The Portland office of the US Army Corps of Engineers is hiring a Student Geographer!
About the Position: Position(s) will be filled under the Department of the Army Pathways Intern Program. Click here for more information on Pathways program participation.
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INTERN - SUMMER 2018 - UNDERGRADUATE - NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE CREATIVE - INTRA-COMPANY & CUSTOM CARTOGRAPHYRead Now
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
The National Geographic Channels form the television and production arm of National Geographic Partners, a joint venture between 21st Century Fox and the National Geographic Society. As a global leader in premium science, adventure and exploration programming, the Channels include: National Geographic Channel (NGC), Nat Geo WILD, Nat Geo People and Nat Geo MUNDO. Additionally, the Channels also run the in-house television production unit, National Geographic Studios. The Channels contribute to the National Geographic Society’s commitment to exploration, conservation and education with entertaining, innovative programming from A-level talent around the world, and with profits that help support the society’s mission. Globally, NGC is available in more than 440 million homes in 171 countries and 45 languages, and Nat Geo WILD is available in 131 countries and 38 languages. National Geographic Partners is also a leader in social media, with a fan base of 250 million people across all of its social pages. NGC contributes over 55 million social media fans globally on Facebook alone.
JOB DESCRIPTIONFox is proud to support a culture of creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and community that attracts the industry’s brightest talent. The Fox Internship Program offers an exciting opportunity for you to gain practical experience while interning for one of the biggest media and entertainment companies in the world. You will have the opportunity to participate in real-world projects, which provides valuable work experience and leadership skills.
The Fox Internship Program provides mentoring and learning opportunities to help you develop your skills, network with Fox employees, and learn more about what it’s like to work in the entertainment industry.
Learn how to design and research maps and graphics to National Geographic standards—working alongside map editors and other cartographers to acquire and verify data.
Participate in the research process to determine the best story to be told and acquire the most-up-to-date data available
Produce visually pleasing, accurate, and informative maps and graphics utilizing the latest software while adhering to set printing guidelines.
Create thematic spreads for our cornerstone product, the Atlas of the World, and assist as needed with maps and graphics for the National Geographic Magazine and other departments—working with photo editors, writers, researchers, and editors to create an integrated product.
While individuals of all academic backgrounds are encouraged to apply, applicants should have prior experience in cartographic research and production.
To participate in Fox’s Internship program you must meet the following criteria:
Please submit a resume and a cover letter detailing your qualifications.
To be considered for an Intern position, you must be a current student and be enrolled in school for the duration of employment. Winter 2018 graduates will not be eligible for this internship unless documentation of continued educational classes (graduate school) can be provided at the time of application.
Applicants must provide transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable) and proof of enrollment in classes at time of application. Maintenance of a minimum of a 2.5 cumulative grade point average and continued enrollment in classes pertinent to the internship is required.
Summary of Essential Responsibilities
Skills and Abilities
General Position Summary
This program is designed to give students a valuable learning experience and exposure to a broad base of professional forestry experiences. The internship program allows students to get career and industry experience as they complete projects and useful work first hand.
Forestry Interns work alongside and are mentored by professional foresters to assist in sustainably managing forestland. Projects and skills focus on harvest planning and administration, site preparation, regeneration surveys, road construction and maintenance, silviculture operations, use of current GIS technology.
The position is for the summer months typically on a 40-hour work week.
Job Title: Transportation Research Intern - Transportation Planning Technician 1 (13 Positions)
Opening Date: 3/26/2018
Closing Date: 4/9/2018 11:59pm
Salary: $17.15 - $22.90 Hourly
Job Type: Internship
Location: Multiple Locations – Western WA
Recruitment #: 18DOT-HQ-04520nM
These temporary positions/internships (approximately three to five months) will support the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) managers statewide with small scale, short-term research projects. These 13 positions include collecting and analyzing data, conducting field surveys, performing literature searches, assessing data to determine outcome or results and report findings and conclusions in writing as well as making presentations to interested audiences.
The future incumbents will have an opportunity to learn about transportation planning, operation, construction and administration programs and projects by participating in tasks that help shape an individual's research capabilities and experience. This will include developing studies, work plans, collecting data, analyzing data, and reporting results. These positions will also conduct data manipulations and analysis to provide a statistical priority, or develop an agency design or position, assist with formulating policy recommendations or other tasks to support the research on topics of importance to the agency.
To view the entire posting and apply, please visit:
The City of Hillsboro is accepting resumes for a GIS Intern with the Information Services Department. This position will use GIS (Geographic Information Systems) to map growth and building updates in Hillsboro. The GIS Intern is a temporary, part-time, 20 hour/ week internship. Hours will be scheduled Monday–Friday between 8 am–5 pm.
Compensation is up to $13.74/hour, dependent on education level.
Resumes will be accepted until April 20, 2018.
Internship Process & Timeline:
April - May: Application, Interview & Selection Process
June - August: Summer Internship
General Description of Duties:
Use GIS mapping to update City of Hillsboro maps to assess building growth
Conduct a 2017 aerial photo audit of building footprint and update GIS files accordingly
Use site plans from construction drawings to assist in the creation of the building footprint
Assist with improving the City’s GIS data inventory and metadata creation
The ideal candidate:
Is familiar with ArcGIS software and concepts
Is open to technology and learning new skills
Is a strong communicator
Must be currently enrolled in a GIS certificate program or an undergraduate program focused on cartography, mapping, Geography or Geo Science
Must complete and pass criminal background check
Must be at least 18 years of age and be able to commit to the entire internship
How to Apply: Submit letter of interest and resume by April 20, 2018 to:
City of Hillsboro Human Resources Department
Attn: Jessica Stark
150 E Main St. – 2nd floor Hillsboro, OR 97123
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (GIS Internship in subject line)
Jessica Stark, City of Hillsboro Human Resources Department
or at 503-681-6222
Equal Employment Opportunity
Conservation International is currently recruiting a GIS Intern for a paid summer internship in our Arlington, VA office. The internship is to take place from June 1st, 2018 thru August 21, 2018.
The GIS Intern will work on one of the following efforts currently underway at the Geospatial Applications Team:
The GIS Intern will also assist in gathering and distributing routine GIS data and information. As directed, the Intern will generate, collate, organize, maintain and archive GIS data. They will help serve as a technical resource for the Moore Center for Science and help provide decision makers with relevant GIS data needed to make informed decisions, build capacity, and help implement conservation priorities throughout CI.
Typical office environment.
For more information and to apply please visit: http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CONSERVATION&cws=1&rid=1019
Intermountain Rural Electric Association is currently seeking a dynamic individual to fill our summer GIS Intern position in our Sedalia location. With over 151,000 members, Intermountain Rural Electric Association is one of the largest member-owned electric utility cooperatives in the United States.
This is a temporary full-time position working 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or optional 9/80 schedule, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
To be eligible for the GIS Intern position; applicants must be a continuing student currently enrolled in an accredited college or university for the fall of 2018. This position will be required to perform a variety of tasks associated with utilities mapping projects utilizing GIS technologies. The GIS Intern may be responsible for preparing maps, charts, graphs or spreadsheets. Specific duties include, but are not limited to, inputting new data, manipulating, correcting and updating existing data. Perform duties in a manner consistent with the stated values of the organization.
RequirementsSuccessful applicants must have a basic understanding of computer principles, databases, files and basic hardware and software. Skill in utilizing GIS software and basic knowledge of cartographic principles is expected. Other tasks will utilize various office applications on computer systems and will require the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
A valid Colorado driver’s license is required.
The hourly rate of pay for this position is $21.00 - $28.25. In addition, Intermountain REA will provide health and life insurance at no cost to you! This is an excellent working experience for students seeking a career in Geographic Information Systems and how it relates to the electrical distribution industry!
If interested, please send your resume to Human Resources, Intermountain Rural Electric Association, Post Office Drawer A, Sedalia, CO 80135. You may also e-mail your resume to HR@IREA.coop . Pre-employment drug screening and background check will be conducted.
IREA is an Equal Opportunity Employer
IREA does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. All qualified candidates are given equal opportunity and selection decisions are based on job-related factors.
The objective of the Strong Hubs for Afghan Hope and Resilience (SHAHAR) Program is to create well-governed, fiscally sustainable Afghan municipalities capable of meeting the needs of a growing urban population. Targeted support to 20 provincial municipalities across Afghanistan, as well as the General Directorate of Municipal Affairs (GDMA) and Municipal Advisory Boards (MABs), will lead to improved municipal financial management, urban service delivery, and citizen consultation.
The internship program is to train and learn the new graduated/last year students from universities and specially on GIS filed, will train the interns theoretically and practically on the GIS workability and utilizing at the job field such urban planning, municipal addressing, and etc. and then the interns will use the learned knowledge and skills in their future career.
OBJECTIVE AND DUTIES:
• Learn the Q-GIS basics and then assist on digitization of the satellite imageries of the SHAHAR municipalities.
• Assist in liaising with SHAHAR municipalities embedded team to obtain the needed data related to urban planning and municipal addressing.
• Convert picture and other maps formats into geo-referenced GIS maps for urban planning.
• Perform other duties as may be assigned by her/his direct supervisor.
Education: minimum BSc degree from engineering or graduated student from a GIS training course from an accredited training/educational institution
• The position reports to GIS Sr Manager
• This position will be based in the Kabul
To Apply: Please send your CV and covering letter along with Filled Pre-Employment Internship Questionnaire from the below link: http://www.acbar.org/upload/1486889721531.docx to the below email address.
Include GIS Intern - Kabul in the subject line of the application.
Application without subject line will not be considered.
Arlington, VA, USA
A LITTLE ABOUT US
The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 72 countries, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit www.nature.org or follow @nature_press on Twitter.
The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.
The Global Lands Carbon Science team consists of a team of 5 staff who lead scientific analyses of the climate mitigation potential of various natural climate solutions. Natural climate solutions are 20 conservation, restoration, and improved land management actions that are proven ways of storing and reducing carbon emissions in the world’s forests, grasslands, and agricultural fields. We conduct both global analyses and support specific country programs with scientific assessments. Our team’s expertise includes carbon accounting, reforestation, forest restoration, improved forest management, and translational research. It will be an exciting time for the research, as the results are intended to feed directly into on-going campaigns and efforts to massively scale up reforestation to tackle climate change.
YOUR POSITION WITH TNC
The Global Carbon Science intern will provide research support for the Forest Restoration Scientist and the Geospatial Analyst on the Carbon Science team.
This position is a full-time, 12-week internship position for the summer of 2018, with exact start and end dates negotiable.
The Global Carbon Science Intern will assist the Global Lands Carbon Science team on research projects related to evaluating the climate mitigation potential for reforestation in the United States and beyond by supporting spatial data analyses and image processing; reviewing literature and methods; coordinating communications among scientists and TNC chapters; and attending meetings and conferences with Carbon Science team members.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE
• Assist in data processing and methods development.
• Compiles and analyze data, resolves disparities and summarizes results.
• Conduct general research support such as literature review and writes up findings.
• Coordinate communications among scientist and TNC chapters
• Works in an office setting.
• HS Diploma or equivalent. Enrolled in an undergraduate program with at least two years of study, graduate program, or a recent graduate (within two years of graduating from an undergraduate or graduate program) for biology, conservation/environmental studies or related field, or equivalent
• Experience using MS office, Word, Excel, and navigating the Internet
• Basic knowledge of geospatial theory and/or analysis
• Basic research related skills, such as search, reading and summarizing various kinds of literature
• Ability to communicate effectively in writing and document processes
• Proven organizational skills and attention to detail
• Ability to act independently on assigned tasks and projects
• Multi-language skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience appreciated
• Experience with geospatial and satellite data processing and data manipulation
• Experience programming in R, ArcGIS products, Python, or equivalent platform
• Database management skills with ability to produce reports
• Work will require extended time in front of a computer
$15/per hour (undergrads) and $17/per hour (graduate-level or recently graduated bachelors students)
HOW TO APPLY
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The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of men and women of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.
The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy’s background screening process.