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Climate Smart Facilities Intern - Bear Mountain (ID: 109947) for Summer 2024


Office of P and R Parks and Rec

625 Broadway
Albany , NY 12207
E-Mail: shookm@pipc.org

Division/Unit: Palisades Interstate Parks Comm.


Web Site: https://parks.ny.gov(New Window)


Proposal Information


Position Title: Climate Smart Facilities Intern
Location: Bear Mountain, NY
Division: Palisades Interstate Parks Comm.
Compensation: $15.00 - $22.75 per hour
Duration: June - August 2024 with option to extend through the Fall Semester
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 am to 5 pm (flexible)

* The Climate Smart Facilities intern will support the Palisades Region in the assessment and mapping of infrastructure to assess threats from climate change impacts and develop resiliency plans.
--Interns work 10-20 hours per week.

Job Duties
* With Regional Staff, develop a list of infrastructure potentially threatened by climate change including, but not limited to, culverts, bridges, power lines/poles, buildings, drainage swales, spillways, foundations, and walkways.
* Using GIS, survey the elements of the list and develop a geodatabase that includes location, condition information, photographs, and other info as desired.
* Analyze data and develop reports as need to assist in the preparation of a resiliency plan for the region's infrastructure

* Current undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in environmental studies, GIS, or similar discipline.
* Must have expertise with GPS/GIS and be able to collect data independently in a variety of conditions

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Matthew Shook at shookm@pipc.org by March 29, 2024





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

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 10 - 19

Location: Rockland

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Senior

Minimum Standing: Sophomore

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