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"Fishy" internship opportunity:

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Hubbard County is recruiting a GIS technician. Sam Lively works there:
GIS Technician.pdf
GIS Technician.pdf

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The City of Superior has posted two new jobs in the department I work in. Individuals will be part of a strong team managing the City of Superior's MS4 permit. Experience with GIS and construction site erosion control mgmt will be be helpful in an application.

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Hi all- There is a new rate for the MN GIS/LIS Consortium Conference called "Fresh Start". This allows non-students - but recent grads or job changers - to attend at a reduced rate of $100. Check it out if you are looking for a GIS job - this is the perfect place to network!

Local Job:

Hi, My name is Grant Hoel and I am an alumnus of the University of Minnesota Duluth. I am looking for someone who can create shapefiles and maps using ArcGIS or QGIS. These will be used in the renewable energy industry. This would hopefully consist of 10-20 flexible hours/week and compliment your time as a student well.

A fitting candidate would have some availability for communication during regular business hours but could manage the majority of their workload on their own schedule. Pay is $16-$22/hr depending on your competency.

If interested, please contact me at or (763) 439-0943

Best Regards,

Grant Hoel
Sky Harbor, LLC

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Esri's 2019 Internships and Event Assistantships

Students will be interested to know that Esri is announcing their internship opportunities for 2019. Go here to see the growing list of internships and assistantships.

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10-week paid research opportunities with the NASA DEVELOP National Program, which are open to current students and recent college graduates as well as transitioning career professionals.

The NASA DEVELOP Program focuses on helping local and international communities better understand environmental concerns through the use of NASA's Earth observations. NASA DEVELOP operates at twelve locations across the country including locations at NASA centers and other regional locations. This is a great opportunity for individuals who are interested in practical applications of remote sensing and GIS, specifically in the field of Earth Science. Program participants work with NASA scientists, partner organizations, and science advisors to learn about the use of NASA Earth science data for application in water resources, disaster management, ecological forecasting, and other applications to address environmental community concerns.

Responsibilities include: literature review, data processing and analysis, and producing deliverables, such as a technical report, presentation, and video. Previous GIS or remote sensing knowledge, while beneficial, is not required for acceptance. This is a multi-disciplinary opportunity for all those interested in Earth science and we encourage those in the social sciences, general science, engineering, computer science, etc. to apply. Applicants must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to work in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment. Days of the week are flexible, but applicants should be able to commit to 20 – 29 hours per week during the spring term. The position is paid on an hourly basis that is determined by education level.

Details about this opportunity and how to apply can be found online at under the “Apply” tab. The application for Spring opportunities is open from August 27th, 2018 through October 5th, 2018, with the term startingJanuary 28th, 2019 and lasting through April 5th, 2019. Dates for the upcoming Summer 2019 and Fall 2019 terms can be found on the website.

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Undergraduate GIS skills competition. This sounds like a great opportunity!

Position Description - GIS Specialist

Pointmap creates customized maps, technical drawings, and report figures using current versions of AutoCAD and ArcGIS software. We work with geologists, engineers, and scientists in the agricultural, civil, environmental, forensic, geotechnical, industrial, and mining industries.

If you are a highly-motivated person that enjoys problem solving and creating quality map output, you might be a good fit to work with the CAD & GIS professionals at Pointmap.

Responsibilities of a GIS Specialist at Pointmap:
1. Utilize ArcGIS Desktop to prepare: maps, drawings, figures, and details
2. Utilize Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel) in the creation of map output
3. Follow Pointmap best practices in conjunction with industry and clients’ standards
4. Maintain detailed electronic records of time and actions 5. Manage and prioritize projects both self directed and assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
2. BS or BA in environmental science, geography, or similar
3. Skilled in the use of ArcGIS Desktop (Spatial Analyst a plus)
4. Strong ability to work independently and collaboratively
5. Willingness to learn AutoCAD
6. Self-motivated, client-focused, integrity-driven work ethic
7. Strong problem solving and organizational skills
8. Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
9. Willingness to work independently and collaboratively
10. Able to sit at a desk for extended periods of time using hands, vision and hearing

If interested, submit a resume and detailed introductory cover letter.

Please send resume and cover letter by September 13, 2018 to the attention of Peggy Johnson E-mail: or US Postal: 2345 Rice Street Suite 205 Roseville, MN 55113

Your Trusted Resource for CAD and GIS POINTMAP.COM
2345 Rice Street, Suite 205 Roseville, Minnesota 55113 651-481-6980

The Geospatial Analysis Center is looking for student employees!

Position Description:
Students with Esri GIS skills and knowledge will perform a variety of
tasks related to GAC external and internal projects. This includes
technical GIS analysis, method development, report writing, and
communication with clients. He/She will also assist other students
with GIS software.

Other activities related to GAC operations may be required such as
assisting with workshops, cleaning computer desks, attending outreach
tables at events, printing, organizing digital files.

Projects may vary, and require competence in MS Excel, Adobe
Illustrator or InkScape, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Pro, and MS Word.

For fall through winter 2018, the primary work will be
1) Hazard mitigation planning. Mapping and research for county hazard
mitigation plans. Mapping using ArcGIS Pro, tables in excel and
internet research and writing.
2) Other internal and external projects as assigned.

$9.86 or 10.48/hr depending on GIS skills/ class level
The students must be able to work at least 3 hours per shift and 12-20
hours in a week.

If you are interested, please send a resume to We
may also ask for samples of your GIS work (cartography and analysis)
and some sample of your writing (samples can be from classwork).

Thank you!
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