Calling all U.S. college students!
Multiple virtual, unpaid, GIS internships with the Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS) Program (Apps open until Saturday, Jul 31) – Anywhere, USA
Apply in July on USAJobs.gov. Search for “VSFS” or “Virtual Student Federal Service”. You may apply to three out of the 120 GIS projects. All candidates will hear by early September if they have been offered a position.
Please find just a few examples of GIS projects below:
Apply GIS & LiDAR Skills in Fire - Work with the Cherokee National Forest Fire Team
Are you interested in fire & how it is used for natural resource management? Interested in applying classroom skills to real world applications?
Rediscovering Kentucky’s Historic Landscapes Through GIS Analysis*
Student will study historic maps, and use GIS software to create a digital database of historic landscape features. The information will be used by future archaeologists to reconstruct past cultural landscapes.
GIS a unique National Historic Trail Nez Perce*
Create a geographic information system (GIS) Inventory of the Nez Perce (Nee-Me-Poo) National Historic Trail.
Designing Arc StoryMap for Scuba Diving Best Practice in a National Marine Sanctuary
Create an engaging and interactive experience for users interested in learning about recreational SCUBA diving in Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary. The experience would be available on the Gray’s Reef website and on the sanctuary’s multimedia, touchscreen exhibits.
Telling the story of forest stewardship: enhancing outreach for underserved non-industrial private landowners through GIS and StoryMaps*
Further develop your skills and interests with the Forest Service in helping us to tell our stories of how we engage with non-industrial private forest landowners across our Nation through Forest Stewardship, other Cooperative Forestry programs, and our partners using analyses and Esri StoryMaps .
* HOT, no applicants as of 7/23
For more information, see: https://vsfs.state.gov/
Search for “gis” or “storymap”
The PSU College of Liberal Arts & Sciences will be hosting a first annual college-wide Science & Math Transfer Bridge and Major Exploration event on September 14th. The event is designed both for students who plan to transfer in fall and for those who aren't yet ready to transfer and may still be exploring majors. During this virtual event, students will have the opportunity to learn more about programs and resources available to PSU's large transfer population, connect with faculty and current PSU students, and learn more about the following CLAS majors: Anthropology, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science/Environmental Studies, Geography, Geology, General Science, Math/Statistics, and Physics (see draft agenda below).
ASPRS Webinar: Why Join ASPRS?
A panel of ASPRS members will share their ASPRS journey and discuss how ASPRS and engaging in the GIS and remote sensing community can help boost your confidence and build your professional network.
Panel members include ASPRS student chapter presidents, members of the ASPRS Student Advisory Council and ASPRS's current executive director.
Join us to create new professional connections and to learn about ASPRS resources! Please share with students and folks interested in getting involved in their geospatial communities!
Day/Time: September 15 @7:00pm EST (NEW DATE!)
Register here (please make a free ASPRS account to register. Registration is also free):
The Jackson County Geographic Information Systems (GIS) department is seeking a qualified GIS Technician-Analyst (depending on experience) to join our team. The successful candidate will provide GIS client services, special maps, analysis, ESRI app configuration, and create/edit geospatial data for internal and external GIS customers. This position is within the county’s IT department and is classified as a Programmer Analyst, although some of the requirements associated with Programmer Analyst do not directly apply to the GIS position.
If you are a GIS professional with a minimum of an associate degree and 1 year of job-related experience, we would encourage you to apply for this position. Jackson County strives to recruit, hire and retain the best employees!
Pre-Employment Requirements and/or Preferences
Job Duties and Requirements
I. Position Summary
Analyzes business needs and applies software to meet those needs by producing information products and/or automating business processes. Junior level positions primarily configure and use software to analyze, manipulate, and present data. Intermediate and senior level positions generally perform more advanced business analysis and may also develop or customize software.
Levels I-VI are differentiated by the breadth and depth of knowledge required, scope of responsibility, and consequence of error.
II. Supervision Exercised
May act as a lead.
III. Examples of Essential Position Duties
IV. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
V. Minimum Requirements (Performance of the essential duties of this position includes the following requirements, physical demands and/or working conditions)
Education and Experience
Licenses, Certificates and Other
Valid Oregon State Driver's License with acceptable driving record. Technical certifications applicable to area of responsibility may be required for some positions.
Physical Demands (Performance of the essential duties of this position includes the following physical demands and/or working conditions)Typically requires climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, sitting, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions. Requires exerting in excess of 20 pounds of force occasionally and up to 20 pounds of force daily to move objects. Some positions require driving and travel.
Work is performed in an office environment and may include exposure to disruptive people.
VI. Additional Information
This classification description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties, knowledge, skills, abilities, or requirements, as any one position in this classification may be assigned some or all of these duties, in addition to other duties not explicitly listed here. The various duties, responsibilities and/or assignments of this position may be unevenly balanced and change from time to time based upon matters such as, but not limited to, variations in the shift, work demands, seasons, service levels and management's decisions on how to best allocate department resources. Any shift, emphasis or rebalancing of these assigned duties, responsibilities and/or assignments does not constitute a change in the job classification.
General Statement of Duties/Supervision
The City of Tumwater has an exciting new opportunity that will expand your GIS skills while working in our dynamic and growing City. The GIS Intern will perform a wide variety of tasks including creating beautiful maps, spending time in the great outdoors collecting City asset data, and interpreting records to enhance the City GIS database. If you are a fast learner, want to make a difference in the community, and have an interest in Public Works, this is the position for you!
This position is estimated at 20 hours per week during the school year and/or the summer and is a part-time, intern position.
In addition to the responsibilities listed below, the intern may attend meetings and be assigned trainings to understand more about the role of GIS.
Review of applications will start on August 3, 2021.
Essential Job Duties
Other information (if any) specific to this position
The ideal candidate will have completed college level coursework in GIS, geography, or a related program. Computer skills including word processing and the ability to quickly learn new software are required. Preference will be given to students at the Junior year of college or above, or students seeking work experience in a related field that can demonstrate the level of skill required for the position.
Junior GIS Analyst for WSP (Portland, OR; Kansas City, MO; Denver, CO; Virginia Beach, VA offices)InboxRead Now
Be involved in projects with our Visualization and Data Intelligence Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Junior GIS Analyst for our Portland, OR; Kansas City, MO; Denver, CO; Virginia Beach, VA offices. This position will be responsible for creating and delivering geospatial solutions, as part of a dynamic results-oriented team, in response to our clients’ requirements. Our successful candidates will have experience working with ESRI ArcGIS Desktop and Online applications, enterprise-level databases, and mobile applications.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Fulfill geospatial analyses, mapping and online application requests for internal and external clients
• Demonstrate and apply an understanding/knowledgebase of geospatial topics and best practices including projections, data management and version control, spatial analysis techniques, linear referencing, editing features, field data collection techniques, and 3D GIS tools
• Learn and apply new skills and tools during the life cycle of a project
• Create, edit, and manage vector and raster data, and collect data from online clearinghouses
• Populate geospatial metadata per Federal Geospatial Data Committee (FGDC guidelines)
• Work with other GIS Analysts within WSP’s Geospatial Group to perform tasks such as: collecting project requirements, determine clients' needs, communicate solutions, design workflows and data management techniques to increase efficiencies, and maintain the quality of deliverables
WSP will consider the first 100 applicants. If qualified candidates cannot be identified, the next set of 100 applicants received will be up for consideration.
Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.
• Bachelor's degree in geography, environmental sciences, planning, or other related field with exposure to GIS applications
• 1 to 3 years of relevant work experience in GIS using Esri ArcGIS Desktop and Online applications and related extensions including Spatial Analyst, 3D Analyst, and Geostatistical Analyst
• Excellent problem solving, time management and verbal/written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with external and internal clients of varying levels of computer literacy
• Be a team player with ability to work within tight deadlines for multiple projects
• Must be a self-starter, highly motivated, organized, and self-disciplined in order to organize time and work efficiently in a face-paced and exciting consulting environment
• Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources, and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures
• Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies
• Must be able to pass background/criminal screening
• Experience working with ESRI tools including Advanced Editing, Geocoding, Georeferencing, Raster Calculators, Topology, Labeling, and Data Driven Pages
• Experience with Esri mobile applications (Collector, Field Maps, Survey123) for GPS data collection
Working knowledge, or willingness to learn Esri products such as ArcGIS Urban, StoryMaps, and Experience Builder
• A working knowledge of Enterprise-Level Databases and applications (ArcGIS Enterprise), ArcGIS Online, and database connections and how they can be used in desktop and mobile mapping environments
• Experience working with data in both Microsoft Excel and Access
• Working knowledge, or willingness to learn, Python scripting environment to automate tasks and workflows
• Cartographic skills that depict a clear understanding of map composition and symbology principles with the ability to produce maps for reports, meetings, posters, web mapping etc.
About WSP USA
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
The Washington State House Democratic Caucus has an immediate opening for a GIS/Data Analyst who will serve as the technical lead on the implementation and management of the Geographic Information System (GIS) framework to support the redistricting process for Washington State. This position will work on operational activities, manage data, create easily assessable data visualizations, and coordinate activities around data intake from different parties. The position will also coordinate with the Commissioner appointed by the House Democratic Caucus and staff on the development of draft and final redistricting plans.
Washington State Redistricting Commission is a unique organization, formed once every 10 years in conjunction with the decennial U.S. Census to redraw the state’s legislative and congressional district boundaries based on Census results.
The Legislature appoints the Washington State Redistricting Commission that is made up of four voting members and a nonvoting chair. When redistricting is completed, the commission will close its doors. A new commission has been appointed this year to ensure that Washington residents are fairly represented in Congress and the state Legislature. For more information about the Redistricting Commission, click here to visit our website.
Working under the guidance of the Commissioner and policy staff, the GIS Analyst will provide develop redistricting maps based on public input and on PL 94-171 data expected from the US Census Bureau by mid-August.
The GIS Analyst will:
We are most interested in candidates who possess the following:
Although this position does not solely encompass GIS, it involves the extensive use of GIS to manage data and track field surveys over a large spatial scale study of bat populations in the Pacific Northwest.
The Northwestern Bat Hub within the Human and Ecosystem Resiliency and Sustainability Lab at Oregon State University-Cascades in Bend, OR is hiring for a full-time Data Manager to assist in the overall maintenance of bat acoustic data for the Bat Hub’s research and monitoring projects. The applicant should have experience in data management such as implementing quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) procedures, working with relational databases, GIS software, and a working knowledge of Python or other programming languages. This position requires strong organizational skills and exceptionally high attention to detail to maintain data integrity.
For more specific information regarding requested qualifications and to apply, please visit: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/103362.
The Development Related Services Department is seeking a GIS Analyst. This position performs professional level GIS support for District staff and works closely with partner cities to import shared GIS records. Additionally, this role creates, updates, and maintains maps, layers, and data sources, conducts routine data management and data transformation tasks, performs complex spatial and hydrologic analysis, utilizes GIS and related systems to generate detailed reports in support of District operations, and provides GIS training to District employees.
(The essential functions listed below are not intended to reflect all duties that may be assigned to this classification. The District may augment duties and/or essential functions at its discretion. Additionally, some incumbents may not perform all Essential Functions.)
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING GUIDELINES:
CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:
Upon selection candidates must possess and maintain a valid State issued driver’s license.
Check out these opportunities, near and far, including in Astoria, Oregon.
See attached flyer that outlines the National Park Service GIS internships offered through Southern Utah University (https://www.suu.edu/iic). There are 12 GIS internships open for the fall beginning October 18th in various states. Open Until: 08-06-2021.