Geographic Information Science & Technology Graduate Programs

Webinars

A Discussion with our GIST Alumni

A Discussion with our GIST Alumni Listen to our panel discussion with three of our GIST Alumni as they share insight on their thoughts, opinions, and ideas regarding their experiences while in the program and after. Topics up for discussion include: Online Experience Networking & Career Outcomes Faculty Time Commitment Investment Host: Jennifer Swift, Associate [...]

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Meet the GIST Alumni

Transcript Katie Macaluso: Good afternoon everyone and welcome to today’s Alumni Spotlight Webinar. I’m Katie Macaluso with the graduate program in Geographic Information Science and Technology at the University of Southern California. Before we get started, I’d like to cover a few housekeeping items. During broadcast only mode today, which means you can hear us [...]

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GIS and Public Safety

Transcript Katie Macaluso: Good afternoon, everyone and welcome. Thank you for joining us for today’s webinar focusing on GIS and Public Safety, hosted by the University of Southern California’s online GIST programs. Before we get started, I’d like to cover just a few housekeeping items. You are in broadcast-only mode which means you can hear [...]

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USC GIST URISA Leadership Webinar

What does it mean to be a “geospatial leader” in today’s rapidly evolving technological and professional landscape? Does “manager” equal “leader”? In this webinar our speakers discuss the importance of developing leaders in the geospatial space, leadership opportunities at URISA, and the Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Leadership at the University of Southern California. Host John [...]

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USC GIST Student Experience Webinar

Learn more about the Master of Science in GIST and three graduate certificate programs offered online by the USC Spatial Sciences Institute. In this 1-hour webinar, Dr. Robert Vos presents on the USC GIST programs and moderates discussion with three students and alumni. Host Robert Vos, Ph.D., Assistant Professor (Teaching) of Spatial Sciences; Director of [...]

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Lessons in Successful GIS Interview Techniques

Webinar – November 14, 2012 Panelists Darlene Lakes, Enrollment Advisor Sarah Yoo, Career Counselor Robyn MacNab, Enrollment Advisor Katherine Kelsey, Student Program Advisor, Spatial Sciences Institute Jennifer Swift, Assistant Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Spatial Sciences Institute Description Learn strategies on various aspects of the interview including preparation, phone interviews, building rapport with the [...]

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Introducing the Spatial Sciences Institute

Webinar – February 7, 2013 Panelists John Wilson – Founder and Director, Spatial Sciences Institute, Professor, USC online GIST Graduate Programs Robyn MacNab – Enrollment Advisor, USC online GIST Graduate Programs Description The Spatial Sciences Institute (SSI) houses a nimble and eclectic group of faculty, staff and students dedicated to the promotion and adoption of [...]

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USC GIST Program Overview

Learn about what it means to be part of the University of Southern California Trojan family during and after being a student in USC’s GIST programs. In this webinar the university’s master’s program and three certificate programs are explored in more detail and two guest speakers share their experiences in the program and how it [...]

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Overcoming Urban Food Deserts with Geospatial Analysis

Food access has emerged as one of society’s greatest challenges in the 21st century. Researchers, policy makers, and food activists are increasingly using GIS and geospatial technologies to understand complex global urban food environments. Dr. Daniel Warshawsky and MS GIST alumnae Jenora D’Acosta, Ana Stoudt, and Hildemar Cruz discuss how they are using geospatial technologies [...]

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Spatial Data Acquisition and GIST

Listen to Dr. Robert Vos as he provides insights into the Spatial Data Acquisition and Integration track in the USC M.S. in Geographic Information Science & Technology (GIST) program. During this recorded event, Dr. Vos was joined by Ken Schmidt and Mark Sarojak, who discuss the value of getting this degree and the career outlook [...]

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Spatial Application Development and Mobile GIS

In this recorded presentation Dr. Jennifer Swift provides insights into the Spatial Application Development and Mobile GIS track in the USC M.S. in Geographic Information Science & Technology (GIST) program. Dr. Swift, is joined by Andy Gup and Matt Sheehan, who discuss the value of getting this degree, and Chris Weidemann, a recent USC MS [...]

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Spatial Analytics and Visualization

In this recorded presentation Dr. Karen Kemp provides insights into the Spatial Analytics and Visualization track in the USC M.S. in Geographic Information Science & Technology (GIST) program.  Dr. Kemp is joined by Dr. Kevin Butler, who discusses career opportunities in spatial analytics and geovisualization, and Corina Chung, a recent USC MS GIST graduate, who [...]

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USC’s New Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Intelligence

In this recorded presentation lead by faculty and industry experts cover the following: Courses and student experience offered in the USC new Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Intelligence, presented by Dr. Karen Kemp, Professor of the Practice, USC Spatial Sciences Institute. Value of earning a graduate certificate from a USGIF-accredited academic program presented by Dr. R. [...]

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Transforming the Energy and Utility Industries with GIS

Join us for the latest USC GIST webinar. Learn how advanced meter infrastructure projects enabled by GIS are delivering high social impact and environmental benefits in electric, gas, and water usage. Hear from industry leaders about current projects and career opportunities for GIS professionals in energy, utility, and consulting companies. HOST Jennifer Swift, Ph.D., Associate [...]

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Webinar Transcript – Introducing the Spatial Sciences Institute

Introducing the Spatial Sciences Institute 2/7/2013

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Webinar Transcript – Lessons in Successful GIS Interview…

Lessons in Successful GIS Interview Techniques 11/14/2012

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Introducing Two New GIST Certificate Options

Webinar – July 24, 2014 Panelists Dr. John P. Wilson – Director, USC Dornsife Spatial Science Institute and Geographic Information Science & Technology (GIST) Graduate Programs Robyn MacNab – Enrollment Advisor, USC Online GIST Graduate Programs Description To stay current with industry needs, USC Dornsife has developed two new certificates to add to their list [...]

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Webinar – USC Online GIST Geospatial Data Acquisition

We are proud to present for you an informative webinar on Geospatial Data Acquisition.

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Live Course and Technology Demonstration

An engaging event that speaks to what this online program is all about. The GIST Graduate Programs team would like to show you what the online classroom looks like and some of the technology used within the programs.

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Meet the Faculty – New Track Focus

To stay current with industry needs, the Master of Science (M.S.) in Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIST) has developed four track options to help professionals gain the specialized skills necessary for their career goals.

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USC Career Services

Students who get to know the Career Center early in their USC career are more prepared for planning their internship and job search (connectSC), developing a self awareness through self-assessment tools (MBTI and SII), learning networking techniques, and making the most of our online resources and career fairs.

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Introducing the Spatial Sciences Institute

The Spatial Sciences Institute (SSI) houses a nimble and eclectic group of faculty, staff and students dedicated to the promotion and adoption of spatial thinking across the curriculum.

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Lessons in Successful GIS Interview Techniques

Learn strategies on various aspects of the interview including preparation, phone interviews, building rapport with the interviewer, and answering behavioral questions.

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Creating An Outstanding Resume – A Guide for GIST Graduates

Learn how to avoid the resume black hole as we discuss strategies to make your resume standout to an employer.

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Meet the Faculty – Sep 11 2012

In this information session, the USC Dornsife’s online Graduate Programs in Geographic Information Science and Technology faculty members introduce themselves in an on-screen presentation with audio commentary.

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How to Fill Out an Application Workshop – June 5 2012

In this webinar we invite you to watch our Enrollment Advisor take you step by step through the admissions requirements, admissions process, and online …

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Using Los Angeles Regional Imagery Acquisition Consortium

As the first university to join the Los Angeles Regional Image Acquisition Consortium (LAR-IAC).

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Directions Magazine Recorded Webinar – May 17 2012

You can gain the core spatial knowledge and skills that lead to exciting job opportunities by melding science and technology.

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Introducing LA Regional Imagery Acquisition Consortium Data

LAR-IAC is a collaborative body made up of Los Angeles County agencies, local municipalities, and educational institutions that cooperatively…

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Meet the Faculty – Feb 23 2012

In this information session, the online USC Dornsife’s Graduate Programs in Geographic Information Science and Technology faculty members introduce themselves in an on-screen presentation with audio commentary.

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Required Courses – Sep 27 2011

Our interactive information session has those who are teaching the GIST program’s required courses provide an in-depth review of what students will learn, the course work involved and how this will assist students in their professional lives.

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Meet the Faculty – Aug 23 2011

Our interactive information session provide you with the chance to hear from those who are teaching tomorrow’s GIS specialists.

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Online Graduate Programs in GIST Webinar – May 10 2011

In this information session, our panelists talk about the online USC Dornsife’s Graduate Programs in Geographic Information Science and Technology in an on-screen presentation with audio commentary.

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Library Services for GIST Workshop – March 25 2011

A unique opportunity to learn about some of the resources available to students of USC College’s Graduate Programs in Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIST).

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Online Graduate Programs in GIST Webinar – Nov 17 2010

In this information session, our panelists talk about the online USC Dornsife’s Graduate Programs in Geographic Information Science and Technology in an on-screen presentation with audio commentary.

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