GIS Internship - University Park, PA

Job Posting:



Campus/Location: University Park Campus

Date Announced: 04/23/2019

Date Closing: open until filled

Job Number: 87305

Work Unit: University Libraries

Department: Pennsylvania Center for the Book


The Pennsylvania Center for the Book (PACFTB) seeks a student actively pursuing a degree in GIS, Geographic education, or a related field, for a paid Bednar Internship for the 2019-2020 academic year. Only full-time juniors and seniors exhibiting academic excellence are eligible. Experience working with Esri ArcGIS software and extensions, Cartographic design principles, and Microsoft Office Suite applications is necessary. Intern will assist the enhancement of the Literary and Cultural Heritage maps of Pennsylvania, as well as develop and design additional story maps with a stronger K-12 curricular focus. Intern is required to prepare a brief report summarizing their experience at the conclusion of each semester of their internship. These reports become part of the permanent records maintained in the Libraries Administrative Office and are shared with the endowment donors. The internship is for approximately 20 hours/week and may be a paid position or for school credit, at the student’s choice.