GIS Career and Jobs

Articles covering issues relating to developing a career in GIS including interview preparation, educational background, and ongoing professional development.

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Tilting the GIS Job Hunting Odds

Caitlin Dempsey

The search for a job in GIS can be challenging so the following are things to consider to make sure you are prepared for a successful career in GIS.

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Certification in GIS

Caitlin Dempsey

GIS certification is a professional credential that validates an individual's proficiency in using and understanding geographic information systems.

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How to Find Internships in GIS

Caitlin Dempsey

Tips for finding a GIS internship: check job boards and internship websites, reach out to local employers, attend career fairs and events, and network.

Women in GIS Networking Groups

Caitlin Dempsey

Web sites with information specifically regarding peer support for women in GIS.

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Ten Tips to Prepare for a GIS Job Interview

Kristina Jacob

Got a portfolio? Kristina Jacob presents ten tips for preparing for a GIS job interview.

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