2. What to expect

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Your role in this program is a GIS Drone Pilot specialising in geoscience and drone surveying. As you progress through the content of each week, you will become familiar with relevant industry background, practical knowledge, and real-life tasks that will help you get a taste for this multifaceted profession. 

You'll gain access to...

😍 4 weeks of virtual self-guided work experience

🛠  Series of thought provoking questions, activities, and challenges, relevant to the specialist field and global sustainability initiatives

🙌 Feedback from your program facilitators and industry mentors

💬 Access to a social activity feed 

📺 Q&A session with an industry 👷‍♀️ 👷‍♂️ professional

Expect Videoask

You'll notice that throughout the work experience, we'll be asking you to use the Videoask platform – for example, to submit a video cover letter at the end of this week; doing weekly check-ins with our facilitator; and your final pitch to mentors in Week 4. Watch the video below for some tips about using Videoask, gaining confidence on camera, and why it's important for you to complete these submissions.


By participating wholeheartedly in this experience, you will gain:

  • Understanding of the key disciplines and concepts relevant to the work of a GIS Drone Pilot as well as their day-to-day tasks
  • Insight into the established procedures and values driving the decision-making process in a global infrastructure, environmental and social development company like Cardno 
  • Experience contributing to a geotechnical risk assessment project, from brief to delivery
  • Certified microcredential titled ‘GIS Drone Pilot Virtual Work Experience at Cardno’, that can boost your chances of kick-starting a career in areas related to geoscience

Now let's talk about how to get the best out of this experience...

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