What do mosquito abatement, education policy, retail site location and public transportation have in common? Although it might not seem obvious, these disparate pursuits all involve the work of geographers. This article looks at the wide variety of occupations open to geographers, who manipulate and map big data, use geographic information systems for municipal functions and pest removal, analyze transportation and job siting, pursue human and environmental sustainability practices, and teach. The article also includes a brief summary of the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers.
"Geography: A Career Without Borders,"
DePaul Magazine: Vol. 1
, Article 4.
Available at: https://via.library.depaul.edu/depaul-magazine/vol1/iss112015/4