Multiple unpaid GIS internships with the Virtual Student Federal Service program (Anywhere, VIRTUAL)Read Now
Calling all U.S. college students!
Multiple virtual, unpaid, GIS internships with the Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS) Program (Apps open Jul 1-31) – Anywhere, USA
Apply in July on USAJobs.gov. Search for “VSFS” or “Virtual Student Federal Service”. You may apply to three out of the 31 GIS projects. All candidates will hear by early September if they have been offered a position.
Please find just a few examples of GIS projects below:
Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems Inventories Using Survey 123 App and Database Improvement
Modernizing the Forest Service's groundwater dependent ecosystem (GDE) inventory effort is necessary for the stewardship of these resources. This includes the creation and continued improvement of a GDE inventory Survey 123 app and the input of previously collected GDE data into corporate databases.
Connect to the History of Our Public Lands - Support the NFGT Heritage Program
Intern(s) would work with Heritage Program Manager for the National Forests and Grasslands in Texas, performing a majority of data entry and documentation work. Includes engagement and learning with District Heritage Staff to gather information in support of overall Forest Heritage Program. Transfers GPS data to a GIS program loaded in a computer to create a map. Will learn to use applications and databases integral I the management of forest resources.
Undiscovered Stories: Create NOAA Fisheries GIS Storymaps
Create Storymaps for the Greater Atlantic Fisheries Region. Gather archival material, quotes, layer GIS maps, run a usability survey, and help the public visualize the data-backed story of ocean users, such as right whales, recreational fishermen, invasive species, and more.
For more information, see: https://vsfs.state.gov/