Educational Data and Resources INTERN
- Internship for Undergraduate and Graduate students and recent grads
- 800 per week for 11 weeks
- Closing date
- Mar 1, 2023
- Earth and Space Science Informatics, Geodesy, Global Environmental Change, Interdisciplinary/Other
- Career Level
- Student / Graduate
- Education Level
- Job Type
- Relocation Cost
- No Relocation
- Sector Type
- Non-Government Organization/Non-Profit
- To be eligible for this program you must have been a student in Fall 2022, currently enrolled as a student, or returning as a student in Fall 2023. If you are unsure of your eligibility please reach out to Internships@EarthScope.org
- The internship is 11 weeks starting May 21, 2023.
- Interns must participate for the full 11-week period.
- A weekly stipend of $800 is provided for 11 weeks
- Work can be completed in Boulder, Colorado or at a remote location
Intern will be responsible for data processing, data presentation, technical support documentation, and educational resources development. Potential methods include GPS/GNSS, structure from motion, and lidar applied to societal challenges such as natural hazards, water resources, and climate change. The successful applicant will have basic technical skills working in an online environment, will be highly organized, and will have exceptional attention to detail.
Essential Job Functions
- Process or reconfigure geodetic data for incorporation into learning activities (ex. GPS/GNSS, structure for motion, lidar, and others)
- Develop and refine teaching materials to support teaching with geodetic data and methods
- Manipulate data and images in software such as GIS (e.g. ArcGIS), Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator
- Refine or develop technical support documentation for using geodetic instruments in the field
- Reports to the Project Manager coordinating via Slack and periodic Zoom meetings. Interacts and collaborates with peers and colleagues across the organization.
- May interact with community members to inquire about research, data, and needed resources.
- Interacts effectively with various EarthScope Consortium staff to ensure the completion of assigned responsibilities. May provide guidance on technical matters to others. Does not have supervisory responsibility.
EarthScope Core Competencies
- Accountability and Responsibility
- Relationship Building
- Skilled Problem Solver
- Customer Focus
- Strategic Thinking
Physical Work Demands
- Able to sit and/or stand to work at a computer
- Able to move about a typical home office
- Able to travel to Boulder Colorado for orientation week and participate indoor and outdoor activities
- Able to lift and move up to 25 pounds occasionally
Mental Work Demands
- Regular and on-time attendance
Note: To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of knowledge, skill, and/or ability required and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with this position.
Graduate or undergraduate level student in Earth sciences or related STEM field
Interest in working at the intersection of science and education
Experience using data to address scientific questions
Interest in working with geodesy methods and data for educational purposes
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to work independently and pay attention to details
Ability to manage time, especially when there may be competing priorities
Knowledge of multiple geodetic methods
Experience with GIS software (e.g., ArcGIS)
Experience making figures in a graphics software (e.g., Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop)
Experience developing education, outreach, or community engagement materials
Ability to translate complex scientific concepts to non-scientific audiences
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