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Career Information

Learn more about geospatial job opportunities and
career services available to you.

Employment Opportunities

Jobs in the geospatial field are found within nearly all industries and sectors, including government, business, education, health, environment, and software engineering. Professionals with geospatial education and training in spatial analysis, image interpretation, geovisualization, and GIS programming are in demand.

We regularly post job and internship opportunities on LinkedIn

What Our Students Say

A great credential to show on my resume.

The MGIS degree is a great credential to show on my resume when putting proposals together. My work in the program definitely improved my writing, and helped me rethink how I approach solving problems.

— John Pritchard

Preparing For Your Job Search

Whether you need practice with interviewing skills or assistance with your resume, Penn State can help. It’s never too early to make plans and prepare for a job search.

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Penn State’s Student Affairs office provides opportunities for leadership training and development, among many other career-related services. 

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Penn State’s World Campus Career Services offer many resources and tools for professional development, including career counseling and job fairs.

Geospatial Revolution: Mapping the Pandemic

"Geospatial Revolution: Mapping the Pandemic," the fifth episode in the series, tells how geospatial and public health communities responded to COVID-19 using new technologies to identify and track the virus while harnessing the resources necessary to fight the disease.

Share job opportunities with us!

If you have an employment opportunity to share, we would love to hear from you! Email us at with the information. You may also post it to Nittany Lion Careers, the premier job site for Penn State students and alumni.