Midwest Edition of Career Connections Now Available

The special Midwest Edition of ESRI Career Connections is now available, featuring current openings in the St. Louis regional office and Columbus, Ohio satellite office; an example of how ESRI technology is being used in the region; and an introduction to Dan, a solutions architect who has been with ESRI for 12 years.

Subscribe to ESRI Career Connections and begin receiving periodic newsletters specific to your region. Issues for Denver and Olympia are currently in progress, or view the archives for past issues.

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College Students Use GIS in Business Intelligence Competition

As part of an ongoing effort to offer more GIS education in the business environment, ESRI provided its GIS software and staff resources to assist in the design, staging, and judging of the Business Intelligence (BI) Competition at the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) annual National Collegiate Conference held March 27-28, 2008, in Memphis, Tennessee.

Sixteen undergraduate and four graduate teams used ESRI’s Business Analyst Online to solve a business problem that involved prioritizing potential retail store locations from a list of six available sites. Read more.

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Student Assistantship Program Deadline Extended!

Submit your application by May 16, 2008.

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to attend the largest GIS conference in the world. Graduate students and fourth-year undergraduate students who use or apply geospatial applications and concepts in their coursework are invited to apply for the ESRI International User Conference Student Assistantship Program.

As many as 60 students will be selected to attend and assist with the ESRI International User Conference, August 4-8, 2008, in San Diego, California.

Student responsibilities include monitoring sessions, registration, staffing, and overall logistics. ESRI also sets aside time for the students to attend sessions led by some of the most talented people in the GIS software industry. View application details.

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Seedlings Donated for Earth Day

In honor of Earth Day, ESRI donated 1,500 California Oak tree seedlings to ten local schools. This was the latest in a long ESRI tradition of supporting a greener Redlands community through the support of tree planting projects. School garden coordinators and principals in the Redlands Unified School District were contacted to find out if they were interested in the seedlings. Each school distributed the trees in a different way including having a drawing and giving them to the schools’ garden clubs and after-school gardening classes. Read more about how ESRI gives to communities around the world.

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Hot Job: Software Development Programmer – Java Web Development

Individuals who have a solid software engineering background, core programming skills, and a passion for development are needed to join the Java development team working to envision, design, and develop cutting-edge mapping applications for the Web. Work closely with Java programmers, product specialists, and management to provide cutting-edge cross-platform solutions for ESRI customers and interface and understand Java API business logic used to build Web Tier applications. Apply now.

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Girl Scouts Honor ESRI

ESRI has been named Outstanding Organization of the Year by the Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council. Recognizing ESRI’s ongoing efforts to make the world a better place through GIS, the Girl Scouts cited ESRI as both having made a significant impact on the local community and demonstrating the ideals of scouting. The award was presented at a luncheon on April 16 in Riverside, California. Read more.

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Meet ESRI at the TechExpo Career Fair

Qualified professionals with defense-related experience are invited to stop by the ESRI booth at the TechExpo Career Fair next week. Speak with our staff to learn about career opportunities in our Washington, D.C. regional office and corporate headquarters.

TechExpo Career Fair
Tysons Corner, VA
Thursday, May 1
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

We are looking for individuals with a variety of skills and experience for these positions:

  • Defense Applications Developer

  • Experienced GIS Analysts

  • Technical Analyst

  • Solutions Engineer – Homeland Security

  • Defense/Intelligence Team Account Manager

  • Consultant/Project Manager

  • Defense Industry Solutions Manager

For more information on defense-related careers or to apply online, visit www.esri.com/careers/defense.

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Region-Specific Careers Newsletters

Are you subscribed to ESRI Career Connections? Special regional editions of this e-newsletter give you a glimpse into working at an ESRI regional office and provide you with information on current openings. For example, if you are in the Charlotte region but not a subscriber, you missed the new Southeast Edition which showcases career opportunities, shares GIS in Action in the southeast, and includes a first-hand account from a Charlotte regional office employee.

Simply subscribe to ESRI Career Connections and begin receiving periodic newsletters specific to your region. Issues for St. Louis and Denver are currently in progress, or view the archives for past issues.

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Hot Job: Web 2.0/RIA Developers – Business Mapping Products

Create a suite of business mapping applications that change the way people make decisions about where to locate a business and market their products. Our Business Solutions team is searching for exceptional software architects and Web developers to create applications in Adobe Flex and AIR that set the benchmark for usability and desirability. In this role you will work with a small, highly accomplished team of product managers, engineers, and top-notch user experience design specialists that adhere to the principles of agile software development. Apply now.

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Stay Informed on Latest News for University Students

Between homework, studying, and a social life, searching for internships and career opportunities can be difficult for students. Wouldn’t it be nice to have up-to-date information on hot jobs and summer programs at ESRI sent directly to you? Professors and students alike can subscribe to ESRI University Career Connections for access to ESRI career-related news including entry-level positions, summer programs for undergraduate and graduate students, recruiting events, and much more. Subscribe today or search the newsletter archives.

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