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Lake Monitoring and Assessment intern (ID: 105856) for Fall 2017

Agency/Facility

Dept of Environmental Conservation

625 Broadway
Albany , NY 12233

Division/Unit: Water

 

Proposal Information

Description:

The NYSDEC Division of Water's Lake Monitoring and Assessment Section (LMAS) conducts a variety of programs to monitor, assess and report on the condition of New York's waters. The LMAS intern would assist in the preparation of data, maps, and other information to support water quality monitoring reporting conducted by the NYSDEC Division of Water. This would include, but not be limited to, uploading laboratory and field data into the DEC Lakes database, converting hand-drawn maps into data files, preparing tables and maps for public reports, merging database outputs into word processing documents, and manipulating data tables within relational databases and spreadsheets.

The successful candidate should have experience with entering data into Microsoft Excel or relational databases, and experience with GIS software. Additional desired skills include familiarity with other Microsoft Office products, including Microsoft Word and Powerpoint, and other general office skills

 

Skills:

Data Entry with Microsoft Excel

GIS Software

Computer Skills

 

Internship Areas: Engineering, Environmental Conservation, Scientific Research

Logistical Information

Payment? Unpaid

Number of Hours: 10 - 19

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Junior

Minimum Standing: Sophomore

Degree Concentrations: Engineering, Environmental Studies, Physical Science