A good geographer will have knowledge in understanding the relationships between humans and their environments, spatial and statistical analytical skills, the ability to visualize data both graphically and cartographically, and strong verbal and written skills.
Geographers or anyone with a history of geography education or practice have special skills that can enhance their resumes across nearly all career options. From GIS skills to graphic design to multiculturalism, here are eight ways to market your geography experience as viable job skills.
Geographers find work in a variety of disciplines both in the physical and human geography related fields. Geographers are employed as cartographers, urban planners, climatologists, natural resource managers, and emergency management personnel; any industry requiring the development or analysis of geographic data will often have a geographer on staff. The […]
Kristina Jacob is a GIS professional working at a local city in Southern California. She is also an avid photographer (her work can be found on her site, Kristina Jacob Photography). She shares her thought about what drew her to both geography and photography. Kristina has also shared some amazing […]
“Well, I guess you can always teach.” If this is the response you get from friends and family when you talk about your chosen field of study as geography, this article is for you. Turn the facts back onto these naysayers and show how exciting, rewarding and well paying a […]