The use of geospatial technologies is increasingly being used in a variety of fields. GIS is being used in many different industries and the skills required to be a successful GIS professional have evolved over the years. Below are recommendations on building a strong background in preparation for a career in GIS based on what the majority of employers are looking for. However, keep in mind you will find a wide variety of work and educational backgrounds among those working in GIS jobs.
If you live near Portland, Maine and have homeschooled children, there is a cartography course being offered through the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for … Read more
An invitation to participate in a survey on the establishment of a new GIS related Distance Learning degree program: California University of Pennsylvania is developing … Read more