2019 Youth Conservation Corps Crew Leaders

Virginia State Parks are now recruiting 2019 Youth Conservation Corps Crew Leaders. Leaders have an opportunity to live and work within Virginia State Parks and an ideal opportunity to mentor ten high school students through teamwork and conservation work. If you have any students that are enrolled in at least their sophomore year we would love to have them participate in YCC this … [Read more...]

Defense Intelligence Agency is hiring

The Defense Intelligence Agency is currently collecting applications for an upcoming (July) hiring event - and also for 2020 summer internships.  The closing date for the full-time positions is 20 April, and for internships it’s 4 May. The link is https://diajobs.dia.mil and all the various categories for employment are laid out there in separate links. More about working at DIA can be found at https://www.dia.mil/Careers-Internships/ Most Geography majors would be best suited for the Analysis career field, but if they want to apply for others, they must apply to each separately. We are not asking applicants to apply for specific jobs - only to broad career fields. More about being a DIA analyst is at https://www.dia.mil/careers-internships/career-fields/analysis-and-counterintelligence/ An application for a full-time job is pretty simple - it’s basically an expanded resume. I’d encourage applicants to detail their research projects, study abroad experiences, … [Read more...]

Students Helping Honduras 5K

Want  to  run  5K?  Or help  out at one?  Check it out! … [Read more...]

Job Opportunity: GIS Analyst – Emergency Management

This is a position held by an alumnus until just recently. It is for Dorchester County Emergency Management Department, in Summerville, SC 29483. See the announcement here. Ian Purcell '18 says, "feel free to pass along my contact information and point them to my LinkedIn. It’s a great opportunity for anyone who’s looking to break into emergency management or 9-1-1." … [Read more...]

Come to the Spring Awards Banquet!

To purchase your 2019 ticket and see who will be there, click here. Read about what goes on at the banquet here! … [Read more...]

The Central Intelligence Agency will be recruiting at Mary Washington on Thursday March 21st.

 They are looking for Cartographers, and will give a presentation in the Geography Department, Monroe 319, 12.30–1.50 pm.  Please sign up with Amanda in room 327 if you plan to attend! The CIA will be at UMW’s Job and Internship Fair from 3.30pm in the Chandler Ballroom of the UC. You have to register to go via Handshake.   The information below describes some of the positions available: … [Read more...]

MA Geography opportunity: steam water quality, Miami of Ohio

I received this email 1/11/19: I am seeking two motivated students to complete a masters program with a thesis that examines the impact of public lands on stream water quality. Details about the project are below. The program starts in the Fall of 2019. The deadline to apply is Feb 1st. Title: Does a state park with a recreational reservoir provide meaningful water quality improvements within an agriculturally dominated watershed in SW Ohio? Abstract: The proposed research will determine how stream and groundwater nutrient (TN, NO3-, NO2-, NH4+, TP, SRP, TN:TP) and sediment (TSS, NVSS, POM) concentrations, conductivity, and pH are influenced by undeveloped land and a small spillway reservoir in an agriculturally dominated watershed. Specifically, we will quantify how nutrient and sediment concentrations, … [Read more...]

M.S. in Recreation Services & Interventions at East Carolina University

Please share this M.S. Graduate Assistantship opportunity with prospective graduate students interested in pursuing a Master's of Science in Recreation Services & Interventions with a focus on sustainable tourism development at East Carolina University. The scope of projects assigned to this M.S. student will include studying the impacts of disruptive innovations on urban landscapes and tourism geographies. This assistantship will begin in August 2019. A general description of our program is also posted. For specific questions regarding the scope of the projects slated for this position, please contact Dr. Emily Yeager at yeagere18@ecu.edu. … [Read more...]

NSF Funded Research on immigration & border communities

This looks like a great opportunity for students interested in migration issues! The Immigration and Border Community – Research Experience for Undergraduates, is a unique opportunity to learn social science research methods while collaborating with local organizations to conduct in-depth research about the unique challenges faced by border communities in the Paso del Norte region of southern New Mexico, El Paso and Ciudad Juárez. The U.S. Mexico border is currently at the center of political controversy, one that has threatened to further disrupt border cities that were once closely integrated. Immigration is an important … [Read more...]