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...]

Geography Lunches, Fall 2021!

Welcome back, and here’s to a good fall semester! Faculty in the Department of Geography have been working hard to prepare for interesting in-person courses this term, and we are planning several optional extras, many of which will take place outside and all of which involve #doingGeography! You found this message on Bulletin Board – this is where we post other opportunities! First up: Geography Lunch! During this semester, all geography majors will be invited to eat a boxed lunch with other majors and one or two professors. You will be contacted by email by a professor and invited to lunch at a particular day and time. If you can’t go, say so! You will be contacted again later. If you have a really tough schedule, you might let us know when you DO eat lunch on campus! The plan is to decide on a location where folks can eat outside; you’ll be given a menu from which to choose a sandwich. Why are we doing this? It seems like a good idea! … [Read more...]

Two Paid fellowship positions with Federal Transit Admin

These positions are for current or recently-completed MSGA students: Read both! Their requirements are different... https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/USDOT-2021-2004 https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/USDOT-2021-2003 … [Read more...]

Internship Opportunity: Transportation Planning with FAMPO

The Fredericksburg Area Metropolitan Planning Organization is looking for a Transportation Planning intern for this coming fall. This is an entry-level paid position! See application details here: FAMPO-Transportation-Planning-Intern-210811 … [Read more...]

National Park Service summer ’21 internship: WI

http://cas.umw.edu/geography/files/2021/01/NPS-GIS-Tech-2021-NC-v03.pdf … [Read more...]

GIS Intern II- Emergency Management, Henrico, VA

Closing Date: This position closes on Monday, August 10, 2020.  GIS Intern II Henrico GIS Intern II - Emergency Management: This is a challenging hands-on internship for a student who will work within our Division of Fire, Office of Emergency Management and Workplace Safety performing a variety of responsible tasks relevant to the use of GIS while working on solutions to real-world problems, including, but not limited to disaster scenarios, incident response, community recovery & mitigation. This is a fall internship for current college students who are a sophomore level or above. This internship is for academic credit. The selected student must be eligible to earn academic credit through their program and provide the requirements of such. Henrico County offers a variety of challenging hands-on internships performing a variety of responsible asks relevant to the assigned department. Internships may be available in many departments. For more information on the operations … [Read more...]

GIS TECHNICIAN- Town of Colonial Beach

https://colonialbeachva.net/documents/gis-technician/ The Town of Colonial Beach, Virginia is currently hiring a GIS Technician. Technician is tasked with creating, updating, and maintaining geographic information system (GIS) datasets, maps and related files for the Town of Colonial Beach. Position provides technical assistance and support to users regarding data maintenance procedures and GIS software support. … [Read more...]

Mapping and Analyzing the Spread and Intervention of COVID-19

Drs. Dawn Bowen and Ping Yin spoke about mapping and analyzing the spread and intervention of Covid-19 during the Covid-19 in Context course on June 29. You can see and hear the presentation here! … [Read more...]

StartUpUMW: A student entrepreneur internship opportunity 

Do you have a business idea? Ever thought about starting a business? Apply online to join StartUpUMW - a student entrepreneur program and academic internship opportunity. In StartUpUMW, you will network with local business owners and learn how to start and manage a company from local Business Consultants. Check out the website for more information and to apply: www.umw.edu/startupumw … [Read more...]

GIS Specialist position

GIS Specialist with Parsons: position open June 25 Location: Bowling Green, VA | US Job #: R111200 https://jobs.parsons.com/job/11127330/gis-specialist-bowling-green-va/ … [Read more...]

IDIS 300P: Covid-19 in Context

This is a 3-credit course that is open to all students, including incoming first years. It will take place online this summer, but will appear on the fall course list. There is no cost for taking this course! Read about it, and register, on this page. It is team-taught by many different faculty and will feature viewpoints from multiple disciplines. Friends, family and community members may also join in! … [Read more...]