GIS Internship Opportunity

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), Land Acquisition and Management Program, is currently seeking to fill an unpaid College Internship. The work location is Hartford.

The work will focus on digitizing and georeferencing archival materials, database management, and cadastral mapping for CT DEEP’s property boundaries. The parcels will be associated with documents like land deeds, easements, and management plans.  The information will be made publically available in the Public Use and Benefit Land Registry web application.

Duties (may include)

(1)    Scanning and creating PDF documents of land deeds, easements, management plans and other documents

(2)    Using ArcGIS to create and edit parcel boundaries including using Parcel Fabric editing tools

(3)    Reviewing tabular and spatial data for accuracy, consistency and completeness

Eligibility:  The DEEP seeks students who have completed their sophomore year of academic courses and earned 60 academic credits. Students must be currently enrolled in either a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree Program.

Qualifications:  Applicants will need a working knowledge of ESRI ArcMap and ArcCatalog software. The following experience/skills would be a plus: editing in ArcGIS, COGO, reading deeds, cartography, parcel editing, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel and ArcGIS Online. Coursework in geography, GIS, or closely related field is preferred.

Hours per Week:  This is a flexible position, between 8 and 40 hours per week (plus lunch), Monday through Friday within normal business hours.

 

Anticipated Length of Position:  This is a temporary position, lasting approximately 3-4 months. The anticipated start date would be on or after May 16, 2016.

 

To Apply: Submit a college internship application, letter of interest, and resume, to:

 

Graham Stevens

Connecticut DEEP

Bureau of Central Services, Land Acquisition and Management

79 Elm Street, 6th floor

Hartford, CT 06106

graham.stevens@ct.gov (email submittals preferred)

 

 

More Information on the College Internship Program: http://www.ct.gov/deep/cwp/view.asp?a=2688&q=322346

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