Earth and Physical Sciences Organizations
Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists
SIPES membership provides self-employed earth scientists the opportunity to meet and exchange technical and economic information and find participants for projects from its nationwide network of oil and gas professionals. SIPES maintains a computerized Referral System for Consultants designed to match consulting members with earth scientists. SIPES objective is
to be the pre-eminent organization for furthering the professional and business interests of independent practitioners of the earth sciences. In achieving this vision, emphasis will be placed on (1) professional competence, (2) professional business ethics, and (3) presenting a favorable, credible and effective image of the Society.
National Association of Black Geologists and Geophysicists
The NABGG was organized to:
Inform students in under-represented groups of the career opportunities in geosciences
Encourage them to take advantage of scholarship programs, grants, loans, etc., that are established for minority students.
Give financial support to students pursuing degrees in the geosciences.
Follow the educational careers of the scholarship recipients.
Aid minority students in the search for summer employment and aid corporate members interested in obtaining summer employees for positions that will enhance the students' background and marketability.
Allow minority geologists and geophysicists to establish professional and inter-company relationships
Assist in the development of professional standards and practices of members within their geoscience careers and entrepreneurial pursuits.