Application at http://www.wildsalmoncenter.org/about/jobs.php
Volunteer GIS Intern
Reports to: GIS Analyst
The intern will work with an experienced professional, the GIS Analyst, primarily to support Wild Salmon Center site-based and regional conservation programs by developing and maintaining relevant data and metadata as they pertain to various projects. Depending on the intern's experience, interest and availability, s/he will be responsible for performing a broad range of GIS functions including but not limited to: creating informative maps; gathering, processing and documenting geographic data; fixing broken links in maps to recently moved data; editing vector/raster datasets; conducting research (finding datasets, including imagery, new GIS tools, etc.); creating datasets from raw data or converting from non-spatial form; and creating or finding documentation of datasets.
A successful intern will be able to work both independently and collaboratively; develop high quality maps; and hone professional GIS skills as applied to conservation projects.
The internship is a volunteer position envisioned for 10-20 hours per week for approximately eight to ten weeks.
Completion or current enrollment in a degree and/or program in geography, Geographical Information Systems or related field is required.
This position may provide an intern with skills and experience useful in future employment opportunities. The terms of the volunteer position will be negotiated based on the successful applicant's goals and availability. Tri-met tickets are available for the use of public transportation to and from the Wild Salmon Center office.
E-mail a cover letter, resume and completed volunteer application form to firstname.lastname@example.org with GIS Intern in the subject line.