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GIS/Database Assistant (ID: 109233) for Spring 2023


Dept of Environmental Conservation

625 Broadway
Albany , NY 12233
E-Mail: dave.adams@dec.ny.gov

Division/Unit: Lands and Forests/Invasive Species


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


School Affiliation

SUNY Albany

Proposal Information


The NY DEC DLF BISEH is seeking an intern to assist with several different data projects for DEC invasive species data. Projects will focus on prepping and cross-walking data from different formats for bulk upload to iMapInvasives, the online mapping and data management tool for invasive species in NY. ArcGIS OnLine (AGOL) projects might be included, depending on the skillset of the intern. The intern will work with the BISEH Response & Management Coordinator; technical guidance will be provided by the Invasive Species Database staff at the NY Natural Heritage Program.



GIS data management experience

Experience with Python scripts

ArcGIS online experience

Familiarity with relational databases

General knowledge of invasive species


Internship Areas: Environmental Conservation, Information Technology

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 10 - 19

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Graduate Student

Minimum Standing: Graduate Student

Degree Concentrations: Environmental Studies, Information Technology, Natural Science