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CatherineDuBreck
New Contributor III

Internships are a great opportunity to get hands-on experience in the field, practice what you learned in school, and network with geospatial professionals.  Sometimes, they can even be a great opportunity to get paid!  Looking for an internship can be overwhelming as a student, and even more so as a recent or not-so-recent graduate. 

This article aims to serve as a starting point in the process, regardless of where you are in your academic journey – reviewing the benefits of an internship and identifying tips and tricks for your internship search to help you land that offer.

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PhilippaBurgess
New Contributor III

What does it mean to be "young" in Esri Young Professionals Network (YPN)? How can embracing this inclusive spirit lead to a powerful ecosystem of starters and leaders where you don't "age out" but rather find new ways to engage and contribute?

In this article, I share my own story as a graduate student in a mid-career reset and my journey to becoming an Esri YPN Ambassador.

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OluwaferanmiAkinyemi
New Contributor II

Are you an international student diving into Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in the United States? Building a strong professional network is essential for accessing opportunities and advancing your career in this industry.

In this blog article, I'll give some important tips for connecting with industry experts, joining GIS groups, and making optimal use of GIS events and social media.

Learn how to identify mentors, gain hands-on experience, and become an active member of the GIS community. Don't miss out on these invaluable insights to help you advance in your GIS journey!

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Christian_Mey
New Contributor II

I am Christian Mey, a forestry professional with a passion for Geographic Information Systems (GIS). In this article I explain the pivotal role of GIS in shaping my career in wildlife conservation over the past 12 years, since graduating from the National Forestry School of Cameroon in August 2012.

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Julie_Lazor
New Contributor II

Curious about Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and its exciting career opportunities? Delve into this comprehensive guide that discusses the intricacies of GIS, from its fundamental definition to the myriad job roles available across industries.

Explore diverse pathways to enter the field, including degree programs, certificates, and self-teaching options. Uncover practical tips for skill development and networking to propel your GIS aspirations forward. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned professional, this article equips you with the knowledge and resources needed to thrive in the dynamic world of GIS. Your GIS opportunity awaits!

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Oumayma_Moufid
New Contributor II

The American Association of Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting 2024 in Honolulu, Hawaii was an experience that has left a lasting impression on my research journey.

In this article I talk about my journey as a PhD student and how that led to me being a student presenter and award recipient at the AAG Annual Meeting. 

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RosemaryBoone
Esri Regular Contributor

Esri YPN recently hosted the webinar Future-Proofing Your GIS Career: Essential Skills and Training for Success where panelists discussed skills and strategies needed to thrive in your GIS career now and in the future.

As a follow up to that webinar, I summarized the advice and strategies you can use to grow and evolve in your GIS career while also staying on the cutting edge of changes in GIS technology.

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JosephKerski
Esri Notable Contributor

This article explains why you, the YPN professional, should care about education, beyond your own educational journey.  Why should things happening in schools and universities regarding GIS matter to you, and how can you get involved? 

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JingHu
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New Contributor II

The 2024 Esri Developer Summit  (Dev Summit) provided me with an eye-opening experience showcasing what GIS can do in reality beyond mapping and visualization.

My name is Jing, a senior at the University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill. I am a geographer, statistician, and modeler by training who enjoys the beautiful complexities of the human-environmental system we see through the lens of GIS. This article is about my experience as a student assistant at the 2024 Dev Summit.

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arxmarie
New Contributor II

My name is Ashley Román and I am a Master of Science GIS student at the University of Redlands. I recently attended the Esri YPN Redlands Chapter Meetup at Esri’s HQ in Redlands, CA where I met some amazing GIS professionals and GIS users who are trying to immerse themselves in this field, much like myself.

In this blog article I will share with you my journey that led to my passion for GIS and my experience attending the Esri YPN Redlands Chapter Meetup.

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