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Marine Chart Intern
Ref No.: 19-00008
Company/Department:NOAA
Location: Silver Spring, Maryland
Position Type:Intern
Start Date: 06/03/2019
Position Description:
This is a 10-week summer internship that takes place at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Office of Coast Survey, Marine Chart Division/Chart Standards Group. The selected intern will gain hands on experience in production within a government environment. 


Major duties will include, but not limited to: 
  • The selected intern will perform various geographic information systems (GIS).
  • Analysis tasks and compile (acoustic and lidar) bathymetric data sets to: generate coverage maps, intersect source layer data in order to generate adequacy maps, generate bathymetric coverage maps and process vessel traffic data (Autonomous Identification Systems).

Desired knowledge, skills and abilities:
  • College students of diverse backgrounds who have an undergraduate degree in the following disciplines: Earth Science, Environmental Science Studies, Geography, Information Systems, Ocean Engineering, Oceanography, Physical Sciences, Remote Sensing Technology, Spatial Analysis, Geoscience, (e.g., geography, GIS, environmental science) or Engineering (e.g., Civil Engineering, Geodesy, Environmental or Mechanical) background.
  • The intern is also required to have prior knowledge of ESRI, ArcGIS, Microsoft Office, and Adobe pdf software.        
Location: Silver Spring, Maryland
Compensation: $16/hr 
Benefits: $800 housing stipend 
Duration: 10 weeks

Application Deadline: February 22, 2019
Required Application Materials: Please include a Resume and Cover Letter


Questions? Email Christine Louis-Jacques
 at cljacques@gyfoundation.org