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WAGISA Young Professionals Initiative 2024-2025

Upcoming Events


WAGISA is one of many organizations committed to the development and support of new GIS professionals. Check out other resources here. We will try to post other events and resources as we find them. 

Who is a Young Professional?

A young professional is any one of any age with less than 5 years of professional GIS experience.

What are the goals of this initiative?

  • Connect young professionals with jobs and resources to find jobs
  • Bring more professionals with less than 5 years GIS experience into Volunteer and board positions over next 3 years

  • Have fun!

What activities are happening as part of this initiative?

  • Virtual Coffee with Board Members - Informal drop in sessions for people to join virtually to ask questions, talk about WAGISA, career development, questions about the field etc.
  • Lunch and Learn Job Hunt SeriesQuarterly focused discussion focused on various topics. Topics might be resumes, interviewing, LinkedIn Tips, Networking or Personal Branding. 

  • Young professional tract at conference - This will likely be some combination of panel discussions and targeted workshops.

  • End of year in person social - Night of networking at some venue in the Puget Sound.

Questions? Email us

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