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Conservation GIS Internship

Position
Conservation GIS Internship

Availability
January 2009

Description
NZERN has an unpaid internship position always available for a GIS student who is confident using ESRI ArcInfo 8 or 9. Would suit a skilled post graduate who wants real world experience. First come - first served. Work involves building a national GIS system to provide mapping support to thousands of community lead ecological restoration projects in NZ.

Resources
Software available includes:

ESRI ArcInfo 9.1
JTX 3.0
PLTS - Map Agency
ArcSDE 9.1
ArcIMS 9.1
Access XP
MSSQL 2000
Map Objects
ArcPad Studio
ArcPad 7
ArcEngine 9.1
Visio 2000
CASE Studio 2
Visual Paradigm
MS .NET Enterprise
Geocortex IMF

Most of this is office work using a computer. There is also field work using ArcPad.

There is an extensive software and biodiversity library to find answers to those problems you will encounter.

Skills
Confidence using ESRI ArcInfo 8 or 9. You need to be keen to learn new skills, be a good worker and like working as part of a happy team of very experienced volunteers. There will be opportunities to give presentations at the occasional seminar.

Conditions
The internship is unpaid

We can provide a signed confirmation letter or internship contract for your professor.

NZERN is unable to assist with visa applications or work permits.

NZERN is unable to provide accommodation or food.

The office is fully equipped, tea and coffee is supplied

Duration
Typically interns come for several months full time or part time.

The position is open until filled.

Location
Christchurch, New Zealand

How to Apply
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