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.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

GIS Analyst - City of Dallas

GIS Analyst

$40,281.00 - $68,419.00 Annually
Downtown Dallas, TX
Job Type
Multiple Departments
Job Number
2/11/2017 11:59 PM Central
Position Purpose

For information related to Essential Functions, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required to Perform Work, and Working Conditions & Hazards of this position, click here. Locate and click on the position title to view the job classification

For evaluation purposes, acceptable qualifying experience for all positions must
have been in a paid capacity unless noted otherwise in the minimum
qualifications for the posted position.

Additionally, 30+ hours per week will be counted as full-time employment and will receive full credit for the amount of time employed.  A minimum of 15 through 29 work hours per week will be counted as part-time employment and will receive half credit for the amount of time employed.

Vacancies currently available in the following department(s): Mobility and Street Services, Sustainable Development and Construction
Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate's degree in GIS, geography, spatial science, or computer science field.
  • Two (2) years of experience in GIS mapping/graphics services using ArcGIS for Desktop Basic, ArcSDE, ArcGIS Server and/or ArcGIS Online.
  • High school diploma or GED plus four (4) years of the required experience will meet the education and experience requirements.
  • A bachelor's degree or higher in a specified field will meet the education and experience requirements.
  • Knowledge of desktop SQL or Python programming and/or relational database systems is a plus.
  • Knowledge of assigning addresses for GIS.

Community Engagement/Marketing Intern - City of Dallas

Intern II - Community Engagement/Marketing

$26,721.00 - $45,387.00 Annually
Downtown Dallas, TX
Job Type
Planning & Urban Design
Job Number
Position Purpose

 Community Engagement/Marketing  (Intern II)
(Non-Civil Service Position)

The City of Dallas Planning and Urban Design Department is seeking an intern for the Fall. The incumbent will office in Dallas City Hall. The Planning and Urban Design Department key functions include Strategic Planning and Policy, Urban Design, Neighborhood Vitality, and Community Engagement.  Interns will have an opportunity to work closely with city staff, Dallas residents and stakeholders, and local agencies on a wide variety of city initiatives, programs and projects depending on interest and skills.

Applicants majoring in communications, government/political science, and sociology are encouraged to apply
Essential Functions

  • Assist with the design and creation of public outreach tools and exhibits to help create awareness, engage and inform about urban design
  • Assist with planning and executing community meetings/workshop/charrettes, staff workshops, and public outreach events
  • Assists with a variety of tasks related to community engagement, capacity building and outreach for planning and urban design project needs
  • Helps to promote and engage through website and social media channels.
  • Experience maintaining non-personal social media accounts like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Google+, Pinterest, etc.
  • Assist in coordinating and administering planning, urban design and community development education and outreach programs
  • Research and documentation
Minimum Qualifications

  • Working towards a bachelor's or master's degree and a genuine interest and passion for urban, sustainability, community issues related to today's city
  • Applicants majoring in communications, government/political science, and sociology are encouraged to apply
Interns will work 20-30 hours each week. Days and hours are flexible. Some evening and weekends. This position has an anticipated state date of 10/15/2016.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Desire to engage a variety of culturally diverse communities
  • Interest in community organizing
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suites
  • Ability to listen and communicate effectively
  • Collaborative and professional work ethic