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Employment Opportunities

Here's a list of current part-time and full-time employment opportunities of special interest to current (undergraduate and graduate) students as well as recent alumni in the fields of geography, GIS, and urban or environmental planning. 

Also check the Employment Resources section below for links to organizations and sites that provide information about employment opportunities in geography, GIS, and planning. Browse them periodically for updates, or sign up for their job alerts.

Are you looking for an Internship? Check out the SGSUP Internship postings for weekly updates of new opportunities!

Employers: If you have a job posting to share, please contact us at sgsup.careeradvising@asu.edu

Career Navigator - October 20, 2021 - Tempe campus: Memorial Union (MU)
Career Presentations - 1:30-2:30pm (Turquoise Room 220) - Hear lively commentary by local professionals who pursue careers related to geography, GIS or urban planning about their experiences and how students can become an ideal candidate for their industry of interest.
Career Discovery - 3:00-5:00pm (Ventana Room 241) - Industry professionals will be at tables, ready to talk with about their company’s internship opportunities, entry level job positions, and answer questions about your career interest.

Current Jobs

Postedsort descending Job Location Apply by Position Type
06/22/2021 Colorado Springs, CO 12/13/2021 Full Time (0-2 yrs exp.)
07/01/2021 Alexandria, VA 12/31/2021 Full Time (2+ yrs. exp.)
08/11/2021 Garland, TX 11/11/2021 Full Time (2+ yrs. exp.)
09/09/2021 Tempe, AZ 11/30/2021 Grad or PhD Level
09/21/2021 Spokane, WA 11/13/2021 Full Time (2+ yrs. exp.)
09/21/2021 Toronto, Ontario, CAN 10/28/2021 Grad or PhD Level
10/08/2021 Surprise, AZ 10/27/2021 Full Time (0-2 yrs exp.)
10/08/2021 Phoenix, AZ 10/27/2021 Full Time (0-2 yrs exp.)
10/08/2021 Phoenix, AZ 10/27/2021 Full Time (2+ yrs. exp.)
10/08/2021 Tempe, AZ 10/27/2021 Full Time (0-2 yrs exp.)
10/11/2021 Flagstaff, AZ 10/22/2021 Full Time (0-2 yrs exp.)
10/11/2021 Flagstaff, AZ 10/22/2021 Full Time (2+ yrs. exp.)
10/13/2021 Columbus, OH 10/22/2021 Full Time (2+ yrs. exp.)
10/15/2021 Peoria, AZ 10/24/2021 Full Time (2+ yrs. exp.)
10/15/2021 Phoenix, AZ 11/03/2021 Full Time (0-2 yrs exp.)
10/15/2021 Phoenix, AZ 11/03/2021 Full Time (0-2 yrs exp.)
10/18/2021 Tucson, AZ 10/29/2021 Full Time (0-2 yrs exp.)

Employment Resources

Cultural and Physical Geography
  • Association of American Geographers - Jobs in Geography) - Especially a good resource for academic positions.
  • GeographyJobs.com - Focuses on job opportunities in the environment, urban planning, transportation planning, GIS, remote sensing, economic development, housing, emergency planning, various types of research and education
  • Earthworks.com - Public-sector, private-sector and academic jobs in environmental sciences, meteorology, climate science, remote sensing, etc.
  • The Nelson Institute: Environmental Jobs - A listing of internships and jobs, especially in the midwest US
  • US Bureau of Land Management - Here's a flyer with a host of links for entry-level environmental jobs of all kinds
  • Environment America - National environmental advocacy organization with entry-level positions in Arizona and many other states
  • Josh's Water Jobs - A listing of water-related jobs in the US and throughout the world. Includes option to sign up for a weekly email that sorts new positions by required experience -- including "0 to 5 yrs"
  • Climate Change Careers - Search the latest jobs at organizations solving climate change.

 

GIS and related fields
  • AGIC-L listserv - Email list of the Arizona Geographic Information Council, focused on Arizona-based GIS jobs, resources, and events.  Read here how to sign up.
  • ASU GIS listserv - Email list focused on Arizona-based GIS internships, jobs, resources, and events.  Link explains how to sign up.
  • ESRI - Career information and internship opportunities for current students and new graduates
  • Discover Data Science: Guide to GIS - Information about GIS careers and education options, as well as self-training resources

The following sites list current fulltime GIS-related positions:

 

Government
Planning

The sites below list full-time positions for planners, and give timely information about careers in planning.  Most are national listings.

 

Nonprofits

 

Resources for all fields
  • ASU Handshake - ASU Career Services' portal for current students and alumni - Create an account to see job listings, career events, make career advising appointments. 
  • Arizona at Work - Large database of Arizona jobs, including Arizona employers with immediate openings and other job search resources
  • Indeed.com - Search for jobs of all kinds nationally and internationally
  • Americorps.gov - Portal for 3 federal programs:  AmeriCorps State and National, AmeriCorps VISTA, and AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps). Part-time and full-time positions serve US communities in areas ranging from community development to conservation.  Stipend and loan repayment offered.
  • Conservation Job Board - Postings for jobs in conservation, natural resource management, environmental education, resiliency and more
  • Elance - A site where companies post projects for which they'd like to hire freelancers, and freelancers can respond to those that interest them. Project types include web and mobile development, writing, and data science.
  • Green Dream Jobs - Jobs, organizations, internships & volunteer opportunities focused on renewable and clean energy, green building, and sustainability
  • Green Schools Listserv, GRNSCHL-L - Mailing list for the discussion of university and college efforts to reduce environmental impacts. Often used to announce open positions relating to sustainability, at universities & colleges.
  • Guide to Government Careers - Guide to availability and benefits of government jobs as well as guidance on the application process.
  • Guide to Public Service - Guide to career paths with government, nonprofits, non-government organizations, and in education.
  • Idealist.org - Jobs, organizations, internships & volunteer opportunities focused on practical solutions to social and environmental problems.