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GIS Careers

Geography graduates work as:

  • government GIS experts, cartographers (mapping experts), satellite image analyst
  • economic geographers, market researchers, logistics experts, location experts
  • transportation experts, landuse/land planners, urban and regional planners
  • international development workers, community developers, missionaries
  • enviornment consultants, land managers, environmental planners, conservationists
  • area specialists, foreign affairs liaisons, ambassadors and travel agents
  • teachers and professors

GIS Job Portals

GIS Jobs Clearinghouse

Careers at ESRI

Geospatial Jobs (ESRI)

Geospatial Positions - Earthworks


GIS Careers Worldwide

GIS Lounge




GIS Jobs in Western US

Cyber-Sierra's Natural Resources GIS Jobs

USA Government Jobs (Use the search term 'GIS' on the site)

CareerBuilder (Use the search term 'GIS' on the site)

Monster Jobs (Use the search term 'GIS' on the site)





Ecosystem GIS


  • Check out our training videos using the Trimble Juno GPS units.

    Some of these courses at Calvin use our GPS units to build synergy across the campus:
  • - Geography 261 - GIS & Cartography
  • - Geography 361 - Advanced GIS
  • - Biology 250 - Research Design & Methods
  • - Biology 346 - Plant Taxonomy

Career links

Association of American Geographers (AAG)

American Planning Association (APA)

American Metrological Society

Careers in GIS (Geographic Information Systems)

Surveyors and Cartographers (US Department of Labor)

Urban and Regional Planning Jobs (US Department of Labor)