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Career Profiles

Career profiles feature successful industry professionals who've shared their experiences, tips and advice for young professionals navigating their way through the exploration industry. 

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PDAC Presents: Mentoring Program

Mentoring Program PDAC is excited to introduce our pilot Mentoring Program!

If interested in joining the program as a mentor, please submit an application form to Marc Gasparotto, Coordinator Student Program at

PDAC Convention Travel Fund

Student HubPDAC has set up a Convention Travel Fund to help student groups cover the cost of getting to Toronto.  Students must be PDAC members in good standing.

Funding is allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Deadline: February 3, 2017

2017 PDAC Convention Travel Fund Application Form

Volunteering during the Convention is also a great way to save money and meet industry professionals.  In exchange for your time, you will receive a complimentary All Access Student Pass AND a ticket to the Mineral Outlook Luncheon, plus more!

Volunteer Application

S-IMEW 2016: Celebrating 10 years!

PDAC Student-Industry Mineral Exploration Workshop [S-IMEW]

Canadian geoscience students and the realities of the exploration industry PDAC-S-IMEW-logo-small cropped

This May, the PDAC's Student-Industry Mineral Exploration Workshop (S-IMEW) exposed 26 upper-year geoscience students to all aspects of the mineral exploration industry. The workshop provided a mix of lectures, field exercises, site visits and networking opportunities with industry professionals to help students lay the foundation for a successful career in the industry. 

Over 90 volunteers helped make this a reality for the students.

Nomination packages are out, talk to your department head about applying!

Learn more about S-IMEW

S-IMEW Alumni Gallery

S-IMEW Photos

A Look Inside: An excerpt from Core magazine (Fall 2016)