Grants & Competitions

AAG Award Nominations Due in September

Deadlines for some AAG awards are approaching in September. If you would like to nominate someone or apply on your own behalf, please follow the links highlighted in each award description below to the submission information on each award description page. The Susan Hardwick Excellence in Mentoring Award is given annually to an individual geographer, group,…
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AAG Seeks Interns for Spring Semester

The AAG is currently seeking interns for the spring semester, although the organization offers opportunities on a year-round basis for the spring, summer and fall semesters. Interns participate in most AAG programs and projects such as education, outreach, research, website, publications, or the Annual Meeting. The AAG also arranges for interns to accompany different AAG staff on…
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Addenda

Elin Thorlund Joins AAG Staff as Research Assistant

The AAG is pleased to announce that Elin Thorlund has joined the association staff as a Research Assistant at its headquarters in Washington, Elin served as an intern at the association during the spring 2015 semester, as well as during the AAG annual meetings in Chicago and San Francisco.  She will contribute to numerous areas of…
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GeoHumanities

Online art exhibition to accompany ‘GeoHumanities’ journal

The AAG’s newest journal, GeoHumanities, launched in 2015, is not only an exciting new forum for interdisciplinary scholarship at the intersection of geography and the humanities. It also provides the space for publishing more creative work which crosses over between the academy and practice. The “Practices and Curations” section of each issue features a range…
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Call for Manuscripts for The Pennsylvania Geographer

The editors of The Pennsylvania Geographer, a peer reviewed, semi-annual journal of the Pennsylvania Geographical Society, are soliciting manuscripts for the fall/winter 2016 edition. The deadline for submission is November 15, 2016, and the general topic is Applied Geography. In addition, any other geographical topic will be considered for publication. Please send manuscripts and/or inquiries…
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AAG Seeks Interns for Fall Semester

The AAG is currently seeking interns for the fall semester, although the organization offers opportunities on a year-round basis for the spring, summer and fall semesters. Interns participate in most AAG programs and projects such as education, outreach, research, website, publications, or the Annual Meeting. The AAG also arranges for interns to accompany different AAG staff…
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Census Bureau Plans to Hire 40 Geographers: Students Encouraged to Apply

The Census Bureau is looking to hire 40 geographers for positions in the Office of the Associate Director for Decennial Census. Details about the positions are available at  and the link provided below. In summary, the positions are listed as two-year term positions that can be extended to four years. The positions range from GS-9 to GS-12.  A GS-9…
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AAG Seeks Social Media and Website Content Manager

The American Association of Geographers (AAG) is looking for a social media and website content manager to oversee its engagement across its communities, such as the AAG’s Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube channels, several listservs, 70 online groups and multiple websites. The social media and website content manager will monitor AAG media channels, post information,…
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AAG Seeks Interns for Fall Semester

The AAG is currently seeking interns for the fall semester, although the organization offers opportunities on a year-round basis for the spring, summer and fall semesters. Interns participate in most AAG programs and projects such as education, outreach, research, website, publications, or the Annual Meeting. The AAG also arranges for interns to accompany different AAG staff…
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Award Deadlines

Nominate an Exceptional Geography Masters Program

The American Association of Geographers announces a newly created award recognizing excellence in Geography programs at colleges and universities. The annual award and cash prize honors Geography departments and programs within blended departments that have significantly enhanced the prominence and reputation of Geography as a discipline and demonstrated the characteristics of a strong and engaged…
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