Ducks Unlimiteds Governmental Affairs Office in Washington, D.C.
is seeking qualified individuals for a GIS policy internship.
The successful candidate will gain valuable Capitol Hill and non-profit experience by using their GIS skills to support efforts to educate Members of Congress on the positive effects of conservation legislation.
The internship is paid and will last one year.
Typical working hours are from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, with flexible hours for qualified students.
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates should have knowledge of GIS principles and experience with ESRI products.
They should be self-motivated, conscientious individuals who can work independently with minimal supervision.
Some experience with ESRI geodatabase development and ESRI web application development is preferred.
Knowledge of wildlife conservation, wetlands, congressional process and /or environmental policy and practices is encouraged.
The successful candidate will work closely with a joint GIS-policy team to build a spatial database of historical projects and create an ESRI-based mapping application that will effectively communicate the impact of conservation.
Work emphasis will be on digitizing and editing spatial data, spatial analysis, and the development of online cartographic products.
Other responsibilities will include assisting the policy team with administrative and legislative work, as needed.
REQUISITE SKILLS: Ability to digitize, process, and manage GIS data using ESRI GIS products.
Good organizational skills.
Very good inter-personal skills.
DESIRABLE TRAITS: Computer troubleshooting skills.
Experience in ArcPro.
Knowledge of cartographic design and GIS web application development.
An understanding of geodatabase development and design.
An ability to script repetitive tasks.
Background in environmental policy or natural resource management.
TERM: Position has a term of up to 1 year.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Interns are paid $11.25 per hour.
APPLICATION: To apply, fill out the application materials on this link: and attach a cover letter, resume, and references by Friday, October 12th, 2018 . For questions regarding the position, please contact: Jes Skillman GIS Analyst 444 North Capitol Street NW, Suite 745 Washington, D.C.
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