Geography Department Graduate Assistant position

The Geography Department is seeking a Graduate Student Assistant for the 2019-20 academic year. This person will tutor undergraduate students in geospatial courses, and will help develop GIS materials with geography faculty. Pay is $10 per hour, for up to 10 hours per week. The position is open to MSGA students only. This position requires a person who is organized, methodical, and pays attention to detail. The person should be able to work independently, and also be able to help undergraduates without just giving away the answers! Interested students should send a resume and a short statement of interest to Dr. Gallagher <> by 5 pm on Friday, August 30. … [Read more...]

Geography Department Student Aide positions

The Geography Department is seeking two student aides for the 2019-20 academic year – one is a general aide position, while the other is for a GIS lab aide. These positions require a person with initiative, who will look for work when nothing has been assigned, and who is organized, methodical, and pays attention to detail. Daily assignments vary significantly. The most interesting involve doing research for professors, assisting with research, finding data, creating maps, and tutoring students. The more mundane includes making copies and pdf documents, alphabetizing student assignments, and recording completed assignments. The Lab Aide position requires at least 8 credits of GIS courses so that the person is able to help students with their lab assignments. Preference is also given to a student who has successfully completed the GEOG 110-111 sequence of courses. These positions are open to Geography majors only. The hours tend to be flexible and are usually 6 hours per … [Read more...]

The City of Chesapeake Planning Department is seeking a full-time GIS Technician II

... and they would like UMW graduates to apply! Please search for GIS Technician II here, and contact Rebecca Benz with questions Rebecca M. Benz, GISP Planning Administrator Planning Support Services Division Chesapeake Planning Department (757) 382-6176   … [Read more...]

AAG Council Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Papers

Submit papers for the AAG Council Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper at a Regional Meeting.   This award is intended to encourage graduate student participation in Regional Division meetings and supports their attendance at the AAG Annual Meeting. Regional Divisions select the best graduate student paper presented at their fall meeting, and the awardees receive a $1,000 check from the AAG to support travel and registration costs to attend the next AAG Annual Meeting.   More information on AAG Regional Divisions and their fall meetings is at:   For questions about this award, please email: … [Read more...]

Geographer/GIS position at Smithsonian Institution

The Associate Director of the Geospatial Information Division at Smithsonian Institution called SPECIFICALLY BECAUSE he would like to see recent UMW graduates apply for this position!  Looking for anyone who completed in the last 2 years; GIS certificate and related major should probably also apply.  Please spread the word to our recent grads! … [Read more...]

Fall Internship Opportunities with the American Geographical Society

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GEOINTegration Summit

GEOINTegration Summit September 27-28, 2019   It is a pleasure to invite you to submit your work to the first annual GEOINTegration Summit. This conference is organized by the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) and will take place in Herndon, Virginia on September 27 – 28, 2019. The GEOINTegration Summit will convene academia, industry, and government representatives to explore advances in GEOINT education and professional development. The conference will also identify challenges faced by stakeholders and propose solutions in addition to discussing generational shifts and innovation. A particular interest of the academic community is the evolving nature of the GEOINT tradecraft and its limited accessibility to many faculty, students, and researchers due to the often-classified nature of the intelligence profession—hence this year’s theme, “From the Classroom to the SCIF.”   This is a call for … [Read more...]

GIS operator I position

The Rappahannock Electric Cooperative is has a GIS Operator I position available - applications close Aug 5. Please see this announcement: GISOPERATORI07052019REPOST … [Read more...]

The Laura Bassi Scholarship

The Laura Bassi Scholarship, which awards a total of $8,000 thrice per annum, was established by Editing Press in 2018 with the aim of providing editorial assistance to postgraduates and junior academics whose research focuses on neglected topics of study, broadly construed. The scholarships are open to every discipline and the next round of funding will be awarded in July 2019:      Summer 2019      Application deadline: 25 July 2019      Results: 15 August 2019All currently enrolled master’s and doctoral candidates are eligible to  apply, as are academics in the first five years of their employment.   Applicants are required to submit a completed application form along with their CV through the application portal by the relevant deadline. Further details and application portal: … [Read more...]

1Spatial Consultant Position

Tysons area company, 1Spatial is looking for a consultant position that might be right for a graduate or MGIS alumni   Follow the link below for more details: Consultant … [Read more...]