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Remote Sensing Scientists and Technologists

Tips for Entry

Get a part-time job or internship with a company that offers remote sensing services. Ask your school's career services office for help with the job search and search for job listings on professional associations' Web sites as well as sites such as Indeed, LinkedIn, and SimplyHired, among others.

Keep up with news, developments, and research in the remote sensing field by reading publications such as Discover (, SpaceNews (, and Wired (

Visit the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Web site to learn more about remote sensing and its many uses, from coastal change analysis and disaster response to elevation mapping and nautical charts,

Take classes in the software programs that remote sensing scientists and technologists use. Search the education sections of professional association's Web sites for upcoming workshops and classes.