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Washington College GIS Summer Internship Opportunities 2017

Summer Internships at GIS!

Are you looking for a job this summer? Look no further! The GIS Program at Washington College is looking for 8 students this summer to fill various position that are open. See below for details on the opportunities available!

To submit your application click here!
Important Details:


Washington College’s GIS Program will be holding its summer 2017 internships from May 22nd, 2017 through August 11th, 2017.

The Lab will be open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Full time positions are 35 hours a week, part time is 25 hours or less. You may apply to as many positions as desired.

Summer housing will not be covered for internships.

 
Job Descriptions:

 

The primary duty of the GIS Student Analyst for the Harvest Directory project will be to work with the Upper Shore Regional Council and partners across the Upper and Mid-shore of Maryland and the lower shore of Delaware to maintain the Harvest Directory and support its mission. Duties may include but are not limited to, planning workshops, networking events, contacting businesses by phone, helping to design media campaigns, updating designs for brochure and facilitating the distribution of the same.

The primary duty of the marketing/social media intern will be to provide support in the development of a marketing strategy incorporating diverse social media platforms. Additional duties will include moderate amounts of writing and editing content to increase awareness of the GIS Program, our projects and our interns and provide professional support on other tasks as assigned. The Marketing/Social Media Intern will be expected to communicate effectively with other interns, participate in staff meetings, help with event planning and attend conferences as needed. The Washington College GIS Program currently maintains a Facebook, Blog, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube channel, which the applicant should review in advance of an interview.

 

GIS Student Analyst: General

The primary duty of the GIS Student Analyst will be to work with ArcGIS Mapping software and additional software and hardware as needed to support active workforce projects. Our workforce projects may include providing technical and professional support for our client partners. Additional work may be related to municipal infrastructure, historical geography, environmental or economic analysis, or human geography.

 

GIS Student Analyst: Crime Analysis (GOCCP)

Students will develop an understanding of crime data in the state of Maryland. Duties would include data quality analysis, mapping, developing paper maps, developing statistical reports, and other varies task. This position may work on research and development projects related to process automation and big data analysis.

 
GIS Student Analyst: Traffic Analysis (MHSO)

Students will develop an understanding of traffic data as it relates to citations and crashes for the state of Maryland. Duties would include data correction, data quality analysis, mapping, understanding of GIS, python scripting, web development, and developing statistical reports.

 

GIS Student Analyst: Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Domestic Violence

Students will develop an understanding of domestic violence data. Duties would include data correction, data entry, geocoding and aggregating data. This position requires a large amount of data cleanup and data entry.

 

GIS Student Analyst: Vehicle Theft

Students will develop an understanding of vehicle theft data. Duties would include data correction, mapping, product design, and developing statistical reports. This position has a moderate amount of data cleanup 

 

GIS Trainee

The primary duty of the Trainee will be to learn to work with ArcGIS Mapping software and additional software and hardware as needed to support active workforce projects. Additional duties include providing professional staff with project related support, communicating effectively with other interns and managing other duties as assigned. Interns may occasionally work outside, sometimes in inclement weather.

 

GIS Analyst: Climate Institute

This is an off-campus opportunity located at the Climate Institute in Washington D.C. The main goal of summer GIS work will be to expand upon initial geospatial analysis to construct a detailed optimized route for HVDC cables in the West, while possibly expanding the route east. Once thermal and electrical resistivity calculation models are completed by the engineering team, these will also need to be mapped in animated figures (changing with time) in separate maps. It is not yet clear how the optimized route map and the resistivity maps will be combined. Data collection and analysis will also need to be completed.

How to Apply:

 

There are a few changes this year for applying to Summer internships.

Please fill out an application, and send your cover letter and resume to Kelsey Newcomb, knewcomb2@washcoll.edu

Deadline for applications will be March 31st, 2017. Decisions will be made by mid April.

 

To submit your application click here!

 

If you have any questions please reach out to Kelsey Newcomb, 410-810-5031.