GIS Internship Opportunity

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), Land Acquisition and Management Program, is currently seeking to fill an unpaid College Internship. The work location is Hartford.

The work will focus on digitizing and georeferencing archival materials, database management, and cadastral mapping for CT DEEP’s property boundaries. The parcels will be associated with documents like land deeds, easements, and management plans.  The information will be made publically available in the Public Use and Benefit Land Registry web application.

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GIS Working Group Meeting, April 27

Do you plan to integrate geographic information system (GIS), mapping, or other spatial analyses into an upcoming course or project? Perhaps a GIS Assistant can help.

GIS Working Group Meeting
GIS Assistants: What can they do for you?
Wednesday, April 27, 2:40 pm
Usdan 110
During the meeting, current and former faculty participants in the GIS Assistant Program will discuss their experiences with including a GIS Assistant in their teaching or research. The meeting is open to all faculty and staff.

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Esri Story Telling with Maps Contest

Everyone has a story to tell. Harness the power of maps to tell yours and win a trip to San Diego The Esri Storytelling with Maps Contest challenges you to send them the best story maps you’ve got! The grand prize winner will receive airfare, accommodations, and registration to the 2016 Esri User Conference. (Who wouldn’t want to be … Read more

GIS Teaching Assistantship to support MS in Geospatial Technologies student

The Urban Studies Program at The University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for a GIS teaching assistantship to support a MS in Geospatial Technologies student during the 2016-2017 academic year. Compensation includes monthly stipend and tuition support for three quarters of teaching. The TA will be expected to co-teach one section of Maps and GIS (our Introductory GIS … Read more

Dangermond GIS Fellowship

The Dangermond fellowship is a newly formed opportunity through the partnership between National Audubon Society & Esri. The Audubon Enterprise GIS team is hiring 3 Dangermond Fellows to assist in supporting Audubon’s Enterprise GIS platform. This prestigious fellowship is designed with the aim to foster the next generation of leaders in Enterprise GIS. Fellows will … Read more

UCGIS Awards its 2016 Education Prize to Diana Sinton (a WesGIS Seminar speaker)

Ithaca, New York March 31, 2016 For Immediate Release UCGIS is pleased to announce that Diana S. Sinton will receive its 2016 Education Award. Dr. Sinton has made extraordinary contributions to GIScience education in three key areas: connecting GIScience, cognitive science, and the learning sciences; promoting GIS across multiple curricula and disciplines; and developing GIS … Read more

Cartography Talk

Connie Brown of Redstone Studios ( is an artist that specializes in creating personalized maps for her clients. She will be talking about cartographic design and a brief history of cartography. Wednesday April 6, Allbritton 204, 1:10-2:30 pm.