Opportunities for GIS Specialists Reach into Many Career Fields

GIS is an integral part of many disciplines, businesses and markets

GIS skills are becoming mandatory in many academic fields, including geology, geography environmental studies, biology and natural resource management. GIS is also an integral part of many industries, including:

  • Commercial geographic data and map production
  • Environmental Consulting
  • Surveying
  • Urban planning and development
  • Economic analysis
  • Defense and intelligence
  • Transportation management
  • Law enforcement
  • Emergency medical services
  • Telecommunications and utilities management

Visit the ESRI website for more information about careers in Geographic Information Systems.