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GIS intern (ID: 106246) for Spring 2018


Dept of Environmental Conservation

625 Broadway
Albany , NY 12233

Division/Unit: Communication Services


Proposal Information


Create ArcGIS shapefiles, perform geoprocessing, digitize maps, QA/QC shapefiles, data management functions consistent with NYS DEC GIS standards. This position will provide an opportunity to learn about many of the NYS DEC programs including, environmental quality (water, air, remediation, waste management) and recreation/natural resources (lands, forests, wildlife, parks).

Deliverables, as determined by project needs:
* Creation of shapefiles
* Digitize maps
* Quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) of shapefiles
* Assist with documentation of shapefiles (metadata)
* Perform geoprocessing, as needed

These deliverables will be used by Office of Communication Services to support the NYS DEC's development of an online interactive public website. GIS intern will be supervised by OCS staff.




ArcGIS online

Data analysis

Relational database (Access)



Internship Areas: Engineering, Environmental Conservation, Information Technology, Planning/Analysis/Research

Logistical Information

Payment? Unpaid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 3

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Senior

Minimum Standing: Junior

Degree Concentrations: Engineering, Environmental Studies, Information Technology, Mathematics, Natural Science