Through the GLOBE (Growing Leaders on Behalf of the Environment) internship program. The Nature Conservancy hires undergraduate students, graduate students, or recent college graduates (2015, 2016, and 2017) to fill paid internship positions during a 10-week summer internship. Our mission is to provide a unique opportunity to bridge the gap between academics and the real-world conservation work that contributes to the health and sustainability of our world. The GLOBE Program recruits individuals from a variety of backgrounds and experiences who are interested in contributing to our conservation goals in various fields. The GLOBE Program offers a structured orientation, professional training, network opportunities, mentoring program, and real work experience.
The Alaska Chapter of The Nature Conservancy makes extensive use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) as a platform for conservation planning, communication and scientific analysis. Our GIS data library and map templates allows us to rapidly analyze important issues, and communicate findings to partners and decision-makers. To that end, we seek a GIS Analyst GLOBE Intern to help support the Alaska Chapter with GIS database and cartographic projects in Arctic and Southeast Alaska. This intern would learn all aspects of GIS database development, organization and documentation, research GIS data sources for Arctic Alaska, including digital elevation, hydrography, infrastructure, subsistence and cultural values, fish and wildlife habitat, land management and climate.
The work plan may include the following:
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