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Professional Geologist Licensure Requirements: Tips for the Exam and How Certification will Help Your Career
Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM MST
Category: AGI: American Geosciences Institute

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On April 14th, the Geological Society of America is hosting a webinar on geology licensure qualification requirements in the United States. Having a license to practice geology is a requirement in the majority of U.S. states, Canada, and other countries. Learn about professional licensing requirements and how becoming licensed can influence your career opportunities and career success. Laurie Racca will present a discussion of the national licensing exams for geologists prepared by the National Association of State Boards of Geology (ASBOG). She will discuss the purpose of the license, qualification requirements (education, experience, exams), and the Geologist-in-Training Certificate. Shanna Schmitt will present a discussion on the ASBOG® Practice of Geology (PG) exam, including when to sit for the exam, how to study, why being licensed is a great idea, and some advice for early career professionals. Jazzy Graham-Davis is a certified Geologist-in-Training in the state of California. They graduated with a BS in Geology in 2019 and passed the Fundamentals of Geology exam in Fall of 2020. They will be sharing their advice on the GIT process and the FG exam.

Professional Geologist Licensure Requirements: Tips for the Exam and How Certification will Help Your Career
Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 11 a.m. MDT

Duration: 1 hour
Speakers:
Laurie Racca, PG, Senior Registrar, California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists
Jazzy Graham-Davis, GIT, Portland State University
Shanna Schmitt, PG, CPG, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)