Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Geographic Data Services Bureau is looking for a high energy, creative, GIS Analyst Intern. You must be enthusiastic, ambitious, and enjoy working in a team environment. Additionally, you need to be analytical, detail oriented, possess a strong work ethic, have a positive attitude and excellent people skills. This is an excellent opportunity to get real-world GIS experience in a mature GIS environment with a focus on natural resources data.
The GIS Analyst Intern will assist the Geographic Data Service Bureau with projects focused on cartography, development of spatial data, and map products. The position’s duties include data management, applying standardized symbology, development of templates, data analysis, configuring mapping applications, and map production.
WORK START/END DATES: June 6, 2022 – August 26, 2022 (negotiable)
HOURS/WEEK: 30-40 TOTAL HOURS FOR INTERNSHIP: 420
SKILLS, ABILITIES, KNOWLEDGE NEEDED (EDUCATION; UNDERGRAD/GRAD LEVEL
GIS software Basic & Advanced Skills – Knowledge of the practical application of the principles, techniques, and procedures associated with geographic information mapping and analysis systems design and production. Knowledge and experience with GIS software, applications, tools, and resources, including geoprocessing, and the ESRI suite. Knowledge of cartographic design principles and standards. Experience with data editing, symbology and labeling required.
Data Management - Basic Skills– Understanding of relational databases. Knowledge and ability to access, query and manipulate both spatial and tabular data. Ability to detect relationships between multiple data sources and evaluate for practical problem solving.
Natural Resources Basic Knowledge - Knowledge of biology or natural resource management principles, practices, and methods and/or closely related field.
Office Suite Basic and Advanced skills - Working knowledge and experience with word processing, spreadsheet, email/calendar and Teams software.
Programming Basic Knowledge - Basic understanding of Python.