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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Spotlight profile: Geliah Gloria, Research Assistant, Integrated Coastal Resources Management Program

In an interview for Filipino Geographers, Geliah Gloria discusses her experiences as a geography student, environmental researcher, and guardian of the Philippine coasts. At the time of her interview (2011), she worked as a Research Assistant with the Integrated Coastal Resources Management Program of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and was preparing to begin…
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