The study of Geography and Geospatial Technology (GST) are closely linked. Many employers with geography related positions are searching for candidates with GST skills. Geospatial technology is a rapidly expanding industry that crosscuts nearly every discipline and sector of the U.S. economy. Industries as diverse as health, agriculture, construction technology, emergency services, environmental technology, government, Information technology, national security, transportation and more use GST to collect and analyze data daily. According to a 2005 study by Research and Consultancy Outsourcing Services, the geospatial market is estimated to grow to more than $700 billion by 2017.
- USAJOBS - The official website of the U.S. Federal Government
- Association of American Geographers - AAG online career guide
- GISCafe.com - GIS jobs, resources and information
- GEOPlace.com - Multiple GIS and Business related publications
- GISMonitor.com - Continuing education and professional development opportunities from Professional Surveyor Magazine