GIS Career and Jobs
Articles covering issues relating to developing a career in GIS including interview preparation, educational background, and ongoing professional development. Also listed are GIS job resources.
Joseph Kerski, education manager for Esri, and Dr. Devon Cancilla, dean, business and technology for American Sentinel University, are the featured speakers in a free webinar entitled “Top 5 Skills You Need to be Successful in a GIS Career.” The webinar will be held September 27 at 1pm (EDT) and is being hosted by American Sentinel University. [...]
Looking for a job in the GIS field? One of the first places to start a search for a GIS job is on job listings sites that specifically list GIS jobs. Not only can you browse for jobs, you can also post resumes on certain sites specializing in employment in the GIS industry. GIS Job [...]
Michael Gould is interviewed about his thoughts on a career in GIS by American Sentinel University: The job market for people who know about these larger GIS deployments is quite strong. I recently heard an estimate of some 2,000 open GIS positions in the US, mainly in the regions of Washington D.C., Colorado and California. [...]
The British Cartographic Society highlights series of posts and videos on the field of cartography. If you want an idea of what cartography was like in the 1950s, check out the video “A Cartographer’s Way in the 1950s“. To see how cartography has evolved, the Ordnance Survey blog takes a look at Cartography – from [...]
Along with a solid foundation in GIS related coursework, an internship is a must-have in developing strong GIS skills. Finding a GIS Internship Developing your real world experience using GIS is a necessity for finding a geospatial job after you’ve completed your coursework. Most entry-level GIS (jobs that usually have the title technician and specialist) [...]