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Tips for Entry

Join professional associations such as the Association of American Geographers (AAG) to access training and networking resources, industry publications, and employment opportunities.

Attend the AAG's annual meeting to network, obtain career mentoring, learn about potential employers, and take continuing education classes.

Read The Annals of the Association of American Geographers and The Professional Geographer (both available at to learn more about the field.

Visit and for job listings.

Visit to access career-planning resources from the AAG.