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.

Friday, September 12, 2014

North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) - GIS Intern

GIS Intern
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Job Description
The Research and Information Services Department of the North Central Council of Governments seeks a GIS intern to assist in the development and quality control of various GIS layers. Duties include data collection, formatting, and entry; maintenance and editing of databases and GIS files; assistance with various technical and administrative assignments; and basic research assistance.  GIS experience and familiarity with ArcGIS is required.  The ability to follow instructions precisely, communicate clearly, and work independently is also required. A working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and SQL is preferred. This position requires the individual be engaged in undergraduate or graduate studies at an accredited college or university with an emphasis in Urban Planning, Geography or GIS.  This position will work a flexible work schedule of up to 30 hours per week.  Starting pay for this part-time position is $13.37 per hour, DOQ
Required Skills
  • GIS experience, specifically experience with Arc GIS
  • Experience in Arc GIS editing environment
  • Ability to make decisions on their own
  • Basic experience with Geo-processing tools
  • Good communication and organizational skills
Required Experience       
NCTCOG is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and national criminal background check in order to receive an employment offer from NCTCOG.

The North Central Texas Council of Governments participates in the federal E-Verify program in order to verify a new employee’s authorization to work in the United States. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.
Job postings are kept open for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may close anytime thereafter at the discretion of the hiring manager.
Job Location
Arlington, Texas, United States
Position Type
13.37 - USD