Getting a GIS Specialist job.

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How did you get your start doing GIS Specialist work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position?

Do you need a particular educational background?

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caravan in Port Mann, British Columbia

93 months ago

Yes, you need at least a B.Sc honors degree spesializing in either geography, environmnetal science or remote sensing with a strong focus on GIS.. In south africa you might get away with a bachelors (that is if you are black) but in the rest of the world, at least a honors or a masters.

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Zoe in Johannesburg, South Africa

80 months ago

I am a 3rd year BA Geography student, I plan to do my honours in GIS - would this be useless for me to do without a BSC degree?

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Zim in Port Elizabeth, South Africa

80 months ago

Hi Zoe I also did a BA in Geography and I've just completed my Bsc honour in GIS so,no it not useless at all.

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Zoe in Johannesburg, South Africa

80 months ago

Thank you very much, Zim.

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wxanga@*****.*** in Cape Town, South Africa

77 months ago

caravan in Port Mann, British Columbia said: Yes, you need at least a B.Sc honors degree spesializing in either geography, environmnetal science or remote sensing with a strong focus on GIS.. In south africa you might get away with a bachelors (that is if you are black) but in the rest of the world, at least a honors or a masters.

I also did GIS as a course when I was doing my honours degree. I also used GIS when I was writing my MSc thesis, but, up to now I have not get any job in GIS. What can I do? plz I would like to get your advice

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sam in Pretoria, South Africa

62 months ago

I want to GIS degree is there or is only certificate????????

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alex in Pretoria, South Africa

57 months ago

sam in Pretoria, South Africa said: I want to GIS degree is there or is only certificate????????

TRY UNIGIS

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