Archive for the 'Job and Internship Postings' Category

Internship opportunity at NGA, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency

Monday, October 8th, 2012

The National Geospatial Intelligence Agency is having an open season period for an internship, targeting college students.  The link is:  or go to the NGA page –> Careers—> Current Openings–>Temporary Hire Student-Analytical and Scientific Positions IA-01/02

This is an excellent opportunity for graduating seniors or younger students who have an affinity in imagery analysis/GIS-related intelligence work.  Not only does it open the door to experience working in the intelligence community, but you are given an uncommonly high security clearance … Read the rest

ESRI’s Mid-Atlantic User Group Conference support staff opportunity

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

ESRI holds a Mid-Atlantic User Conference (EsriMUG) in Baltimore 11-12 December; they are looking for students to help support the conference, while learning and making contacts. Two students will win a scholarship to help defray costs. For more information, see ESRI MUG info

The deadline is October 12.

Go to for the application form.… Read the rest

National Geographic Internship 2013

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

National Geographic offers internships each year to geography majors. For the upcoming year, the deadline is October 12 2012 for any of the three 14-15 week internships (Spring, Summer, Fall) in Washington, DC.

For details, please see the NGS web site here

Nat Geo Internship 12-13Read the rest

What I did with my B.A./B.S. degree in Geography

Saturday, July 2nd, 2011

For those of you who will soon graduate in Geography, or have recently (or not so recently) graduated in the discipline, I suggest that you take a look at the Facebook group ‘What I did with my B.A./B.S. degree in Geography.’ Posts vary widely; in some, geography graduates describe the ways which their geography degrees have helped them in their careers (or helped them choose their careers.) In others, geographers post advice, and in some, future graduates vent their despair … Read the rest

Some jobs . . . .

Friday, June 24th, 2011

We’ve received a few job notices over the past week.  One temporary position and one permanent position at the Library of Congress and a GIS technician job in Frederick County, Virginia… Read the rest

Internship opportunity at Virginia Economic Development Partnership

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) division at the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) in Richmond, Virginia is pleased to announce a paid internship opportunity for the summer, 2011.… Read the rest

Summer Internship – RRRC in Culpeper, VA

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

2011 RRRC Regional Planning Internship Program

The Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission (RRRC), based in Culpeper, VA, is soliciting applications from qualified and competitive candidates interested in seeking summer internship experience in the field of regional planning. The ultimately selected candidate will be extended an invitation to join Commission staff as a short-term, stipended employee and engage in meaningful work on a number of challenging area initiatives.… Read the rest

Summer internship at GWRC – Fredericksburg

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

The George Washington Regional Commission is looking for at least one intern this summer.  Applications are due by April 1, 2011.… Read the rest

Summer GIS Internship – Dewberry

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Andrew Peters (UMW 2007) has just informed us of the following internship at Dewberry’s Fairfax office.… Read the rest

Jobs at USAID

Monday, January 24th, 2011

USAID is building a new GeoCenter and will fill four positions in the coming months:  Senior GIS Analyst; Web-Mapper; Cartographer; and a Training/Capacity-Building Specialist.  Please click “read more” for the full and rather lengthy announcement including instructions on how to apply. Given the range of jobs, this announcement should be of interest to both current students and alumni.… Read the rest