Geographic Information Systems

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Employment


USM Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is always looking for students with Federal Work-Study funding who are interested in working at the GIS Lab. No experience is necessary. Responsibilities include supervising the lab when it is open, helping users with system and software operation, and helping the lab manager with system maintenance. Work study students with some GIS experience help develop and test course modules and workshops, troubleshoot software issues, and assist in research.

Student Employment

Occasionally, USM Geographic Information Systems (GIS) will have funding related to grants or consulting projects that is available for student workers. This funding is not based on Federal Work-Study, so it is available to any student. Generally, at least one or two semesters of experience with GIS or Remote Sensing is required for these positions.

If you wish to be considered for work study or to be notified of non-work study student employment opportunities at USM Geographic Information Systems (GIS), please send your resume to the GIS Lab Manager.  Please include a list of the courses you have taken and whether or not you are eligible for work study funds.  If you are unsure if you have work study funds, contact student financial aid.

Bulletin Board

Postings of GIS related employment opportunities in New England and elsewhere are on the bulletin board outside the lab at 302 Bailey hall.   Check it out if you're looking for a job!


    Search GIS classified ads by job title and by software title. The salary survey helps seekers know what average salaries are for their field, experience, and geographic location. GIS professionals may post their resume or contract services online for a small fee.
  • The GIS Jobs Clearinghouse (GJC)
    Search for GIS jobs by keyword or sort the full list alphabetically by posting date, title, organization, or location. Seekers can also browse jobs on a map.
    Sort jobs by country, state, and type. Users may post and view resumes for free.
  • GeoSearch, Inc
    Search GIS jobs by location, field, or keyword. Seekers may create a profile that is visible to potential employers. Valuable section on tips for interviewing and resume writing under "GIS Resources".
    Browse jobs by date posted. Create an account to post your resume. Includes a section on resume writing tips.
  • GIS Gig
    Search jobs by keyword, category, or date posted. Seekers can sign up to receive email updates when new jobs are added to the list.