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Cartographer

Job Summary and Qualifications

Would you be interested in:

  • Enhancing your expertise in mapping and map design to create maps that guide over 500,000 field enumerators in collecting Census information
  • Developing sophisticated high volume automated map production systems
  • Preparing a wide variety of specialized maps and cartographic files displaying geographic and statistical data for public dissemination
  • Contributing to improving the practice of cartography through participation in the work of professional organizations

What you need to know:

Their background includes 24 semester / 35 quarter hours in geography or related fields. Cartographers usually possess majors in cartography that include 30 semester hours/45 quarter hours in cartography and related sciences such as those listed below of which at least 6, but no more than 15 hours were in mathematics.

  • Principles of Cartography
  • Principles of Map Design
  • Maps and Map Use
  • Problems in Cartography
  • Computer Mapping
  • Computer Science
  • Geography
  • Economic Geography
  • Cultural Geography
  • Photogrammetry
  • Land Surveying
  • Statistics
  • Urban Studies and Urban Planning
  • Physical Geography
  • Remote Sensing
  • Geology
  • Meteorology
  • Anthropology
  • Quantitative Methods in Geography
  • Transportation Networks
  • Urban Climates
  • Applied Climatology
  • Astronomy
  • Physical and Geological Oceanography
  • Geophysics
  • Climatology

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Human Resources Division | (301) 763-4748 |  Last Revised: April 08, 2013