Education & Careers

Geospatial College & University Scholarships, Grants and Awards Available 2019

Awards Available To Canadian Students in Geomatics: GIS, Surveying, Geography, Engineering, Remote Sensing, etc… Editors note: If your institutions award…

Jason Freeburn discusses geospatial education at Lakehead University

This installment of our ongoing series on GIS and education in Canada features GoGeomatics talking to Jason Freeburn. Jason is…

Vancouver BCIT GIS Program seeking sponsors for student practicums/projects

The BCIT GIS program is seeking sponsors, particularly companies and government agencies, to undertake a project or practicum with BCIT…

Marikka Williams talks Fleming College: A top GIS school for success-oriented students

Between Ottawa and Toronto, nestled in what many consider the best cottage country in the world is Lindsay, Ontario.  It is in…

Lyon, Montreal, Torbay and beyond: Rodolphe Devillers seeks geospatial answers to environmental problems

This series first started with three career profiles linked to COGS in Lawrencetown, NS, and then moved west to Victoria,…

Claus Rinner talks about Ryerson’s special mission to provide career-relevant education in GIS

Jonathan Murphy: Hi Claus, and welcome to the GoGeomatics Canada community. First off, can you tell us about where you…

The Best Open Source GIS Certificate Program in the World is Canadian

This interview is part of a series of interviews spanning the depth and breadth of the Canadian GIS community.  We…

Karl Kliparchuk talks top GIS Education at BCIT in Vancouver, BC, Canada

GoGeomatics kicks off our series of interview with geospatial program across the country on the West Coast of Canada.  We…

GIS Specialists not so special anymore

As a former GIS specialist who has transitioned to a new career as a software developer I have a story…

The Best GIS Education Programs in the World are in Canada

In honour of the 5th annual Back to School GoGeomatics Socials, we are going back to our roots.  Some of…

Why is it so hard for Millennials to find and keep a GIS Job?

The young generation known as Millennials or Generation Y  (That I the writer am a part of) have had many…

Interview with Ted MacKinnon: One of Nova Scotia’s most valuable geospatial resources

“Oh the Places You will go!” Part 3: “Continuing the COGServation” I’ve been writing a series of articles and interviews…

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