April 14, 2018

COLA Conference

The 18th annual conference of the College of Liberal Arts will be taking place on April 19-20. Students will be presenting their research at the Drinko Library over the two-day period. Below you can find the geography students presenting at the conference:

All undergraduates who eventually will have to present before reaching graduation are highly encouraged to attend. Not only will you get to see how the process works, but you can also be there to support your fellow classmates.

Academic Opportunities

Graduate Assistantship at University of North Carolina-Charlotte

Center for Applied GIScience (CAGIS) at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking graduate students (Master and/or PhD) in the domain of GIScience and computational science. The ideal candidates, starting from Fall 2018 or Spring 2019, should have strong interest or experience in big spatial data, GIS-based programming, high-performance geocomputation, and CyberGIS.

Candidates will be working as research assistants to support the Center’s research projects. For Ph.D. and Master program information, refer to the following links:



If you are interested, please send CV, letter of interest, and contact information of three referees to Dr. Wenwu Tang (WenwuTang@uncc.edu; Phone: 1-704-687-5988).

Job Opportunities

GIS Analyst, VHB, Raleigh, NC

GIS Mapping Specialist, Randstad, Charlotte, NC

GIS Analyst Intern, Dewberry, Fairfax, VA

Geospatial Analyst, Bluehawk, Springfield, VA

GIS Aide Summer Position, Fairfax Water, Fairfax, VA

Cartographer, Enterprise Integration Corporation, Northern Virginia, VA

Environmental Data Analyst, Terraphase Engineering Inc., Conshohocken, PA

GIS Analyst, System One Services, Warrendale, PA

GIS Database Administrator, CACI International, Fort Campbell, KY

GIS Analyst, T&M Associates, Dublin, OH

GIS Technician, Bartech Group, Cincinnati, OH

Should you have any questions about any of these opportunities, do not hesitate to get in contact.


The Geography Department