Donna Genzmer, GISP
Cartography & GIS Center
Spring 2014
slidesha.re/1mqpBMx
 LinkedIn.com
The “old school” paper resume is out!
 Identify somebody’s LinkedIn profile you want
to use as a model
 Add links
 Your “paper” resume
 Presentations
 Crea...
 Network
 Attend events and introduce yourself
 Get a mentor
 Ask someone in your field to review your resume,
your po...
 UWM Career Development Center
 UWM School of Continuing Education Career Tran
 UWM Alumni Association, Career Services...
 Tips from Jim Lacy, Wisconsin State Cartographers Office
 LinkedIn
 About.com
 Association of American Geographers
 ...
 ESRI careers
 GIS Career Pathways page
 Job Openings at ESRI
 Internship
 GeoCommunity Career Center
 Geographic_In...
 GIS Cafe Job Board
 GIS Gig
 GISJobs.com
 gis-jobs list https://cms.uwm.edu/gis/resources/email.cfm
 GISL (a UK comp...
 Nature Magazine, 22 January 2004, (pdf file)
Mapping Opportunities
 Student Conservation Association
 WI State Cartogr...
 American Congress on Surveying and Mapping
 American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing  
 Association of A...
 ASPRS
 American Society for
Photogrammetry and
Remote Sensing
www.asprs.org/Certification
-Program.html
 Exam based
 ...
 The exam will become a
component of the GISCI GISP
certification process in the first
part of 2015.
 “The exam is based...
 Is it worth it??
 Testimonials
 Donna G. Genzmer, GISP
Director, Cartography & GIS Center
Bolton 420
dgs@uwm.edu
414-229-4865
http://www4.uwm.edu/cgis/
...
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Created for the occasion of the GIS Club at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Career event. Includes resources for a job search in the geospatial professions.

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Geospatial Careers: Getting a Job [2014]

  1. 1. Donna Genzmer, GISP Cartography & GIS Center Spring 2014 slidesha.re/1mqpBMx
  2. 2.  LinkedIn.com The “old school” paper resume is out!
  3. 3.  Identify somebody’s LinkedIn profile you want to use as a model  Add links  Your “paper” resume  Presentations  Create a portfolio  Get recommendations  Join LinkedIn groups
  4. 4.  Network  Attend events and introduce yourself  Get a mentor  Ask someone in your field to review your resume, your portfolio, provide job search tips  Face-to-face is more effective  Practice interviews
  5. 5.  UWM Career Development Center  UWM School of Continuing Education Career Tran  UWM Alumni Association, Career Services  UWM Alumni Association LinkedIn Group
  6. 6.  Tips from Jim Lacy, Wisconsin State Cartographers Office  LinkedIn  About.com  Association of American Geographers  Careers in Geospatial Technologies  CartoTalk's List of Online Job Resources  Dice "the career hub to tech insiders"  Directions Magazine Careers  Earthworks  The Environmental Careers Organization (ECO)
  7. 7.  ESRI careers  GIS Career Pathways page  Job Openings at ESRI  Internship  GeoCommunity Career Center  Geographic_Information_Systems/Employment/ (GIS)  Geojobs  Geosearch  Geospatial Industry Workforce Information System (GIWIS), industry-wide resources for educators, current and future geospatial/GIS&T workers, workforce development professionals, and employers
  8. 8.  GIS Cafe Job Board  GIS Gig  GISJobs.com  gis-jobs list https://cms.uwm.edu/gis/resources/email.cfm  GISL (a UK company)  GIS Jobs Clearinghouse     GIS User Careers  GISL (a UK company)  Google http://directory.google.com/Top/Science/Social_Sciences/Geogra
  9. 9.  Nature Magazine, 22 January 2004, (pdf file) Mapping Opportunities  Student Conservation Association  WI State Cartographer's Office Job listings  Wisconsin Land Information Association
  10. 10.  American Congress on Surveying and Mapping  American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing    Association of American Geographers  Cartography and Geographic Information Society  Geospatial Information & Technology Association  Wisconsin Chapter  GIS Certification Institute  The Professional Alliance for GIS and Geosciences  University Consortium for Geographic Information Science  Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA)
  11. 11.  ASPRS  American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing www.asprs.org/Certification -Program.html  Exam based  Specific Expertise  GISCI  GIS Certification Institute gisci.org/  Point system based on major components:  Educational Achievement  Professional Experience  Contributions to the Profession  Additional Points  Code of Ethics  Fee
  12. 12.  The exam will become a component of the GISCI GISP certification process in the first part of 2015.  “The exam is based on the Geospatial Technology Competency Model (GTCM) Tier 4, Geospatial Core Technical Competencies. Because the GTCM is exemplary, in order to develop the detail needed as a foundation for an exam, GISCI is basing its exam development on job analysis, a standard practice of certifying organizations.”
  13. 13.  Is it worth it??  Testimonials
  14. 14.  Donna G. Genzmer, GISP Director, Cartography & GIS Center Bolton 420 dgs@uwm.edu 414-229-4865 http://www4.uwm.edu/cgis/ slidesha.re/1mqpBMx

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