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Unpaid GIS Intern

Date Posted:  Feb 17, 2021
Requisition ID:  182183

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


About the Indiana Office of Technology (IOT): 

IOT provides measurable, secure, consistent, reliable enterprise-technology services at cost-effective prices to our partner agencies so they can better serve our mutual customer, the Hoosier taxpayer.


About the Governor's Public Service Summer Internship Program (GPSSIP):

The Governor’s Public Service Summer Internship Program (GPSSIP) is designed to give college students real-world, hands-on experience in their desired field of study to enhance marketability upon graduation. Participation in the program will offer students a multitude of experiences including networking with state employees, resume building and soft skills workshops, agency head panels, and much more.


This is an unpaid summer-long internship. 

About the Internship:

You will assist the Indiana Office of Technology's (IOT) GIS division with several projects including reviewing, updating, writing reports surrounding the GIS library and metadata. You would also be responsible for communicating with other state agency GIS teams and support GIS needs and initiatives. Other duties may be assigned as needed

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Support GIO activities with state agency projects and proof of concept in new applications
  • Inventory existing GIS data and services in the SDE
  • Inventory Imagery Services on image servers, prepare for migration/hosting
  • Test strategies for imagery data hosting and download,
  • Develop and test scripts in python for optimizing services and service migration plans
  • Migrate data services into a new infrastructure
  • Configure Jupiter Notebooks used to validate AGOL Application links

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.  

What We're Looking For:

  • The ideal candidate for this position is a current college student with a major in Geographic Information Systems or has equivalent experience.

What You'll Need for Success:

  • Must be a current college student
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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