual events and contributions from the private community.

Regional Scholarship Benefits
  • $1,500 applied directly to their university account to offset educational expenses.
  • Complimentary registration to the upcoming Regional SCAUG conference.
How will the recipients be selected?
The scholarship recipients will be selected by the SCAUG officers. Selection will be based on merit and meeting eligibility requirements as outlined in the application. Scholarships will only be awarded if applicants deemed worthy by the SCAUG officers.

How will the recipients be selected?
Scholarships will be presented to recipients at their respective educational institutions. If possible, a SCAUG representative will present the scholarship. An announcement of the scholarship winners will also be made at the main session of the corresponding conference of their complimentary registration.

  • Applicant must be a registered student, in good standing, in a recognized university, community college, or technical institute in the SCAUG region.
  • Applicant must be enrolled in a course of study in the field of geospatial sciences for the current and upcoming semester (not graduating as or after they receive the scholarship).
  • Applicant may not be a past recipient.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

EPA STAR Graduate Fellowships

On behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 
we cordially invite you to register as a potential reviewer for the

The Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowships is open to master’s and doctoral students pursuing degrees in environmental fields of study.  This program encourages the development of the next generation of scientific and technical talent in the U.S.
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is assisting EPA in the development of a database of faculty, researchers and professionals with demonstrated accomplishments in research areas related to the EPA’s mission. These individuals may be asked to serve as reviewers for the STAR program. ORISE will be managing the review of applications in collaboration with the EPA.
Applications being reviewed will consist of 10-15 pages including academic history, a research proposal, and three letters of recommendation. You will be assigned 18-20 applications to review. The initial review of eligible applications will be completed via a web-based system followed by an On-site Panel Review Meeting inWashington, D.C.  This will be a two day meeting tentatively scheduled for the first part of March. Travel arrangements and reimbursement of expenses will be handled by ORISE. A modest honorarium for your participation will also be provided.
Reviewers will be contacted in January to confirm their selection as reviewers and to verify their availability to serve during the scheduled review period.
If you would like to be considered as a potential reviewer, please register at
Feel free to forward this email to colleagues with similar expertise who would be interested in performing this service. 
If you have any questions regarding the review process, please contact