Professional Development

Committed to Your Upward Mobility

At SAM, we champion upward mobility, believing that the growth of our employees propels both the success of our clients and our business. As a member of our team, you’ll find opportunities from day one to learn, contribute, and lead. Whether you’re a recent graduate, a veteran returning to civilian life, or a mid-level technician looking to advance your career to the next stage, we have a program to support your ongoing development. With cutting-edge tools and mentorship from the industry’s best experts, you’re set for a journey of continuous professional growth. Joining SAM is just the beginning of your career.

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SAM University

Project Manager Business Academy

Tuition Reimbursement

SAM Ambassador Mentorship

Veteran Ambassador

New Licensure + Certification Support

Apprenticeship Program

Work Study Program

Professional Development

SAM provides a wide range of in-house training in the areas of field and office operations, project management, corporate services, and business leadership. We actively help our professionals secure the continuing education unit credits needed to maintain industry certifications. We must help each other be successful. That’s why many of our licensed professionals participate in company-wide study groups to prepare for certification and licensure exams, leveraging our expertise in Managed Geospatial Services™. These study programs are conducted in affiliation with state board associations and are open to all interested employees.

Leadership Development

SAM is looking for the next generation of managers and leaders. Our leadership development program prepares you with the skills to become influential and inspiring leaders. We are committed to providing you with access to the education, resources, and support you need to grow. SAM employees are driven to learn and excel, and we support this growth-focused mindset. Whether you seek greater depth within your expertise, change scope in your current position,or explore new opportunities, we’ll support you in achieving your career aspirations.

Educating Tomorrow’s Leaders

Through our comprehensive internship training and career opportunities, we offer a dynamic platform for students and recent graduates to learn best practices for collecting accurate and reliable Geospatial data from some of the industry’s leading experts. We’ll guide you to create innovative solutions through forward-thinking approaches, leveraging modern scientific instruments, digital equipment, and software solutions. Immerse yourself in a culture that encourages creativity and fosters holistic growth, empowering you to make informed business decisions over the infrastructure lifecycle.

Serving Our Veterans

SAM values the skills, maturity, and leadership our military veterans bring to the job. We are an approved Department of Defense Skill Bridge partner, providing opportunities for service members to develop through mentorship and ongoing assistance as they transition to the private sector.

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