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The IT Solutions Department is seeking a qualified internship candidate for the GIS Section. The term of the internship will be for one year, with work hours ranging from 10 to 40 hours a week, depending on school year or summer schedule. Candidate will be allowed flexible scheduling. This position will provide exposure to a wide variety of GIS tasks, offering hands on work experience with seasoned GIS professionals.
A quality candidate should be self-motivated and able to multi-task between projects and achieve project deadlines. Applicants should have proficiency with basic GIS concepts for data review, editing and analysis. The capacity to learn new processes is critical as well as, having good verbal and written communication skills, and being able to work well in a team environment.
Skills / Requirements
Coursework from an accredited college or university with major focus in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field (e.g. Geographic Information Systems or GIS, Geography, Environmental).
Candidates will have at least one (1) year of experience with GIS principles and practices in a college setting. Experience with the ESRI suite of software products 10.x is preferred, specifically experience with land and municipal data.
Programming with Modelbuilder and knowledge of Python scripting is preferred but not required.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: This is a temporary without benefits.
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