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Paid internships - Oakland - Marstel-Day - GIS/sustainability

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  • Asha Weinstein Agrawal
    ... From: Planning Jobs | Department of City and Regional Planning at Berkeley Date: Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 9:22 PM
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      From: Planning Jobs | Department of City and Regional Planning at
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      Date: Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 9:22 PM
      Subject: Planning Jobs - Department of City and Regional Planning at Berkeley

      GIS Interns

      Posted: 25 Aug 2011 11:48 AM PDT

      Marstel-Day, LLC, an Environmental Consulting and Planning firm, is
      seeking highly motivated GIS Interns with a strong commitment to a
      conservation ethic and a strong desire to identify and support
      strategies for natural resource conservation; and a commitment to use
      \"green\" best management practices in the performance of their work
      in the Company\'s Oakland CA and Fredericksburg VA offices on a
      variety of projects, primarily in support of the company\'s
      environmental and natural resource, and sustainability efforts. The
      company intends to hire at least one GIS Intern at each office, but
      may hire more depending on the overall qualifications of the
      submitting applicants and the ongoing work load. Duties: The selected
      intern/s will work on one or more projects under the guidance of staff
      members and also independently, depending on the specific project(s).
      In addition to possessing a strong conservation ethic, strong GIS
      candidates must have high confidence in their abilities to create and
      correct polygon topologies, attribute updates and custom maps. Ideal
      GIS candidates would also possess considerable knowledge of the
      following: Geo-database usage and creation; locating, classifying,
      organizing, and analyzing data; creation of spatial data and
      attributes; and satellite ortho-imagery and labeling techniques.
      Education, experience, training: The appropriate GIS candidate must:
      • Possess a strong commitment to a conservation ethic and a strong
      desire to identify and support strategies for natural resource
      conservation; and a commitment to use green best management practices
      in the performance of work; • Be pursuing, or have recently
      graduated with, a BS/BA in Computer Science, Geography, Environmental
      Science or other related disciplines; • A candidate pursuing a
      Master\'s Degree in a related field is a plus • Have a minimum of
      one year of applicable experience (i.e., completion of at least two
      GIS courses); • Have worked with ESRI ArcGIS 9.3 or higher; • Have
      strong oral and written communication skills; • Have the
      demonstrated ability to work independently and in teams; • Possess
      strong attention-to-detail initiative and self-motivation; • Have
      strong organizational skills; and, • Possess or be in the process of
      developing knowledge of Visual Basic, Python, or other GIS related
      scripting language. Salary and Hours: The GIS Internships will be
      non-permanent, hourly paid positions. Compensation will be for a fixed
      stipend of $1,300 per month for 20 hours per week. The hourly rate
      equivalent will be $14.77/hr. Performance of weekly hours will be
      flexible to accommodate class schedules. The company will consider
      internships of fewer (or more) than 20 hrs per week depending on the
      selected candidates\' availability and the available work load, for
      which the amount of the stipend would be adjusted appropriately.

      Application Requirements At , click the link to the \"Information on
      Applicants\" page and it will take you directly to the form found at
      the bottom of this page. Please fill out the \"Information on
      Applicants\" form and, using the provided browser buttons, attach a
      cover letter, your resume, your most current college transcripts,
      references, a brief writing sample and a GIS sample with associated
      text. Submittals that do not include all of the requested items will
      not be considered complete.

      Firm Name: Marstel-Day, LLC
      Location: Oakland, CA and Fredericksburg, VA
      Payment: Paid
      Contact: Robin Hayden
      Email: rhayden@...
      Phone: 703-342-7202

      Posted: Aug 25, 2011 Category: GIS Start Date: 2011-09-01
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