Jobs & Careers in Geography

Nina Feldman: A Career in GIS and Geography

Nina Feldman, a former intern with AAG and the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress, shares why she chose a career in GIS and Geography in a very poignant guest blog post for Worlds Revealed: Geography & Maps at The Library Of Congress. She discusses the family members, professors and supervisors who…
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AAG Offers Suite of New Resources for Students and Job Seekers

The AAG is pleased to announce a suite of new resources designed to help students find information about undergraduate and graduate degree programs, as well as currently available graduate assistantships, internships, and postdoc positions in geography. The current AAG Guide to Geography Programs in the Americas is a comprehensive listing of undergraduate and graduate programs…
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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 Jobs in Geography and GIS Center Adds New Features and Functionality

Looking for a job in geography? The AAG Jobs in Geography and GIS Center is the preeminent source for academic jobs in geography, as well as a wide variety of jobs in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. It's the best place to find your next great opportunity or even your dream job! If you're a student,…
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Organization for Tropical Studies Seeks Mentors for Native American and Pacific Islanders Research Experience Program

CALL FOR RESEARCH MENTORS NAPIRE: Native American and Pacific Islander Research Experience at Las Cruces Biological Station, Costa Rica Mentors needed between June 20th and August 3rd Application Deadline November 30, 2015 The Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS) is seeking Research Mentors (ABD or PhD only) for the Native American and Pacific Islanders Research Experience…
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Call for Participation: Geography Careers Events at AAG 2016

For each of the activities below, we seek a diverse group of individuals representing a range of employment sectors, organizations, academic and professional backgrounds, and racial/ethnic/gender perspectives. If interested, please send an email to specifying your topic(s) and activity(s) of interest, and attach your current or resume. For best consideration, submit your information by November…
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Jobs & Careers in Geography

Jobs and Careers Center at the 2015 AAG Annual Meeting

In recent years, careers and professional development activities at the AAG’s Annual Meeting have been expanding and broadening. Thanks in part to positive feedback and attendance, the 2015 Annual Meeting in Chicago will continue to feature the Jobs and Careers Center, a centralized location where conference attendees can attend panel discussions, participate in workshops, receive…
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New AAG Position Opening: Editorial Associate

The Association of American Geographers (AAG) has an immediate opening for the position of Editorial Associate, to be located at the AAG’s central office in Washington, DC.  In collaboration with the Managing Editor and the Production Editor, the Editorial Associate will contribute to the day-to-day operations of the AAG’s four scholarly journals: Annals of the…
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Jobs & Careers in Geography

New AAG Brochure Informs, Inspires Students About Geography Jobs

The new AAG Jobs and Careers in Geography brochure is geared toward recruiting both upper-level high school and undergraduate college students to geography courses, geography majors, and possible careers in geography. The six-panel, color brochure is designed to speak directly to students, with lively graphics portraying young people engaged in the exciting and socially meaningful…
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Spotlight profile: Yusuf Adamu, geographer and poet

Yusuf Adamu epitomizes the multidisciplinary tradition of geography. An associate professor of geography and head of the Strategic Planning Unit of Bayero University in Kano, Nigeria, he is also a bilingual novelist and poet who has published works in the Hausa and English languages. A 2011 interview withSentinel Nigeria reveals how Adamu's training as a medical…
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