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, November 17, 2017

GIS Internship - Marathon Oil

Interns will work as a part of the Land GIS Team with experienced GIS Professionals who will mentor them throughout the intern program.  The Land GIS team is responsible for supporting the data and cartographic needs of Marathon’s North American resource plays in Texas, Oklahoma, North Dakota and New Mexico.
Under the close supervision of the MOC GIS mentor, interns will learn industry terminology, GIS Software Applications, including 3D Analyst, Spatial Analyst, X-Tools, and Maplex and standard procedures for maintaining Lease and Contract agreement polygons associated with the Land Department while developing the basis for more independent decision making.

  • Create and maintain Land GIS data through interpreting legal descriptions for oil and gas leases and contracts
  • Prepares GIS maps\exhibits utilizing learned cartographic practices and standards
  • Constructs advanced spatial and tabular database queries
  • Provide assistance to Land professionals and GIS analyst in creation of customized analytics
  • Perform maintenance of Land Department ArcGIS projects and web maps
  • Education Level: Junior and Senior level candidates graduating between December 2018 – May 2019
  • Currently pursuing BS or BA degree in Geographic Information System (GIS).
  • Students must maintain at least a 3.0 overall GPA
  • Proficient with ArcGIS 10.x, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Knowledge of Coordinate Geometry (COGO), Model builder, and knowledge of Python scripting is preferred but not required.
  • Have authorization to work for any employer in the U.S. on a full-time, indefinite basis without need for sponsorship now or in the future.

In addition to applying on Handshake, please apply for this position using the following link:

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