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GIS Intern (ID: 109106) for Fall 2022


Dept of Environmental Conservation

625 Broadway
Albany , NY 12233
E-Mail: Michele.golden@dec.ny.gov

Division/Unit: Water/Water Resource Management


Web Site: www.dec.ny.gov(New Window)


School Affiliation

SUNY ALBANY students ONLY are eligible to apply

Proposal Information


* Report to DEC Central Office in Albany, NY.
* Develop maps that display stormwater drainage areas for specific waterbodies.
* Develop metadata for layers for public release.
* Conduct an evaluation of GIS wastewater sewer areas to verify the wastewater service present, coordinating with DEC staff as appropriate to ensure accuracy.
* Create new layers using information available in paper maps, spreadsheets, or other forms of documentation. Develop the metadata and a standard operating procedure for updating.
* Conduct other various GIS tasks, such as spatial analysis and map development, and summary data analysis or data analytics for use by NYSDEC Division of Water staff.
* Conduct oneself in a professional manner that reflects positively on SUNY Albany and the Department.
* Complete a short report (2-4 pages) about their experience that can help guide others in pursuit of a meaningful internship as well as help the Department evaluate its intern program.



GIS-geoprocessing tools

GIS-layer development, metadata

Critical Thinking

Detail oriented



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

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 10 - 19

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Senior

Minimum Standing: Junior

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