Month: May 2022

Paid GIS Summer Internship

The Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA), located at the Avery Point campus of the University of Connecticut in Groton, CT is looking for a paid intern to work up to 10 hours per week with the Institute’s staff on the Environmental Justice Mapping project. Students from all UConn campuses are eligible for this position. The internship can be remote, but a desktop computer can only be provided if only stationed at Avery Point campus. Tasks include:

  • Review GIS layers and prepare related metadata files, downloadable layers and geodatabases
  • Write report on the GIS layer sources and creation process
  • Update website with the related information
  • Create ArcGIS story map or experience
  • May process GIS data for statistical analysis
  • Attending virtual committee meetings for meetings summaries and note-taking, adding meeting information to website
  • Other duties as assigned

The minimum requirements for the position are:

  • Demonstrated coursework or experience in GIS programs (i.e. ArcGIS)
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • ArcGIS online and desktop experience

The below qualifications are preferred qualifications are but not required

  • Data analysis experience with computing languages (i.e. Python, Matlab, R)
  • Bilingual
  • Previous experience working in an office environment

How to apply: Please send a one-page resume that shows you have the ability to do this work well (including your related coursework or GIS project portfolio), one page formal writing sample (max around 750 words) for general audience on any mapping/scientific topic and the names and contact information for two references to Lauren Yaworsky at by May 16, 2022. Qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule a phone interview in May and start as soon as possible.