Course credit for internships

Course credit for internships

Students who are interested in obtaining credit for internships should first secure an internship with a provider. Once confirmed, contact Dr. Hudak, for permission to register for GEOG 4920/5900.

You will be required to compile a portfolio during the course of your internship and provide a letter of assessment from the internship provider. Both will be used to determine a "grade" for the course.

Monday, November 14, 2016

Multiple Federal positionsin Oklahoma

These vacancy announcements are for Recent Graduates. For those who apply, be extra careful to follow all of the directions on how to apply as well as submitting the documents required. 

Please note that applicants that are currently in school, but who will graduate in December 2016, are eligible to apply for these positions, they will have 90 days to meet eligibility from the closing date of the announcement.

Good Afternoon!  The November National Pathways Postings for Recent Graduates have been posted.  The Job Opportunity Announcements will open on November 8, 2016 and close on November 15, 2016.    Please see below for the links to each announcement:

Rangeland Management Specialist (Recent Graduate) GS-0454-05 FPL 09:
·         1 vacancy - Arnett, OK
Soil Conservationist (Recent Graduate) GS-0457-05 FPL 09:
·         1 vacancy - Lawton, OK
·         1 vacancy - Okemah, OK
·         1 vacancy - Wewoka, OK

·         1 vacancy - Woodward, OK 

UNT Facilities GIS Field Student Assistant

136987 / Facilities GIS Field Student Assistant

 UNT Student Employment: Facilities Administration

Work Schedule: 8AM-5PM, M-F
Hours per Week: 20-25
Hourly Wage/ Yearly Salary: $8.00
Position Start Date: ASAP
Position End Date: On-going

Job Description:

The Facilities Department is seeking to hire a GIS Field Assistant to join the Geographic Information System (GIS) team. This position reports to the Facilities GIS Manager. For additional information on the GIS team you may visit our website at

The purpose of this position is to support the department’s mapping functions. This position will be responsible for using high-accuracy mapping and surveying equipment to measure, collect and record data about the location and condition of university infrastructure and assets. This position will spend the majority of their time outdoors. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Safely and properly operating GPS equipment to record the location of features and correctly document attributes following established procedures.
• Assist in the setup and utilization of survey equipment to map and record data.
• Conduct inspections of field conditions or university assets to either gather new data or verify existing information.
• Communicate with various university and non-university personnel to obtain information via site visits, meetings, phone calls and e-mail.
• Follow established data management procedures, both in the field and in the office.
• The ability to perform work that involves standing, walking, and the ability to safely lift, carry and haul over 25 lbs. of equipment for extended periods of time in all types of weather conditions in a variety of outdoor environments.

The successful candidate will exhibit a professional demeanor at all times by:

• Being respectful of others and expressing a positive "can-do" attitude.
• Punctually following an established work schedule.
• Performing assigned duties accurately, thoroughly, within prescribed time limits, and with keen attention to detail so work is done correctly the first time.
• Demonstrating strong interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal.

Job Requirements:
Must have a valid driver license.

Applicants who have prior experience utilizing GIS software and/or Microsoft Office software packages will be given preference.

Application Instructions:
Submit a cover letter and a resume with your application.


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