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Starting and Advancing a Career in the Minerals Industry

Thursday, September 26, 2019
11:00am Mountain Time (UTC -6)


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Have you ever wondered what geologists employed by mining and exploration companies do on a daily basis? This webinar introduces practical aspects of a career in the mining industry and focuses on how you can find employment in this specialized area. You will learn about choosing the applicable classes at a university that can give you an advantage and advance your career. The webinar will also highlight strategies to write and improve your resume and job applications.

Speaker, Early Career Series

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Benedikt Steiner (ARSM CGeol EurGeol FHEA FSEG) is the Master of Science Programme Director in Exploration and Mining Geology at the Camborne School of Mines, UK, and a consultant to the mining industry through his consultancy firm XPLORE GLOBAL Ltd.

Benedikt started his career in regional petroleum exploration in the Eastern former Soviet Union, before moving on to work on Rio Tinto Exploration’s uranium & copper exploration projects in Southern Africa. More recently, he carried out projects in France, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, and Myanmar. Benedikt is a published expert in mineral exploration geochemistry and focuses on integrating geochemical with other geoscientific techniques to aid exploration targeting.