Promoting Geoscience Research, Education & Success

The PROGRESS Mentoring Program

Are you interested in expanding your network?

Are you interested in finding out more about careers in earth & environmental sciences and connecting with others in these fields?

PROGRESS is a mentoring program aimed at undergraduate students who identify as women and are interested in the earth & environmental sciences.

The program offers students the opportunity to meet peers from regional universities with similar interests, learn more about careers in earth and environmental sciences and expand their professional networks. There is no charge so that we can be sure that there are no barriers to participation. 

Here is the workshop agenda

How to get involved:

Complete a short survey using QR code or link

If selected, participate in a kick off workshop & complete periodic surveys

Share your knowledge

What you will receive:

matched with a mentor!

knowledge you are gifting your wisdom to the next generation of scholars


Use QR Code to compete the short interest survey or follow this link 

If you have further questions or would like to participate in the study but can not access the online application please contact us and let us that you would like to participate. You can also call Dr. Emily Fischer’s office at 970-491-8587

This project is funded by the National Science Foundation’s Improving Undergraduate STEM Education Program: DUE #s 2013318, 2013333, 2013323, 2013312, 2013326.


Undergraduate students (18 yrs +) who identify as women from the following institutions in and around the Colorado/Wyoming Front Range (Colorado State University, University of Colorado Boulder, Metropolitan State University of Denver, University of Northern Colorado, University of Wyoming, and Colorado College) and in North Carolina (University of North Carolina Charlotte, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Greensboro, North Carolina State University, North Carolina A&T University).

Fall 2023 PROGRESS Workshops

Attending a mentoring workshop in the Fall of 2023? Check out the liquid syllabus for the virtual workshop schedule and panelist bios!

Meet the geoscientists of PROGRESS

Why do you work on PROGRESS?