Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, or drones, are useful in any field where an aerial perspective is advantageous or is needed to be performed in a timely and efficient manner. Individuals, commercial entities, and governments have come to realize that drones have countless applications, a few of which include:

  • Aerial photography for journalism and film
  • Geographic mapping of inaccessible terrain and locations
  • Express shipping and delivery
  • Disaster management and rescue operations
  • Precision crop monitoring
  • Storm tracking and forecasting hurricanes and tornadoes



The Drone Business (2:10) from The Economist


Drones Over America: A Booming Business in North Dakota? (4:41) from The New York Times






Academic Programs and Courses


Student Clubs and Organizations


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Internship and Industry-Related Opportunities


Professional Associations and LinkedIn Groups


Sample Job Titles

  • Drone Instructor
  • Drone Operator
  • Drone Videographer
  • iOS Developer
  • Lead Drone Architect
  • UAS Pilot


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