Mapping your career with Geography There has never been a more exciting time to study Geography. Geography helps makes sense of an increasingly complex world. Geographers are highly employable and have diverse career paths. What is Geography all about? Natural Environments Fieldwork Regional Resources Global Perspectives The importance of Geography "The study of Geography is about more than just memorising places on a map. It's about understanding our world, appreciating the diversity of cultures that exists across continents. And in the end, it's about using all that knowledge to help bridge divides and bring people together."
Barak Obama, 2012
President of the United States Tertiary courses linked to Geography Geography can be an integral part of your tertiary education . . . some examples . . . Bachelor of Science - Geospatial Science Bachelor of Urban and Rural Planning Bachelor of Global Studies with Bachelor of Laws
(double degree) Bachelor of Arts - Sustainability Managment Bachelor of Engineering - Environmental Engineering Bachelor of Supply Chain and Logistics Management Bursaries and Cadetships There are many bursaries and cadetships available for students in Geography-related courses. Check the GTAV website for details
http://www.gtav.asn.au/Students/careers.php Why study Geography? Teachers and students at John Monash Science School, Melbourne give some great reasons on why students should study Geography. Geography in the workplace Spatial Sciences Environment Science / Engineering /
Physical Geography Commerce Geography in the spatial industry An understanding of spatial technologies is essential to make sense of our world. The spatial industry, both in Australia and internationally, is growing. Recent estimates by the Spatial Industries Business Association
Australia, put the current shortage of spatial professionals in the Australian workforce at up to 3,000 to 4,000 people.
For more information visit "Destination Spatial" at:
http://www.destinationspatial.org/discover.aspx For more information purchase the careers brochure "Mapping your career with Geography"
from the GTAV. Human Environments Architecture Planning and Design Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Disaster management Oceanography Ecotourism Humanities Advertising The Geospatial Revolution Project, developed by Penn State University Public Broadcasting shows us the world of digital mapping and how it is changing the way we think, behave, and interact. Education Teaching Geography can provide you with a passport to a myriad of career opportunities. 2012 National Geographic Bee
Courtesy of National Geographic Channel. Welcome to the 47th Annual Conference of the GTAV A partnership with GEP
(Global Education Project) “Make a splash
Geography” GTAV: Is an affiliate of AGTA GTAV: Hosted the AGTA/National Geographic Channel Big Week Out Competition in 2011–2012. Australian Geography Teachers' Association Winners progress to the International Geography Olympiad. GTAV: Produces high quality teaching resources. GTAV: Provides outstanding professional learning opportunities - Annual Conference - VCE Teachers’ Conference - Digital Geography/Spatial Technology workshops - Workshops for teachers with no Geography experience - Consultancy via our Education Officer: Stephen Latham. The Global Education Project - Partnership program between the GTAV and AusAID - Offers professional learning in global issues and teaching strategies to pre-service area, primary and secondary teachers across all Domains and all educational sectors. GTAV: Provides great opportunities for networking - Patron’s Forum - FREE membership to pre-service teachers - Local area networks - Friends of the GTAV for retired Geography teachers - Follow GTAV on Facebook and Twitter. GTAV: Can help you promote Geography as a subject and a career - "Mapping your career with Geography" brochure - Careers PowerPoint and Prezi via the GTAV website. The GTAV Office Staff The GTAV Committee MembersSee the full transcript