Websites for the College of Arts & Sciences

The following sites include information about topics or careers in various areas of the Arts & Sciences. Additional sites listed may provide related career development or salary survey information.


Sites that post or link to actual job listings are designated with a star.

 

NOTE:   We strongly recommend that you preview websites in all categories since many of the websites listed could apply to students in more than one major. You will want to explore the websites listed for multiple departments within the College of Arts & Sciences, as well as websites listed for some of the other colleges and schools.

 

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Armed Forces

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Natural Resources / Conservation

Education

Population

General

Regional & Urban Development / Planning

GIS (Geographic Information Systems) & Remote Sensing

Useful University of South Carolina Resources

Government (Federal, State & Local)

 


 

ARMED FORCES

 

University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Arts & Sciences (Armed Forces)

http://www.sc.edu/career/la/armed.html

From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center web page.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to careers in the military.

 

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ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE

 

American Meteorological Society

http://www.ametsoc.org/careercenter/index.html

Contains lots of job information and openings.

 

Atomspheric Scienctist

http://www.findhow.com/career/science/science-atmospheric-scientists.php

This site contains information about careers about meteorologist, hydrometerologist and other careers related to atomspheric science.

 

National Weather Association

http://www.nwas.org/

A professional nonprofit association that serves individuals interested in operational meteorology and related activities.  Includes job links.

 

American Association of State Climatologists

http://www.stateclimate.org/

Use this site to contact the state climate office for each state in the US.

 

TheWeatherPrediction.com

http://www.theweatherprediction.com/jobs/

Benefits of this site include information on difference sectors to work in with a meteorology degree, tips on how to get jobs, and links to colleges that offer a degree in meteorology or atmospheric science.

 

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EDUCATION

 

* Academic Keys

http://www.academickeys.com/

Academic keys post job announcements in Higher Education. Select the "Find a Job" tab to search for positions.

 

University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Education

http://www.sc.edu/career/education.html

From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to education-related opportunities.

 

Geography Departments Worldwide

http://www.uibk.ac.at/geographie/

A database of over 1050 geography departments in over 88 countries. Search by country, keyword and research fields.

 

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GENERAL

 

*Jobs in Geography

http://www.emich.edu/public/geo/geography/jobs.htm

Great site about the various types of jobs that can be obtained with a degree in geography.  It also has links to many sites with job postings.

 

* Careers for Geographers

http://depts.washington.edu/geogjobs/

Fantastic information including sample jobs and internship listings, sample job titles, skills geography majors develop, career advice and more.

 

The National Academies

http://www.nationalacademies.org/

Click on "career links" for a variety of job openings with one of the many offices or divisions that make up the National Academies.  There is also a section for fellowships and post-docs.

 

The Association of American Geographers

http://www.aag.org/

You must be a member to access job listings on this site, however, the site provides free access to fantastic information under "jobs/careers" . This includes information on various fields of specialization, a questions and answers career section and an "ask a geographer" section. This site also provides information on conferences and grants for geography students.

 

* Hire Rocket

http://www.ggrweb.com/

Terrific site with information on companies, related news, related software, and more.  Post your resume or search the job listings.

 

Geographyjobs.com

http://www.geographyjobs.com/

Includes job postings in a variety of subfields in geography. Has both internship and full time postions.

 

Department of Geography and Geology-Eastern Michigan University

http://www.emich.edu/public/geo/geography/jobs.htm

A good site for information on what you can do with a major in geography. Also includes links to other geography websites with job postings.

 

* Geojobs.org

http://www.geojobs.org/jobs.php

 This site maintains an up-to-date list of job openings in geography.  Includes national and international job opening. Search by region or date of post.

 

GeoPlace.com

http://www.geoplace.com/

Numerous resources pertaining to geospatial information, including news, publications, conferences and events, company directories, and links to government agencies.

 

Geo Sci-Jobs

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/GeoSci-Jobs/

A Yahoo discussion group for announcing post docs, assistantships, scholarships and employment opportunities in the earth sciences, including geology, oceanography, physical geography, engineering geology, mineralogy, petroleum geology, reservoir engineering, etc.

 

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GIS (Geographic Information Systems) & Remote Sensing

 

GIS.com

http://www.gis.com/

Click on "Careers In GIS" for tons of useful information about the field.

 

The GIS Jobs Clearinghouse

http://www.gjc.org/

This site has LOTS of job listings for GIS you can search for free.  In addition,  resumes can be posted free-of-charge and will remain on the site for 2 months.

 

GISJobs.com

http://www.gisjobs.com/

Search the job listings in Europe, the Middle East or North America by multiple categories such as CAD analyst, cartographer, geographer, geologist, hydrologist, intern, researcher, transportation planner, urban planner, and more.  You may also post your resume for $10 for 90 days, subscribe to the mailing list to receive job postings, and review salary information.

 

GIS Connection

http://www.gisconnection.com/

You may search the job listings and post your resume on this site.

 

GIS Careers.com

http://giscareers.com/

This database contains GIS jobs and resumes covering fields such as remote sensing, mapping, forestry, geographic analysis and more

 

GeoCommunity Career Center

http://careers.geocomm.com/

This site provides GIS, geo-spatial and location-based industry job announcements and career development resources. Post or browse GIS, GPS, CAD, remote sensing, LBS, and earth sciences related job announcements, resumes, and consultant listings. You'll also find numerous employment related resources targeted to the geo-spatial and lbs industries.

 

GeoSearch

http://www.geosearch.com/

Recruiters in geographic information systems (GIS), global positioning systems (GPS), photogrammetry, remote sensing, image processing, computer science and related technologies and sciences post positions on this site. You may search the database for free, or new college graduates may pay to have position listings sent to them.

 

GIS & Computing

http://www.wfsc.tamu.edu/jobboard/index.htm

Texas A&M University maintains an extensive jobs board for their wildlife and fisheries program,  GIS is a category they include .

 

EarthWorks-GIS

http://www.earthworks-jobs.com/remotese.htm

Jobs in remote sensing and GIS from around the world.

 

URISA (Urban and Regional Information Systems Association)

http://www.urisa.org/

Click on "Career Center" on the left side of the page for job postings, resources, resume bank, and schools that have GIS programs.

 

Geospational Information and Technology Association

http://www.gita.org/

Click on "resources" for many useful sections, including industry publications and a list of industry organizations. 

 

The Imaging and Geospatial Information Society

http://www.asprs.org/

Click on "Education & Prof. Development" and then "career brochure" for excellent information on careers in photogrammetry, remote sensing, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and well as required educational for these fields and a list of job titles in the geospatial sciences.  There are also tips on where to find employment and links to some job search sites.  Also see "sustaining members" under "Membership"  to view a searchable database of members of ASPRS, including company descriptions and contact information. This is a great tool for networking.  There is also information about student membership.

 

*Denver GIWIS (Geospatial Industry Workforce Information System)

http://www.giwis.org/

This is a fabulous site with information for students to learn about geospatial career opportunities.  There are  sections where you can learn about colleges and universities that offer appropriate training, salaries and projected job growth for the field, identify professional organizations involved with the geospatial industry, subscribe to listservs, and more.  Best of all are the online career videos of interviews with professionals in the field.
 
American Congress on Surveying and Mapping

http://www.acsm.net/

Click on “for students only” to access brochures with information on careers in surveying, GIS and cartography.  There are also links to many additional related professional associations.  Information on scholarships and fellowships is also available at this site.  Use the “sustaining members” and “state affiliates” links for networking.

 

MAPPS: Management Association for Private Photogrammetric Surveyors

http://www.mapps.org

 Click on "member firm profiles" the click on "Job Opportunities in MAPPS Member Firms" for listings.

 

International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

http://www.isprs.org/isprs.html

Click on “education and links” and then “employment opportunities” for a small list of postings.

 

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GOVERNMENT (Federal, State & Local)

 

University of South Carolina - Career Center - Government Resources

http://www.sc.edu/career/Webresources/government.html

 From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to the best sites for to federal, state & local government opportunities. Will allow you to research employers as well as search for jobs.

 

USGS: US Geological Survey

http://www.usgs.gov/ohr/

Full time, summer, internship and volunteer positions are available with the U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey through this site.

 

State and Local Government on the Net

http://www.statelocalgov.net/

Preview job listings by state at various state agencies such as South Carolina's DHEC (Department of Health and Environmental Control). 

 

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LOGISTICS / TRANSPORTATION

 

*Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals

http://www.cscmp.org/

Click on “career center” and then "career center job board"  to learn more about a career in logistics, including sample job descriptions and salary data.  Get a Student Membership for $25 a year and be eligible to post your resume for internships and jobs.

 

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NATURAL RESOURCES / CONSERVATION

 

University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Arts and Sciences/Environmental Studies

http://www.sc.edu/career/la/envisci.html

From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to natural resource-related opportunities. Use these links to explore how your background in geography might have prepared you for a career in environmental science.

 

Natural Resources Conservation Service

http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/

Under “quick access” click on “employment”.  You’ll find jobs in many categories including many positions for conservationists.

 

American Water Resources Association

http://www.awra.org/

This site has job listings related to water resource management.

 

Air & Waste Management Association

http://www.awma.org/

Browse jobs and post your resume under "Career Center".

 

Land Trust Alliance

http://www.lta.org/

Under "resources for land trusts" you'll find jobs with the LTA as well as at individual land trust-related organizations.

 

The Student Conservation Association

http://www.thesca.org/

Provides people the opportunity to serve and protect our nation's valuable national parks, forests and urban communities. Internships and summer time jobs in national and state parks are available with this agency.

 

PreserveNet

http://www.preservenet.cornell.edu/

This site has several terrific categories including "links", "jobs” and “news/advocacy”.  Under "links" you'll find categories such as history (by subculture), archeology, architecture, government agencies, heritage tourism, maps, museums, and planning and community development.  Under “jobs” you'll find full-time employment listings as well as internships. 

 

 Natural Resources: Research Information Pages

http://www4.ncsu.edu/~leung/nrrips.html

Excellent international directory of natural resources-related information.  Includes academic institutions, professional/research organizations, environmental interest groups, federal agencies, state agencies, journals, magazines, libraries and more. There is even a category on outdoor recreation planning.

 

Natural Resources Defense Council

http://www.nrdc.org/

Click on “issues” for information about current geography issues.

 

Pollution.com

http://www.pollution.com/

Use this site as a directory to access other information related to air quality, water quality, climate, transportation, etc.\

 

EcoIQ.com: The Eco Gateway Link Center

http://www.ecoiq.com/onlineresources/center

Access resources in such categories as sustainability, land use, air and atmosphere, water and wastewater, energy, transport and communication, solid waste and recycling, toxic and hazardous materials, pollution prevention, green design and building, urban greening, and conserving the built environment.

 

Eco-Portal

http://www.eco-portal.com/

Access information on organizations related to air, land and water, sustainability, etc.

 

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POPULATION

 

University of South Carolina - Websites for the College of Arts & Sciences/Sociology

http://www.sc.edu/career/la/socio.html#socdem

From another section of the University of South Carolina Career Center webpage.  This page will link you to numerous sites pertaining to opportunities related to sociology.

 

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REGIONAL & URBAN DEVELOPMENT / PLANNING

 

Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning

http://www.acsp.org/

Click on “careers in planning “ for detailed information on what planners do, how to prepare to be a planner and how to get a job in planning. Click on “jobs” for actual postings (many are academic in nature).

 

American Planning Association

http://www.planning.org/

 A terrific site for anyone interested in city planning or urban development!  See the "jobs & careers" section for outstanding information on this industry and to access job listings.

 

Environmental Design Library – UC Berkeley Library

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/ENVI/index.html

Great resources for city planning, landscape architecture and architecture.  Choose city planning and be sure to click on “job hunting” and scroll down to “job listings” for on-line resources.

 

* Cyburbia: The Planning Community

http://www.cyburbia.org

Job listings in planning are listed down the right side of the homepage.   Also see the "Resource Directory" for additional resources.

 

Planetizen: The Planning & Development Network

http://www.planetizen.com/

Job listings are listed down the front right side of the homepage.  Some internships and junior level planner positions as well as full-time jobs.

 

MainStreet

http://www.preservationnation.org/main-street/

This page, which is part of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, has employment listings in commercial district revitalization (Main Street and/or downtown renovation projects).

 

Urban & Regional Planning Dept. at Florida State

http://www.fsu.edu/~durp

Under "Info for Existing Students", access job listings and links to job posting sites for urban and regional planning jobs both national and state/regional. In addition, find links to job posting sites in environmental employment.

 

Regional Studies Association

http://www.regional-studies-assoc.ac.uk/

This site focuses on urban and regional planning and development, with an emphasis on economic, environmental and social policy issues. Contains links to international institutions and organizations.

 

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USEFUL University of South Carolina RESOURCES

 

* JobMate

http://www.sc.edu/career/

Click on the student link under the JobMate icon in the top right corner of the page. Updated daily by the Career Center at the University of South Carolina, this database lists full-time, part-time, summer, internship and graduate assistantship opportunities in a wide variety of industries.  In addition to searching for advertised opportunities students may also search the employer directory or lists of University of South Carolina Career Fair employers, as well as upload a resume for employers to view and/or sign up for on-campus interviews with employers.

 

University of South Carolina - Department of Geography

http://www.cas.sc.edu/geog/

The Department of Geography at the University of South Carolina. Click on "alumni" and search the alumni database for networking contacts.

 

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