USC Dornsife Spatial Sciences Institute

Careers in GIS with USC GIST Alumni Ambassadors

Careers in GIS with USC GIST Alumni Ambassadors

June 2022

Special Guests: Devon Munsell, M.S. in GIST alumnus, GIS Specialist, Hubbell, Roth & Clark; Adrianna Valenti, M.S. in GIST alumna, White House Presidential Innovation Fellow, Senior Advisor to the Director of Intelligent Transportation Systems – Joint Program Office U.S. Department of Transportation

Alumni from the Master of Science in Geographic Information Science and Technology join Director of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor (Teaching) Robert Vos, Ph.D. to discuss career paths in the geospatial field. Watch the video below for an in-depth examination of job prospects in the industry and the skills that are in highest demand. Our alumni ambassadors share their personal experiences of applying spatial analysis and problem solving to achieve their goals.

Devon Munsell

Career Trajectory:

  • GIS Internship with L.A. County Public Works
  • GIS Applications Developer with GIS Solutions in Springfield, IL
  • GIS Specialist to support engineering projects with civil engineering consultancy, Hubbell, Roth & Clark in Grand Rapids, MI

Adrianna Valenti, GPC-F, CSM

Career Trajectory:

  • Lead Analytic Methodologist and Lead Data Scientist tasked to the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA) for Booze Allen Hamilton, Inc.
  • Ph.D. student in Earth Systems & Geoinformation Sciences at George Mason University
  • White House Presidential Innovation Fellow

This presentation also features an overview of GIST programs at the USC Spatial Sciences Institute, including the Catalina Island Excursion and details of the admissions process.

The captions for this webinar recording were automatically generated and may contain errors. We encourage you to reach out to an enrollment advisor by emailing for clarification of the material covered in this webinar or if you have any questions about the program.

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