https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/wilsonville (scroll to position title “GIS Intern”)
The City of Wilsonville Public Works (PW) department is seeking interns for temporary employment. The Public Works & GIS interns will work as a multi-person team responsible for asset data collection and GIS projects for the City.
The candidates will primarily be focused on gathering attribute and location data for the City's Facility building assets. This inventory will be performed using ESRI GIS applications and Cartegraph, the City's enterprise asset management system. Additional work may be assigned based on time available and the needs of the City.
In this position, the candidates will have the opportunity to work closely with the City's GIS Manager as well as staff in the Public Works department. The candidate will help to develop the work plan and daily schedule that best meets the goals for the project.
Customer Service Standards for Employees
These standards are to ensure the organization is focused on providing high quality service to the public and other employees. Employees are expected to meet these standards as part of their job responsibilities.
The Public Works & GIS Intern program is scheduled to run for approximately 24 weeks. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the candidates may have the opportunity to work a flexible schedule. Due to the nature of the projects remote work is not currently an option for this position.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Preference will be given to candidates who will be local for the duration of the internship.
Please include a cover letter and resume when completing your application.
There is an opening for a student intern position in the Natural Systems group at BES.
Environmental Services is pleased to offer paid student internships for students from trade school, college, or university! Gain valuable work experience and on-the-job training as an intern with Environmental Services.
The Bureau of Environmental Services manages Portland's wastewater and stormwater to protect public health and the environment. BES is a mission-driven, high-performance organization, leading the City in preserving and restoring the health of Portland's watersheds. More information about the Bureau: https://www.portlandoreoon.gov/bes/
The Bureau of Environmental Services' Operations and Maintenance Group is responsible for the critical infrastructure that collects, pumps and treats wastewater and stormwater. This group monitors, operates and maintains 2 wastewater treatment plants, 98 pump stations, 3,040 miles of pipe, 2,506 stormwater water quality facilities and 360 properties.
Compensation: $15.53 - $18.50 per hour based on year in school.
Work Schedule: Flexible hours between 6:00 AM and 4:00 PM; part-time and full-time internship opportunities available. Remote work may be possible for some internships.
Note: These are casual Community Service Aide (CSA) II positions with a maximum of 1,400 hours in a calendar year.
To be eligible for an Environmental Services student internship, you must be:
About the Position: Ecochallenge.org seeks a motivated and reliable individual for our internship program. This program is ideal for people seeking experience in the nonprofit sector and sustainability or climate change education. The intern will work with the Program & Learning Manager and may collaborate with other staff members. The intern will primarily support learning and programming efforts in Discussion books and Ecochallenge events.
Duties & Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
● Pursue permissions contracts with publishers/authors
● Identify and catalog new client engagement leads for learning programs
● Conduct research in sustainability education, climate justice, behavior change
● Proofread and copy-edit learning program curricula materials
● Develop learning activities and other curricula for learning programs
● Catalog learn more resources for Ecochallenge events
● Participate in an Ecochallenge event
● Collaborate and coordinate with other staff as needed
● Additionally, the intern will identify one or two goals that they wish to accomplish
Multiple virtual, unpaid, GIS internships with the Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS) Program (Apps open until Thursday, July 28) – Anywhere, USA. See https://vsfs.state.gov/
Apply in July on USAJobs.gov. Search for “VSFS” or “Virtual Student Federal Service”. You may apply for up to three GIS projects. All candidates will hear by early September if they have been offered a position. See https://openopps.usajobs.gov/community/vsfs
Please find just a few examples of GIS projects below:
Studying Cultural Heritage Destruction in Conflict and Natural Disaster
Interns will work remotely to collect, analyze, and code instances of cultural destruction and cultural sites that have been, or are vulnerable to, damage from conflict or natural disaster. This includes research into the locations of cultural heritage sites, and open-source monitoring of formal and social medias to identify threats and impacts. The result of this project will be critical data and findings delivered to US Government agencies and NGO stakeholders. This effort is critical to identifying sites that have been damaged or may be at-risk during periods of violence and extreme weather events. The internship is open to anyone, but those with previous experience in the cultural heritage fields, web-based GIS, and/or foreign affairs are especially encouraged to apply.
Mapping the restoration of the Sandy Basin in Oregon utilizing StoryMap
The VSFS student will assist the Forest Service in developing a public-facing map utilizing ArcGIS StoryMaps to demonstrate the comprehensive restoration of the Sandy Basin. The project will require review of existing GIS data, past restoration reports, and coordination with district fish biologists and forest service partner organizations in order to compile data. The map will enable the public to gain a better understanding of the restoration work done in the basin, will assist in tracking restoration actions on a basin-wide scale, and will be used to promote further restoration efforts through grants and other means of support.
USDA-USA-2 Forest Service Transportation System - Climate Evaluation
The proponent of this project will collect climate and transportation maintenance & repair data to determine if / how climate change is affecting Forest Service transportation system corridors. The proponent will use this data to determine any correlation between weather and repairs/maintenance.
For more information, see: https://vsfs.state.gov/
Search for “gis” or “arcgis” or “remote sensing”
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 email@example.com 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.