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Five Reasons to Start Using QGIS

Caitlin Dempsey

Here are five compelling reasons to start using the open-source GIS platform QGIS, a free and open source software.

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Where Should You Ask Your GIS Questions?

Caitlin Dempsey

Here are some excellent resources for you to get peer assistance for your GIS related questions.

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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.

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Six Things You Should be Doing to Enhance Your GIS Career

Caitlin Dempsey

Here are six focus areas you should be working on to further your GIS career.

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Preparing for a GIS Job Interview

Caitlin Dempsey

Navigating the interview process for a GIS position can be challenging due to the field's wide skillset requirements - here are some tips.