Bi-State Regional Commission encourages those looking for jobs in the field of planning and Geographic Information Systems (GIS)  to visit several resources - city or county planning departments, regional planning agencies, economic development, transportation planning organizations, and local, state, and federal government offices. 

  Our staff provides outreach to local colleges/universities, high schools and elementary schools on an appointment basis to speak on career aspects of planning, GIS/mapping and data analysis.  Contact our office for more information on our speakers' bureau.

Other contacts include our local governments and associations, such as:
Iowa Association of Regional  Councils (IARC) -
Illinois Association of Regional Councils (ILARC) -
American Planning Association (APA) -
Illinois GIS Association (ILGISA) -
Illinois Geographical Society (IGS) -
Iowa Geographic Information Council (IGIC) -
Association of American Geographers (AAG) -
American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) -
Esri -
GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) -
National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE) -
The Society for Conservation GIS (SCGIS) -
Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) -