INTERNSHIP STARTS FALL/WINTER 2019
CONTACT ALVEY SEEYOUMA ALVEY@WISDOMOFTHEELDERS.ORG or call 503-775-4041 to schedule a time to meet or for assistance with an application. Our office is located at 3203 SE 109th Ave, Portland, OR.
Wisdom Work Force Development interns will receive a monthly stipend for training in:
-Environmental Assessment and habitat restoration using Wisdom's culturally tailored multimedium curriculum. Native plant species including first foods, climate change, invasive species, and field safety.
-Complete service learning in natural areas
-After your internship, be eligible for hire by Wisdom Workforce Development, LLC, where you will receive a living wage as a member of our Native American Workforce team completing environmental restoration work
-Referrals to paid internships and other job opportunities with local environmental organizations and other community partners.
Wisdom Work Force Development is a program of the Native American 501 (c)(3) non profit, Wisdom of the Elders, Inc., Wisdom, located in Portland, Oregon. Since 1993, Wisdom has recorded, preserved, and shared oral history, cultural arts, and traditional ecological knowledge of exemplary Native elders and scientists in collaboration with diverse organizations, educational institutions, and government agencies.
Be involved in projects with our Planning 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 Multi-modal Transportation Planning Intern for our Portland office for the Fall quarter, with the possibility of extending to the Winter quarter.
Duties and Responsibilities:
-General planning support, including data collection, research, and documentation
-Assist in geospatial, statistical, and operations data
-Contribute to the development of statewide and regional transportation plans, corridor plans, transit plans, feasibility studies, alternatives analysis, community outreach materials, planning reports, environmental documentation, and other analyses
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.
-Current standing as a Graduate student actively enrolled in a Planning, Public Policy, Economics, Environmental Studies or other relevant Graduate program
-Knowledge of planning, public policy, engineering, and/or political science
-Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
-Strong technical writing, analytical and communication skills
-Detail-oriented with an emphasis on quality work products
-The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately.
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 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started?
WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability's Urban Design Studio is seeking a production specialist that will support Urban Design Studio staff in their work, primarily utilizing the Adobe Creative Suite package and Google Sketchup software systems, among others. Graphics produced will be used in a variety of visual materials including posters, maps, illustrations, animations for presentations, and documents. The graphics will express urban design concepts and issues at many different scales – the city and region, neighborhoods and districts, as well as streets, sidewalks, sites and buildings. This position also works closely with the bureau's Geographic Information Systems (GIS) department in the development and production of two and three-dimensional graphics.
About the Position:
About the Hiring Bureau:
The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) develops creative and practical solutions to enhance Portland's livability, preserve distinctive places and plan for a resilient future. We are committed to advancing equity as a means of achieving prosperous, healthy, resilient communities.
The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability values a diverse workforce and seeks ways to promote equity and inclusion within the organization. BPS encourages candidates with knowledge, ability and experience working with a broad range of individuals and diverse communities to apply. Although not required, BPS encourages candidates that can fluently speak more than one language to include that information in your resume.
WHY JOIN THE CITY OF PORTLAND?
The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in ALL people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, basic life, short- and long-term disability coverage to eligible employees and their families. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today.
This position does not include benefits.
(This is a temporary position that does not accrue sick, vacation or holiday leave; will not be eligible for health, disability or other employee benefits; and will not accrue seniority or have bumping rights.)
The following minimum qualifications are required for this position:
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.
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Education and Experience:
Please submit a cover letter and resume with your application. All applicants will be notified of status of their applications.