Job Posting: Port of Portland, GIS/Environmental Internship

The Port of Portland has a job opening in their environmental department. This 12 month, paid internship is open to current students and is sure to be an exciting opportunity. Applications are due by April 7th!

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POSITION: GIS/Environmental Internship
SALARY: $15.00 – $18.69 Hourly
OPENING DATE: 03/11/14
CLOSING DATE: 04/07/14 05:00 PM

To apply for an intern position you must be a student currently enrolled in school. Spring 2014 graduates will not be eligible for this internship unless documentation of continued educational classes (graduate school) can be provided at the time of application. Hours are flexible based on school schedule, with the ability to work up to 40 hours during school and school breaks. Internship duration is 12 months.


Be a creative thinker. Use your skills to analyze and map environmental information. Solve business problems. Find data-driven solutions. Make a difference. Create innovative tools, web services and procedures. See the big picture. Learn how an enterprise system is managed and be part of the process.


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Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in GIS, environmental science, geography, urban and regional planning or other natural science. Practical experience and/or coursework applying GIS software to solve real problems using public or crowd sourced data. Effective verbal and written communication skills.


Experience with ArcMap data management, analysis and mapping tools, including; versioned editing, python, spatial and 3D analyst. Experience creating, editing and visualizing spatial data using Google Earth and SketchUp or open-source tools such as Open Street Map and Quantum GIS. Working knowledge of MS Office Suite and Adobe Illustrator. Ability to: Collaborate; Be part of a team that believes in listening, sharing ideas and constantly improving; Develop systematic approaches and code to solve issues and complete tasks; Organize your work and tasks in a dynamic business environment; Research and distill complex analyses and projects into clear documents.

For more information on the position, the requirements, and to answer the supplemental questions for employment read the job announcement: GIS_Environmental Internship

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