GIS As a Career

The Department of Labor estimates that 10 million jobs will utilize Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technologies over the next 10 years! GIS is becoming an integral skillset for the 21st century employee. From government to private industry, GIS is utilized in industries such as agriculture, defense, surveying, retail, marketing, conservation, telecommunications, law enforcement, public health, airports and aviation, education, and much more. Visit http://www.esri.com/industries to explore the varied industries that employ GIS technology.

MEDB Women In Technology is committed to helping prepare Hawai’i students for rewarding  and sustainable career opportunities and promotes GIS awareness and education. Below are interviews of Hawai’i professionals discussing how they use GIS in their field, their educational and career pathways, and the importance of GIS technology in Hawai’i. Visit the K-12 Hawai’i GIS Hub to stay connected to Hawai’i’s GIS community!

2015 LIVE GIS DAY STATEWIDE WEBCAST

2015 LIVE GIS DAY HAWAII WEBCAST FOR K12 SCHOOLS from Women in Technology Project on Vimeo.

 

STEMworks™ GIS VIDEOS

KALISI MAUSIO
GEOSPATIAL ANALYST
NOAA OFFICE FOR COASTAL MANAGEMENT

Kalisi Mausio from Women in Technology Project on Vimeo.

 

CRAIG CLOUET
SOLUTION ENGINEER
ESRI

Craig Clouet from Women in Technology Project on Vimeo.

 

SHERWIN AQUINO
GEOSPATIAL ANALYST
CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU

Sherwin Aquino from Women in Technology Project on Vimeo.

 

GRETCHEN CHIQUES
THE BALDWIN GROUP AT NOAA OFFICE FOR COASTAL MANAGEMENT

Gretchen Chiques from Women in Technology Project on Vimeo.

 

NICOLAS TURNER
NATIONAL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS TRAINING CENTER
NSF GRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOW, UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA

Nicholas Turner from Women in Technology Project on Vimeo.

 

MAIA KAPUR
RESEARCH ASSISTANT & GRADUATE STUDENT
HAWAII INSTITUTE OF MARINE BIOLOGY

Maia Kapur from Women in Technology Project on Vimeo.