Location: Dana Building- Ford Commons- First Floor
Time: Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park 2014 Internship
GIS Intern (4-7 Positions)
LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT:
12 weeks STIPEND $125 per week + dorm housing included
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
GIS interns needed beginning June 2014 and lasting for 12 weeks for assistance with GIS data creation data management, and technology transfer.
Duties will include using ArcGIS Desktop software and Trimble GPS Equipment to create and manage new GIS data layers;
Coordinating with park staff to organize existing spatial data and create and document procedures for updating geo- spatial datasets;
Use of GIS to support GIS and database development in the following areas: Wildlife Management, Cultural Resources, Fisheries and Water Quality, Inventory and Monitoring, Climate, Remote Sensing;
Developing base-mapping programs for the continued collection and analysis of monitoring data.
Must be able to hike in mountainous terrain in hot humid or inclement weather conditions carrying a daypack or backpack and other field equipment. Good fitting hiking boots and rainwear are important personal items to have prior to arrival. Stinging insects, poison ivy, slippery footing, and venomous snakes are known field hazards. Work schedule is 4/ten hour days 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM, M-T
Some education or experience in geographic information systems (GIS), computer cartography a must, specifically experience using ArcGIS Desktop (ArcMap/ArcCatalog). Experience with geodatabase formats is a plus, as is understanding of geodatabase tables. Applicant should have the ability to write and follow detailed technical information documents and be self-motivated and flexible. Valid state vehicle operator’s license desired. Documentation Required: Access to government computers requires the following: ability to pass Federal Computer Security Background Investigation; must be able and willing to complete background check application and return via registered mail; must provide own transportation and expense for purpose of obtaining a DOI Employee Identification Card.
HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume, 3 references, and copy of transcripts to: Thomas Colson, GIS Program Manager Great Smoky Mountains National Park 1316 Cherokee Orchard Road Gatlinburg, TN 37738 @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Last night PitE Club had it’s first meeting of the semester.
We would like welcome back those who have returned and welcome those who are new!!
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Sign up for the first “Grab-a-Grad Coffee Hours” of the semester! Sponsored by PitE Club’s BEAR Mentorship Program, join a small group coffee hour with some of the finest environmental grad students around! This month, 3 graduate students in a variety of fields will hold coffee hours at your favorite campus spots.
Limited seats available, so sign up ASAP! If you can’t make times this month – don’t worry, there will be more later in the semester semester. If there is a particular field you are interested in learning more about or if you have any questions please email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org!