Welcome to the Geography Bulletin Board

Welcome to the Geography Department's Digital Bulletin Board! Here we'll post about events, fundraisers, panels, and gatherings from across campus. Check back frequently to see if there's anything that appeals to your interests!   … [Read more...]

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...]

Internship Opportunity

If any graduating seniors are interested in a job at the Office of Management and Budget click the link below to see available positions: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/529548200   … [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...]

A Capstone Presentation

Everyone is welcome to attend a capstone presentation to meet requirements for the Master of Science in Geospatial Analysis! Come see Meredith Gregory present "Climate Ecosystem Modeling" at 3:00pm on Thursday, March 21, 2019 in Monroe 320 Congratulations, Meredith! … [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...]

Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation

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NSF REU Site: Spatial Models and Electoral Districting

  2019 REU CFP … [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...]