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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.

Esri assistantship opens doors for graduate student

Diana Beltrán discovered ArcGIS as a graduate student in Columbia. At the Esri User Conference, she shared her journey—from presenting at the Education Summit to applying for the Student Assistantship program and beyond.

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Join Esri YPN

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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Inspired to Pursue a Career in GIS

YoLani Martin, a geospatial analyst for Esri partner Dewberry Engineering, discusses her career and offers advice to students and young professionals.

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Esri User Conference | July 11–15, 2022 | San Diego, California

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