We are excited to announce our Winter 2019-20 Wolverine Tracking Project
Carnivore Research Internship!
Dates: October 15, 2019 - April 30, 2020
Hours: 15 hours/week
Application Deadline: October 8, 2019
Cascadia Wild, a Portland-based 501c(3) nonprofit, seeks an intern to
support the operations the Wolverine Tracking Project, a community science
project that uses wildlife camera, snow tracking, and scat surveys to
monitor rare carnivores in the Mt Hood National Forest. The intern will
gain experience in all aspects of supporting a field-based community
science research project, including equipment maintenance, data processing
and analysis, and volunteer management. Work will be done at Cascadia
Wild’s Northeast Portland office on a regular weekly schedule. The intern
will have the opportunity to participate in additional fieldwork on
weekends as availability allows.
-Reviewing photos captured by motion-activated cameras to identify wildlife
-Gathering trip reports and photos and using them to write social media and
-Entering data onto spreadsheets and maps
-Checking and maintaining readiness of field equipment, including
motion-activated cameras, scent bait, GPS units, etc.
-Ensuring the proper storage of genetic samples
-Assisting in planning and execution of the spring volunteer appreciation
Additional opportunities for motivated interns include participating in
weekend field work on Mt. Hood National Forest, and attending classes in
subjects such as wildlife tracking and wilderness navigation, and more.
-Interest in or experience with Pacific Northwest wildlife
-Proficiency with spreadsheets, email, electronic file management, and
digital photo sharing
-Ability to carefully follow written documentation, including checklists
and data collection procedures
-Ability to review digital photographs for species identification with
efficiency and accuracy. Training and support in species ID is provided
-Excellent writing ability
-Good communication skills
-Positive attitude and willingness to learn
-Extremely high degree of dependability
This internship is unpaid, but provides excellent experience in supporting
an ongoing wildlife research project, and the opportunity to take most
Cascadia Wild classes at no cost during the internship.
To apply, please email the following to email@example.com by October 8,
-a cover letter explaining
1) your interest in this internship and what you hope to gain from it,
2) why you are a good fit to perform the described duties, and
3) your availability to take on a weekly commitment in NE Portland from
October 15 - April 30, 2020
Cascadia Wild does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender,
sexual orientation, or gender identity. We encourage applications from
candidates with diverse backgrounds, particularly those from historically
Quantum Spatial Inc. is currently hiring interns for the following departments:
Please apply online at the following link:
These are two separate positions. The CIty of Newberg is looking for a Civil Engineering related intern, as well as a Municipal GIS intern. Both are part-time.
The GIS Intern will be involved in various GIS projects. Duties include creating/editing GIS layers for all city-approved GIS projects. Other internship duties may include writing reports and using GIS in a municipal government environment. Position requires basic-to-intermediate knowledge of GIS software.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Education, Experience and Other Requirements:
Must have experience developing and editing data in ESRI Geodatabase format and developing metadata for GIS datasets. Must be public service oriented. Experienced in the operation of a PC in a Windows environment, with specific experience using both word processing and spreadsheet applications. Interest and/or career plans in GIS, demographic and economic trends, and/or local government affairs. Self-motivated, with the ability to multi-task between projects and achieve project deadlines.
Preferred qualifications include the following:
(2) Virtual Student Federal Service Positions
Geospatial data discovery and rectification
Help EPA Region 7 standardize GIS reviews of water quality documents
Are VSFS eInternships paid? Are there employee benefits?
VSFS eInternships are not paid. VSFS eInterns are not federal government employees, so they do not receive employee benefits. However, VSFS eInterns can gain invaluable work experience through their remote internships and learn more about the federal government.
When do VSFS applications open?
The VSFS vacancy announcement is open July 1 – 31 on the USAJOBS.gov website. During that time, students may find the listing by searching for “VSFS” or “Virtual Student Federal Service” on USAJOBS. Students may apply to up to three projects.
Job Title: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Internship
Closing Date/Time: Sun. 08/04/19 5:00 PM Pacific Time
Salary: $17.00 Hourly
Job Type: Internship
Location: 600 NE Grand Ave, Portland, Oregon
One paid internship opportunity available
Metro encourages applications from individuals of all backgrounds in order to foster a community of diversity, unique life experiences and points of view.
Schedule commitment: flexible; 25-40 hours per week
Duration: 800 hours
Metro's Planning and Development works and engages with the public about the challenges and opportunities of community livability, development, growth and change over the long term. The department works to anticipate and respond to regional and national economic, demographic, and financial trends impacting our region's ability to accomplish the vision of the 2040 Growth Concept.
This internship will provide an opportunity to collaborate and learn from a team of professional planners and public involvement specialists on a variety of regional planning projects in Metro's Planning & Development Departments. The intern selected for this position will gain valuable experience in policy development, system planning, project planning and will have tangible products from the experience to assist in moving into a professional position in the field.
Goals of the internship
Interested in joining the team? Apply at oregonmetro.gov/jobs
Interested in learning more about our internships, www.oregonmetro.gov/how-metro-works/jobs/internships
1) Answer to supplemental questions, 2) resume, 3) references (no less than 2), 4) writing sample and 5) cover letter describing your qualifications as they relate to the duties of this position. Your application will not be considered without all five pieces.
The City of Redmond delivers high quality services to our community and we are looking to supplement our staff with a GIS Data Technician (Intern). This position will be part of a team that manages our central GIS group that maintains our enterprise database.
ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
Potential projects include mapping the City's Park Land Use/Cover, producing utility map books, and updating Fire map products.
Click here to view the Intern (College Supplemental) job description.
Education and Experience:
Please submit a cover letter and resume with your application. All applicants will be notified of status of their applications.
Public Works - Wilsonville, OR
Internship - $15.00 Hourly
Category: Public Works
Department: Public Works
The City of Wilsonville GIS and Public Works departments are seeking candidates for a short term internship to perform asset inventory activities for the City.
The candidates will be responsible for gathering field based data for various City assets. This will be performed using the City's GIS software (ESRI ArcGIS) and Cartègraph, the City's enterprise asset management system.
In this position, the candidates will have the opportunity to work closely with the City's GIS Manager, Asset Management Coordinator as well 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.
Ideal candidates will have strong computer skills including data entry, database use, and experience reading construction and as-built plans. Experience using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is also desired. Some experience using Cartègraph or other asset management programs would be ideal. Cartègraph is a web based program with an accompanying iPad app.
Only candidates local to the area are encouraged to apply since no relocation assistance is available. Please include a cover letter and resume when completing your application.
The GIS Intern program is scheduled to run for approximately 13 weeks or 520 working hours. 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.
Internship with E&S Environmental Chemistry, Inc. (ASAP) – Corvallis, OR.
E&S Environmental Chemistry, Inc. has an internship position available to assist with spatial data analysis, mapping, and water quality sampling fieldwork. The fieldwork can occur up to a 5-hour drive from Corvallis with a typical duration/frequency of two consecutive nights once per month. Expected duration is 2 – 6 months. The work schedule would be generally flexible at 10 – 20 per hours week. Fieldwork can be performed on weekends if desirable. We envision filling this position with someone who has (or has nearly) completed a degree related to geoscience and would like to work in Corvallis for the foreseeable future. There is good potential that this position could turn into full-time employment with E&S. Advantageous software skills and experience include: ArcGIS and Spatial Analyst, Python, R, MS Excel and Word, Field sampling, Boating. For more information please contact Todd McDonnell, Ph.D., Vice President and Research Scientist, E&S Environmental Chemistry, Inc., Corvallis, OR | Ph. 541-758-1330 www.esenvironmental.com.
NASA DEVELOP projects focus on helping local and international communities address their environmental concerns while utilizing NASA's Earth observing fleet of satellites. NASA DEVELOP operates at eleven locations across the country at NASA Centers and other regional locations. This is a great opportunity for participants who are interested in practical applications of remote sensing and GIS, specifically in the field of Earth Science. Participants will work with NASA scientists, partner organizations, and science advisors to learn about the use of NASA Earth science data for use in water resources, disaster management, ecological forecasting, and other applications to address environmental community concerns.
Responsibilities will include: literature review, data processing and analysis, and producing deliverables, such as a technical report, presentation, and video. Previous GIS or remote sensing knowledge, while beneficial, is not required for acceptance. This is a multi-disciplinary opportunity for all those interested in Earth science and we encourage those in the social sciences, general science, engineering, computer science, etc. to apply.
Applicants must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to work in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment. Days of the week are flexible, but applicants should be able to commit to 20 – 29 hours per week during the term. The position is paid on an hourly basis that is determined by education level.
Details about this opportunity and how to apply can be found online at https://develop.larc.nasa.gov/. The fall position application window will be open online from May 20th through June 28th, with the term starting September 16th and lasting through November 22nd. We also have spring and summer opportunities available.