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Develop career skills with GIS technology

People around the world use ArcGIS software to meet pressing social and environmental challenges, from addressing rapid urbanization and maintaining supply chains to creating green energy and stewarding forests, agricultural lands, and waters. Learning industry-standard ArcGIS positions you for success in dozens of professions.

Esri is here to help throughout your career, providing geographic information system (GIS) tutorials and learning resources, showcasing student projects, and connecting you to a diverse user community that can mentor and inspire you.

Resources for every stage of your GIS academic journey

As you navigate through your academic journey, Esri helps ensure that you have access to the right resources at every stage.


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Take your GIS career to the next level by joining the Esri Young Professionals Network (YPN)—a community for those starting out in the field and experienced professionals who are beginning to use geospatial technology. You’ll receive updates on growth opportunities, invites to networking events, and resources for growing your technical skills.

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Navigating the early years of your career

Read about three crucial aspects of starting a new role that can significantly impact the success and growth of someone early in their career.

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