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GIS Career and Jobs

Registration Now Open for the Inaugural GISP Certification Exam

The GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) is seeking candidates for the inaugural GISP certification exam.  About five years ago, GISCI began exploring changing the requirements for obtaining a GISP from its portfolio-only based requirements.  After launching a formal review in 2011, GISCI finally announced earlier this year that it would be […]

GIS Career and Jobs

New GISP Certification Process and Fees Announced

The GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) which had launched a review of its certification process back in 2011, announced new terms and fees for its certification and recertification processes starting July 1, 2015. In terms of the process for obtaining a GISP certification, the biggest change is the exam component.  Starting on […]

GIS Career and Jobs

Six Things You Should be Doing to Enhance Your GIS Career

GIS is not a static field and neither should your ongoing professional development be. With more and more academic institutions offering GIS certificate and degree-based programs, the competition in the field for GIS jobs is growing. GIS Career • GIS Gig – Job Listings • GIS Job Sites • GIS […]

GIS Learning

GIS Certification versus Certificate Programs

GIS Certification versus Certificate Programs

GIS certification and certificate programs are two similarly named yet different markers of a person’s GIS education and skills achievements.  To sort out the confusion, both certificate programs and GIS certification are described in this article. GIS Certificate Programs GIS certificate programs are usually a series of GIS related coursework […]

GIS Career and Jobs

GISP Certification Update Under Review

GISP Certification Update Under Review

Last summer, the GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) announced plans to update the GIS Professional Certification process.  Starting February 1st, GISCI will accept public comments about their proposed changes: Key among the proposed updates is the addition of a required examination. The Working Group that prepared the proposal recommends that the […]