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Two Interesting GIS Websites


From the Geopivot website:


Empower students, young professionals and career flippers to get hired, get promoted and get involved in the geo-community.
We show the personal side of professional development using crowd-sourced stories of struggle and success in GIS.


From the Emerging GIS Leaders

What Does the Path to Success Look Like?

With so many options for education and professional development, how do you know where to start?  Emerging GIS Leaders is a community forum to help you navigate a path to success in the GIS profession.
You can post questions on our social media pages, browse resources posted by our members, connect with your peers, and stay informed of new events by joining our group.
If you are new to our site, check out the “About Us” and “Get Started” pages.

Career Information Session U.S. Customs and Border Protection

The US Customs and Border Protection agency will be on campus conducting career information sessions on the following dates:

Sep. 10th 4-5pm in LW 118            Sep. 17th 1-2pm in LC 102K

They will also have a booth set up during NOVA Day, Sep. 10th 12-3pm.  The agency has a variety of career opportunities that they would like to share with NOVA students.  Interested students can sign up for the sessions at the Counseling center front desk in LR 253.

Note: Students who are seeking employment can check out the job announcement board on the NOVA website.  Here’s the link:


Job Opportunity: Java J2EE Developer with GIS

Below are the job Requirments, the rate is $65 on 1099 during the contract period and the conversion salary is $125K.

Due to the nature of the requirement we need a clearable US Citizen for this oppertunity

REQ ID: 52965VA
Job Title: Java J2EE Developer with GIS
Primary Skills: Java/J2EE, Web Forms, XML, JavaScript, Web Services, SOA,REST, GIS,ESRII ArcGIS (including ArcMAP, ArcSDE, ArcObjects etc.)
Start Date: 2/8/2013
Duration: 3-6 months to perm
Number Of Openings:1
Location:Alexandria VA
Email ID: rec1@vls-systems.com
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SAIC’s Geospatial Intelligence Operation is seeking interns to support an Intelligence Community program in Reston.  Work entails the bar-coding of hardcopy maps.  This paid internship (40 hrs/week) will start mid June and end in late September, potentially later.  Must be a US citizen to apply.  Please contact Josh Weinstein (josh.s.weinstein@saic.com) if interested.

Work will be located next door to NOVA’s Reston facility at SAIC’s Roger Bacon building (next to McDonalds).

Josh Weinstein

Program Manager

Geospatial Intelligence Operation