Archeological GIS Intern - 700 hours - PreserveNet
Selected intern will work with the center’s GIS coordinator/archeologist to create GIS data for past archeological surveys and scan related reports. The GIS supports planning and project reviews in 70+ national park units throughout the Southeast, so the intern’s effort will help to update and fill in gaps in the data. In order to determine the location and extent of the archeological surveys, the intern will work with a variety of sources such as GPS data, CAD data, reports, oversized maps, and field notes. The intern may also perform duties such as downloading and processing base data, creating map templates, and assisting with management of mobile GPS equipment. The intern will have access to online GIS training for special topics as needed.
EWP is hiring a seasonal field representative to document existing Washington Park signage, using ArcGIS field maps, a smartphone or tablet, and a GPS receiver. For each sign the hardware and software will be used to document its location, enter descriptive information and take a photograph. The GIS Field Mapping Intern should be prepared to traverse Washington Park at distances sometimes upwards of 1 mile on trails, and be able to document signage both on trails and on or around roadways. They should be prepared to work outside in all weather conditions.
The ideal candidate is someone who is enthusiastic and eager to gain more GIS field mapping experience. The position is open to current college students or recent graduates seeking work experience in the field of GIS. Candidates should be working towards a bachelor’s or master’s degree in planning, geography, computer science, or related field.
Weekdays and Weekends
· 20-40 hr./week, primarily weekday and daytime hours
· Work will occur until all signs are mapped. Likely 3-month duration at 20 hrs/week
Salary and Benefits
Duties & Responsibilities
Applicant should be prepared to access signs in a variety of locations, including along roadways, in parking lots and along trails while carrying a smart phone or tablet and a GPS receiver. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, self-motivated and adaptable to change.
Additional tasks may include: editing the collected GIS data, documenting additional park assets, and assisting with trail counts. Should time allow, the GIS Field Mapping Representative may be called upon to clean and reformat data in the GIS database as well as perhaps to create maps and other analyzation tools with the data set, which may be utilized in compiling reports, or to assist in other data gathering aspect of the project (experience with Python a plus but not required).
· High School Diploma or GED and
· Pursuing Undergraduate or Graduate degree
· We will consider any combination of education and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:
EWP is committed to ensuring the health and safety for our employees and our community. As a part of this commitment, EWP has implemented a vaccine requirement policy for employees.
Please email a resume and cover letter to Heather@explorewashingtonpark.org. The subject line should be “GIS INTERN.” The cover letter should be no more than one page in length and should explain how your skills and experience make you the best candidate for the position
Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. May 26, 2022
Explore Washington Park (EWP)
EWP is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to connecting people with the culture, diversity, and wonder of nature in Washington Park in Portland, Oregon. Our mission is to provide an accessible, inclusive, and cohesive experience for all who visit Portland’s destination park. We are guided by the following principles:
· We are caretakers of the natural world.
· We eliminate barriers that exclude.
· We are stewards of exploration.
· We embody the nature of Portland.
· We are One Park – a community of destinations.
EWP programs include a free shuttle, traffic management and offsite parking services, visitor information services, and park planning. The organization is primarily funded through Washington Park’s parking meter revenue. The board of directors includes director-level representation from the Oregon Zoo, Portland Parks & Recreation, World Forestry Center, Hoyt Arboretum Friends, Portland Japanese Garden, TriMet, Travel Portland, and the two adjoining neighborhood associations.
We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to building a diverse team that represents a variety of backgrounds and perspectives. We celebrate diversity and are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. For more information about the organization please visit explorewashingtonpark.org.
Washington Park is one of Portland’s oldest parks and, at 410 acres, is home to Hoyt Arboretum, Portland Japanese Garden, World Forestry Center, Oregon Zoo, and the International Rose Test Garden. In addition to the cultural institutions, the Park includes the Oregon Holocaust
Memorial and Vietnam Veterans of Oregon Memorial, as well as playgrounds, an archery range, tennis courts, group picnic sites, over 15 miles of trails connected to Forest Park, and a TriMet light rail MAX station. More than 3.5 million visitors enjoy the Park each year, making it one of Oregon’s top tourist destinations.
Seattle Public Utilities' (SPU) GIS Data Maintenance Unit is recruiting for two (2) undergraduate level Utility GIS interns. The GIS Data Maintenance Unit is responsible for maintaining GIS data layers related to drainage and wastewater and drinking water. These GIS data layers are fundamental to many of the day-to-day business activities carried out by SPU and other City departments. Additionally, the work unit provides GIS support to field crews, customer service representatives, planners, engineers, inspectors, and other City employees. The selected interns will participate in a variety of activities involved in the upkeep of GIS data.
There are currently two (2) internship opportunities available, at the 2-year or 4-year level. Projected start is early June 2022. The internships are between 18 to 24 months, or graduation, whichever comes first. We require a minimum 1-year commitment for these internship opportunities.
About Seattle Public Utilities: Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is a Community Centered Utility whose mission is to foster healthy people, environment, and economy by partnering with our community to equitably manage water and waste resources for today and future generations. We deliver high quality, vital services, across four major lines of business: providing water, solid waste, drainage and wastewater services for Seattle residents and businesses. In addition, SPU provides drinking water for 1.5 million regional customers in Seattle and other municipalities. Our customers depend on us to deliver high quality, reliable, and cost-conscious utility services and to achieve the highest benefits possible for every investment we make.
SPU is committed to increasing racial equity, diversity, and inclusion through our work. We actively take steps to dismantle systemic racism and increase service equity. We value diverse life experiences and strive to create a workplace that is welcoming to all. We take steps to be inclusive and equitable in our recruiting, hiring and promotional opportunities.
The selected interns will work with GIS professionals in activities such as:
Education: Must be a 2 or 4-year student pursuing a degree in Geography, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Cartography, Environmental Sciences, Urban Planning, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Informatics, Architecture, or other related field.
Undergraduate applicants must be enrolled on either a part-time or full-time basis and maintain a 2.0 GPA (non-engineering students) or 2.5 GPA (engineering students) for the duration of the internship.
Exception: Students are not required to be enrolled during the summer sessions but must provide documentation of continued Fall enrollment at end of Spring quarter.
Hours: During school sessions, work hours will be scheduled to complement class schedules (15-18 hours per week). This internship opportunity may permit up 40 hours per week during breaks and summer months. Work is normally performed between the hours of 7:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday.
How to Apply:
All City of Seattle employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Failure to submit proof of vaccination or qualify for a reasonable accommodation will result in withdrawal of the internship offer.
Most work is performed in a normal City work/office environment; however, due to the ongoing pandemic and Covid-19 state and local restrictions, hybrid telework/office/field assignment work will be available through the end of March 2022; consistent with HR guidelines, and as circumstances dictate. We continue to seek guidance from local public health agencies and will proceed accordingly with any necessary changed or needs regarding "workplace location" expectations.
Who may apply: The City of Seattle encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experience. This position is open to all qualified candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
The Seattle Information Technology Department is seeking two undergraduate college interns to participate on a variety of projects alongside other existing GIS Analysts and GIS Developers. The intern will contribute to the solutions we deliver to our departmental clients and gain valuable real-world experience.
Educational Benefit to Student:
Develop skills in:
Education: Open to all 2 and 4 year undergraduate and graduate students preferably studying: Geography, Computer Science, Information Sciences or a similar program of study.
Undergraduate intern must be enrolled and maintain a 2.0 GPA for the duration of the internship.
Hours: Hours can be scheduled between 8:00 a.m. - 600 p.m. Intern will work 15-20 hours/week.
Start/End Dates: This internship will begin in late June/early July, 2022.
How to apply: Complete an online application and please attach the following:
Wages: Undergraduate students will earn $19.09/hour.
Vaccination Requirement: All City of Seattle employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Failure to submit proof of vaccination or qualify for a reasonable accommodation will result in withdrawal of the job offer.
Teleworking: The City has the expectation that interns will be readily available to report to onsite work in Seattle when operational needs require. Interns must have a Washington state address and live in Washington state at the time of hire and for the duration of their employment.
Portland Community College is looking for a qualified person to join our SEM Leadership Team to reduce energy use and increase our employee engagement activities. The associate will support the college’s Strategic Energy Management program and energy team by monitoring and tracking energy use, identifying energy efficiency opportunities and developing employee awareness and engagement strategies.
This person should be prepared to work in a fast-paced team environment and will finish the associate position having gained broad experience in various aspects of energy efficiency, project coordination and sustainability. Currently our work is in transition, mainly being remote but we hope to be back on campus in the summer or fall of 2022. We are requesting a year commitment for the position.
Duties and Responsibilities• Work with the college’s energy and utility management system to monitor and track energy use college-wide to benchmark buildings enrolled in the SEM program and support energy management at PCC.
• Analyze electrical and natural gas utility data for SEM building energy modeling.
• Work closely with Energy Trust of Oregon Energy Coach to review graphs of energy usage monthly and identify areas of energy inefficiency.
• Participate in audits or building “treasure hunts” with our FMS team and Energy Coach to identify energy efficiency opportunities when needed.
• Review building automation systems equipment trends for efficiency opportunities.
• Interview and document standard operating procedures with FMS staff for equipment and HVAC systems and develop written requirements based on energy efficiency best practices.
• Work with the maintenance department to track and update tasks in the Annual Energy Plan.
• Oversee tasks in the US Department of Energy 50001 Ready certification process.
• Create and deliver employee awareness campaigns; including the creation of signage, marketing materials, informational emails, games and competitions.
• Assist with the preparation and delivery of education and training materials.
• Research and identify areas in the organization where energy awareness is low and develop strategies for engagement.
• Develop reporting mechanisms for various stakeholders to understand SEM efforts.
• Prepare and deliver presentations to employees and staff regarding the SEM program.
• Attend energy team meetings on campus or virtual; including taking notes, tracking the completion of action items and the development of agenda items.
• Review the organization’s current purchasing practices, procedures or policies and identify areas to insert energy efficiency requirements.
• Participate in committees as assigned such as Scope 1 & 2, Electric Vehicle working group, staff meetings, etc.
• Assist with event planning such as Earth week or EcoChallenge.
• Interest in working in an energy-related field
• Experience with engaging individuals, communities, and teams
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Familiar with Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Google Docs and Google Sheets
• Experience with virtual platforms: Google Meet, Microsoft Teams and Zoom
• Experience and comfortable with working from home
• Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in related field
• Ability to work well with others across disciplines and with different viewpoints
• Comfortable taking initiative and working on projects in a self-directed manner
• Strong attention to detail
• Data entry experience
• Minimum one-year commitment
Professional Development Opportunities
• Monthly SEM operations and organizational calls with the Energy Coaches and the Energy Team
• Attend 2 hr. SEM workshops covering continuous improvement best practices and engagement strategies
• Learn about energy monitoring tracking systems and variables affecting energy in the commercial sector
• Become familiar with statistical regression modeling
• Present accomplishments and findings at the end of the year to SEM Team and Energy Coach
• Network with industry professionals and develop a support base for additional learning and career opportunities
• Potential to work with Atrius Building Insights and Energy Star Portfolio Manager
• Participate in implementing aspects of the PCC 2021 Climate Action Plan
• Participate in professional conferences related to sustainability and energy
• Paid internship-starting wage $16/hour
• Flexible work schedule 15-30 hours/week
• Opportunity to gain valuable experience working in higher education
• Great professional development opportunity with Energy Trust of Oregon SEM workshops and a close working relationship with professional energy coaches
• Work with a team of fun and dynamic people that includes sustainability and facility maintenance staff
• Multi-disciplinary energy management approach allows career exploration across a broad spectrum of energy-related fields
• Learn and gain hands-on experience from experts in HVAC systems, Controls Systems, lighting, and electric vehicle infrastructure.
• Opportunity to learn new energy-related software programs
To apply, email your resume, one page cover letter and three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org For best consideration apply by Monday, May 16th, 12:00pm 2022 (open until filled).
*We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organization and we are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job. That candidate may be one who comes from a background less traditional to our field of work, and that’s welcome. We would strongly encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of the qualifications described.
Student Worker - Climate Intern with the Desert Research Institute (Reno, NV)
The position would begin mid to late August 2022 and continue through the fall semester until December 2022 with a possibility to extend into the spring semester depending upon available funds. The position is classified as a student hourly (not a graduate research assistantship). The position involves assisting on a drought-related project funded by NOAA’s National Integrated Drought Information System. Tasks on the project will be conducted under direct supervision of two research climatologists from the Desert Research Institute (Western Regional Climate Center) as well as a faculty member from the Department of Geography at the University of Nevada, Reno that serves as the State Climatologist for Nevada. Specifically, the project aims to conduct a weather station inventory and network gap analysis for the state of Nevada and make recommendations to NOAA on new site locations to add new weather stations to help improve drought monitoring around the state.
The position will provide a student the opportunity to broaden their skills in weather and climate as well as in the application of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to address the research objectives. Previous experience/coursework with GIS is required for the position as well as basic knowledge and background in weather/climate is preferred.
Upper division undergraduate student with a background/coursework using GIS ESRI software (ArcGIS), Microsoft Excel, and interest in weather/climate.
Undergraduate degree in Geography, Atmospheric Sciences, Hydrologic Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources, Biology, Ecology, or other related fields. Preferred qualifications: current graduate student in one of the previously mentioned programs with experience using ESRI ArcPro and PivotTable in Microsoft Excel. Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
$20 per hours with no benefits.
10 hours per week. Work will be conducted M-F with flexible hours.
Office of Science & Technology Summer Internship Program w/ Executive Office of the President (Washington DC)Read Now
Perform under supervision technical duties to support Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department. Create, maintain and manage GIS maps, layers, geodatabases and other records related to parks, assets and appurtenances. Provide Park planners with a high level of customer service as it relates to the mapping of park asset inventory and maintenance responsibility areas to update school-park agreement documents. Use GIS and other tools to review, update, document and communicate discrepancies and or changes to ensure correct data management. Conduct field visits to verify accuracy of as-constructed parks assets and appurtenances.
This internship is for up to 200 hours with a flexible work schedule and optional telework.
Pay rate: $23.16 - $29.65 depending on experience/qualifications.
This posting is open until filled. First application review May 4, 2022.
Experience and Education
Required Licenses and/or Certifications
This position is subject to successful completion of a pre-employment reference check, a basic criminal background check, and a driving abstract.
Technical interns are involved in the day-to-day operations of data production and are embedded within a production team at NV5 Geospatial powered by Quantum Spatial’s Portland, OR office(remote until further notice). Interns will aid in the processing of remote sensing data, and general operational efforts, to support projects and team functionality. This individual will learn to produce accurate and precise data products in a consistent and timely manner, and should have a strong interest in the geospatial field. The internship will run for three months from approximately June through September. For interns, the opportunity is meant to introduce them to geospatial production workflows, remote sensing technologies and tools, and provide on-the-job experience and professional skill building.
The intern will be currently enrolled in, or a recent grad from, a degree or certificate program in a related field. The intern will be treated as a regular employee, be assigned a team member as a mentor, and will work with their mentor to fulfil an individualized professional development plan.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
How to Apply
Please upload a letter of interest, and resume with professional references in one (1) PDF via online application process.
No phone calls, please. Incomplete applications and auto-reply submissions will not be considered.
It is the policy of NV5 Geospatial powered by Quantum Spatial to provide equal opportunity for all qualified persons and not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.
Internship Job Title: Wildfire and Water Quality Analyst
Application Window: March 18, 2022 — Open until filled
Duration and Schedule: This is a limited-term paid position from April 2022 to August 31, 2022. Both start date and weekly schedule are flexible.
Internship Host Organization: Oregon Health Authority–Drinking Water Services (OHA–DWS) works to reduce the incidence and risk of waterborne disease and exposure of the public to hazardous substances potentially present in drinking water supplies.
Position Description: The Wildfire and Water Quality Analyst will aid in OHA–DWS’s efforts to enhance understanding of wildfire impacts on drinking water systems, will analyze volatile organic compounds (VOC) analytical data and will improve emergency response by summarizing impacts from the September 2020
wildfires in Oregon. The Wildfire and Water Quality Analyst is responsible for supporting and advancing the OHA–DWS Wildfire VOC study and will work with members of the OHA–DWS team, Oregon State University (OSU) faculty and staff and operators of Oregon public water systems to analyze, synthesize and communicate meaningful study findings in both ESRI StoryMap and/or a technical report.
Location: Most of this work may be conducted remotely but will require full access to the needed operating systems and technology.
Compensation: Dependent on qualifications, education and experience. This position is not eligible for standard employee benefits.
• Write a report and develop an accompanying ESRI StoryMap summarizing VOC results and OSU Water Utility Survey data collected from public water systems after the September 2020 wildfires.
• Verify, organize and analyze VOC monitoring results and survey data to identify trends and correlations.
o Determine whether benzene or other VOCs are good indicators for the identification of VOC contamination in a distribution system where a water system lost pressure as a result of wildfire that burned into an urban area.
• The report and ESRI StoryMap may include the following:
• Table of impacted drinking water systems that includes selected general system information from known facts, information from Data Online, and information from survey results, such as pipe size, depth, damage,
• A paragraph or two for each public water system giving facts, results, statistics, etc.
• Synthesis of lessons learned and best management practices.
Requested Education and Skills:
• Education: High school graduate. Currently working on a Bachelor of Science or Master of Science degree in a natural resource field such as GIS mapping, engineering, geography or a related field.
o Basic knowledge of technical report writing, data management and analysis, and mapping techniques and methods.
o Working knowledge of ArcGIS and ESRI StoryMap.
o Functional knowledge of ArcDesktop or ArcPro, ArcGIS Online, MS Office (Word, Excel, and Access).
o Ability to prepare technical reports and documents.
o Ability to work on projects with limited supervision, work well with other people and communicate well both orally and in writing is fundamental to this position.
Note: Knowledge of chemical compounds, contamination standards or public water system operation is not necessary.
Interested applicants should send an email with “Wildfire and Water Quality Analyst” in the subject line. Email a resume and a brief cover letter expressing your interest to Casey Lyon at Casey.LYON@dhsoha.state.or.us. Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Position will remain open until filled.