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World Wildlife Fund GIS Internship

  • 12/03/2015 7:54 AM
    Message # 3672651
    Curtis DeVault (Administrator)

    World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Northern Great Plains GIS Intern (Unpaid).

     The GIS internship position is an opportunity for a college or post-graduate student to work one-on-one with GIS specialist in World Wildlife Fund’s Northern Great Plains office along with other appropriate WWF staff. Though the internship will be mainly remote, the intern will be in regular contact with supervisor via phone, e-mail, and webinar mediums. In the position, the intern will assist or lead in spatial analysis and cartographic projects such as, but not limited to, digitizing data from electronic or paper images, developing and organizing spatial data and databases, creating cartographic products and images for reports, publications, and presentations, and contributing to report-writing for spatial analysis projects. The internship will last approximately one college semester and allows the intern to earn college credit for their service.

     Applicants must be currently enrolled at a U.S. university or college and must be eligible to receive college credit for the internship. Position is remote, so intern can be located anywhere in the US only.

     Responsibilities:

    Internship Description:

     Assist GIS Specialist with spatial data development – including:

    -Digitizing from electronic or paper maps/images;

    -Developing and organizing spatial data/databases;

    -Creating cartographic products;

    -Report-writing.

     Qualifications:

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Minimum of 20 hours per week
    • Excellent communication skills (including via phone and e-mail)
    • Attention to detail
    • Organized and self-driven
    • Must have own GIS resources (access to hardware, software, and license) as this is a remote position with none of those resources provided

    Location:

    Remote (Supervisor located in Sioux Falls, SD)

     Compensation:

    Unpaid. For all unpaid internships, applicants must be enrolled in school and be able to obtain academic course credit from their university.”

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    Last modified: 12/03/2015 7:56 AM | Curtis DeVault (Administrator)

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