Jobs and Other Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

GIS Specialist/Analyst – State of Iowa – Des Moines, Iowa
Website:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/iowa/jobs/3832835/information-technology-specialist-4
Application Closes: December 19, 2022

Iowa Precision Ag & Conservation Specialist – Pheasants Forever
Website:
https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=e9cf9c51-b70e-4607-b723-b8bf76c3161b&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=424919&lang=en_US&source=EN
Application Closes: December 30, 2022

GIS Internships and Co-ops – Iowa Department of Transportation – Ames, Iowa
Website:
https://iowadot.gov/careers#26157444-internshipsco-ops
Various Dates (several available, see link)

Educational Opportunities

NASA DEVELOP Program
DEVELOP pairs participants with partner organizations for 10-week interdisciplinary research projects that connect NASA Earth Observations to community concerns around the globe.
Website: https://develop.larc.nasa.gov/index.php

NASA ARSET Trainings
https://appliedsciences.nasa.gov/join-mission/training

2022 GeoTech Center Professional Development
The GeoTech Center has a number of free courses offered throughout the year. Visit their website for more information.
Website: https://www.geotechcenter.org/

Upcoming Conferences

2023 Esri Midwest User Conference
What: The conference will be filled with inspiring sessions, training, and networking. You’ll see the latest technology and hear from inspiring thought leaders who have leveraged GIS to overcome challenges.
When: February 22-23, 2023 with pre-conference workshops February 21
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Website: https://www.esri.com/en-us/about/events/esri-midwest-uc/overview

2023 Iowa Technology and Geospatial (ITAG) Conference
What: The ITAG Conference is a joint effort between the Iowa Geographic Information Council (IGIC) and the Iowa Counties Information Technology (ICIT) organizations to combine annual conferences into one comprehensive technology and geospatial event. In total, there will be more than 50 hours of educational content over the course of the conference.
Location: West Des Moines, Iowa