Careers and Jobs


We want to help you find the job you want!

On this page we will keep postings, links, and updates on career opportunities, job ads, workshops, resume building, and graduate school opportunities.  Please let us know if you have something that should be posted to this page; we will review it for potential inclusion.



Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, St. Petersbug

FWRI seeks an environmental specialist with GIS skills.  Appears to be a great opportunity; for more information visit their job posting.



Geospatial Analyst Position - FEMA National Watch Center

FEMA is seeking to hire GIS Analysts for work in the Washington, D.C. area.  Have a look at the USAJobs announcement.



GIS Analyst - City of Gulfport. MS

City seeks a GIS Analyst with at least a B.S. in Geography, planning or computer science.  For more information see their job post.



NASA DEVELOP Intern Program

Southern Miss students interestd in applying for a summer 2014 internship with NASA DEVELOP should contact Dr. David Holt.  Applications are being accepted through 2.28.2014.  Numerous GHY & GLY majors have received internships over the past years; such opportunities have led to career building opportunities.  Contact Dr. Holt at david,



GIS Applications - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking to hire a permainent position for a GIS specialist in Mobile, AL.  The open period for applicaitons is until March 12.  For more information have a look at the posting.



GIS Planner - Central Mississippi Planning and Development District

Seeking to hire a GIS Planner, for more details have a look at their announcement.










What can I do with a Geography degree?
Careers in Geogrjaphy can include fields related to environmental science, they can also be in areas of planning, development and international (Peace Corps), and they can be realted to geospatial science.  Have a look at the possibilities, types of employers, and strategies on how to get the career you seek.


Mississippi Geographic Alliance
If you are interested in geographic education and careers related to the application of geography in education, then you may want to get to know the folks at the Mississippi Geographic Alliance and their support group.  You can contact them at MAG


Careers in Geology
An informative place to learn more about careers in Geology is at:  Careers in Geology


Geography Jobs
Have a look at "Geography Jobs" in About Jobs.  You can find their comments at: Geography Jobs


Jobs in Geography
For careers in Geography, you may want to look at the Jobs in Geography site for the Association of American Geographers: JIG


Careers in GIS