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Current Positions

Research Scientist

May 15, 2019
The Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute is hiring two research scientists

One position more focused on landscape ecology and will be filled as an Ecologist or Biological Scientist. The second position is more focused on recreation and will be filled as an Ecologist, Biological Scientist, Social Scientist, or Geographer. Both positions range from a GS-12 to GS-14, depending on qualifications.

Please see the attached outreach notices; these are more or less “pre-announcements” for the openings. If you are interested in applying for one of these positions, please send Susan Fox (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) your contact information, which position you are interested in, a brief statement of why you would be a quality candidate, and a resume no later than June 1, 2019.

GIS Assistant I

May 15, 2019
Geoscientists in the parks Internship Program
Alaska Regional Office

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GIS Specialist III

May 15, 2019

Job Description

Our GIS team is seeking a talented and experienced GIS specialist based in our Utah office. This individual will be responsible for:

  • Working with multidisciplinary teams to assist private sector clients seeking regulatory approvals and permits from governmental authorities.
  • Generating presentation quality maps for permit applications to various federal, state and local agencies.
  • Creation and processing of geospatial data to support environmental permitting efforts, including calculation of project impacts.
  • Working with and conversion of multiple data types.
  • Collection of field data (Trimble units).
  • Create/maintain/update data sets
  • Gathering and analyzing project and site information and assisting with the preparation of permit applications and associated documentation to comply with federal, state and local regulations.

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Research Assistant
May 7, 2019

The Natural History Museum of Utah has an opening for a part-time research assistant to oversee their study of visitor experiences, and they are specifically seeking a graduate student.  This is a good opportunity to gain valuable research experience, leadership experience, and hands-on museum experience and connections.  It would be useful for a student considering a career in museums, nonprofit, public programming, or user experience research, or a career in qualitative or quantitative academic research.  Find the opportunity here:  To workshop an application for this job, make an appointment with your Graduate Student Career Coach, Dan Moseson, at

Utah Public Lands Policy Coordinating Office Internship

Salary $14 Hr
Opening: May 6th
Closing: May 20th
Number of openings: 2
Address: 1 in Cedar City and 1 In Salt Lake City, Utah

The Intern position will assist in asset field data collection of Utah’s R.S.2477 Roads. Field work
includes multiple days working in remote locations throughout Utah. Field work consists of collecting GIS information
regarding Utah’s backcountry roads. Office work consists of data processing all fieldwork. This paid intern position requires
approximately 30 Hrs per week. Pay is $14 hour and does not include benefits. Per diem meals and camping/hotel costs will
be covered. This position is based primarily out of Iron and Beaver counties. Field work will primarily be located in the south
west and central Utah area.

See the full posting here

Millcreek GIS Intern

12$-15$ an hour depending on experience
Temporary position with flexible schedule and hours; no benefits. Position will average up to 29 hrs/week (approximately 1,500 hrs total) over any consecutive 12 month period.

The GIS Intern will assist in creating and maintaining Millcreek’s GIS system and database. Duties include, but are not limited to:  collecting data in the field, creating feature classes, organizing schema, designing maps, data analysis and interpretation, creating web applications and other duties as assigned.

Millcreek is in the beginning stages of creating its own GIS program. The GIS Intern will be responsible to help establish GIS systems, databases and standard practices. The GIS Intern will work under Engineering, but will have projects assigned by multiple departments. The selected candidate will also have the opportunity to create their own projects of interest that are beneficial to Millcreek. Applicant must be an advanced or graduate student in Geography or have equivalent experience in ArcGIS Pro. Practical experience with Python and ArcGIS Online preferred. This position will require extensive work in ArcGIS Pro. Millcreek will conduct interviews beginning Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Position will remain open until filled.

Please submit resume to:
Frederick W. Lutze, P.E.
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3330 S 1300 E
Millcreek, UT  84106

Place Associate - Temporary Contractor

Job Description

As a Place Associate, you will work alongside Ancestry’s Content department to enrich historical geographic data. This position will assist Ancestry in verifying current and historical geographic data. As a genealogy company, geography is essential to Ancestry’s goal of enhancing our user experience. You should be willing to learn, make decisions, and give special attention to detail. This position will require you to complete tasks and projects for publication and use on Ancestry’s site. The contract will go until the end of August, 2019.

See full posting here


Volunteer Opportunities
Great volunteer opportunity to learn or further develop leadership skills, receive an education award of $1,252.91, shadow/network with healthcare professionals, gain knowledge of community resources, participate in research - Apply Now! Accept all majors. Must 18 years or older. Applications are submitted online on our website,
Volunteer applications close next Monday, April 15th. 
Click here to Apply Now! 

Job Opportunities
AmeriCorps Site Supervisor and Campus Manager
Part-Time/Work-Study (10-20hrs/wk), flexible schedule. $10/hr
Requirements: This job posting is only available to University of Utah students who have been awarded a Federal Work-Study Award for the current year. Applicant must be enrolled half-time for Summer 2019.
Job Summary: This position will serve as the AmeriCorps Site Supervisor and Campus Coordinator for Connect2Health. This position will help oversee all AmeriCorps members (approx. 15-20 members at a time). This position will be responsible for managing and strengthening the AmeriCorps component of Connect2Health, and generally to provide administrative support for the program.
Learn More or Apply Online:

Philmont Scout Ranch
Summer Conservation GIS Coordinator

Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron NM is looking for a summer Conservation GIS Coordinator.  Dates are flexible, mid May through August.  Great position for a Bachelor or Grad student with experience in Esri’s ArcGIS Technologies who enjoys the outdoors.  
Job description found at

For questions about this position and other Philmont Scout Ranch conservation job opportunities, contact: John Celley Recreation Resource Manager Philmont Scout Ranch This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (575) 376-2281 x1249

University of South Florida
Two Visiting Instructors: GIScience and Human Geography

Job Ad:

The School of Geosciences at the University of South Florida seeks two full-time, 9-month Visiting Instructor positions with the possible extension for a second and/or third year.

The positions are in the fields of GIScience, position number 38620 and Human Geography position number 38621.

The GIScience Instructor will teach introductory GIS and other courses in his/her specialty area, which might be either technical (e.g. databases, WebGIS) or substantive (e.g. transportation, health, socio-economic, or environmental applications of GIS).

The Human Geography Instructor will teach introductory courses in human and world regional geography and upper level courses in his/her specialty area, which might include urban, feminist, environmental, hazards, health, and/or transportation geography.

PhD in Geography, GIS, or closely related field from an accredited institution is required and must be conferred by appointment start date. Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Instructor.

Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate potential to effectively teach GIS or human geography courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

To apply, please visit and attach a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, copies of teaching evaluations, and provide names and contact information for three references in a single pdf. Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2019.

Conclusion of this search is subject to final budget approval. According to Florida Law, applications and meetings regarding them are open to the public. USF is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Institution. For disability accommodations, please contact Jessica Wilson, (813) 974-4808 at least five working days prior to need.

Additional information is available at the School of Geosciences website: and by emailing the search committee chair, Dr. Joni Downs (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Yellow Scan
Sales Associates Americas - Bilingual Spanish / English


The ideal candidate will have a combination of sales, marketing and administration experience.

  • At least 2-year experience in a sales, marketing or technical sales or field operations role:
    • In the following sectors is a plus: Surveying, Topography; GIS, Civil Engineering, Mining, Forestry,Environmental Research
    • Acquisition of new clients
  • Bachelor’s or higher degree desired. Fours of directly applicable experience is acceptable in lieu of formal

Full posting here

Yellow Scan
Business Development Manager - Latin America

The BDM-Latin America position will be responsible to set up and develop the US-based sales program for Latin America, grow revenue in a dynamic market, ensuring operational excellence and total customer satisfaction end-to-end (prospection, sales and post-sales). Market penetration, brand development, and sales activity is a key focus:

  • Build a network of resellers in LATAM and drive their sales & marketing teams. Improve their technical and sales knowledge and skills so that they can provide intelligent solutions and continually grow sales and customer satisfaction in their respective regions.
  • Partner closely with internal teams and coworkers on key sales-related areas including marketing, support, finance, and operational best practices.
  • Attend industry events and network in the geospatial market to develop our brand and facilitate strategic sales.
  • Actively seek out new opportunities using digital outbound prospecting techniques and social media
  • Investigate and report regularly on customer needs, market trends, and competitor activities.

Full posting here

Draper City
Part-time GIS Technician


The GIS Technician works under the supervision of the GIS Manager. This position performs technical GIS functions including but not limited to, editing and maintaining data layers, generating maps, data collection, and performing data analyses.

Full posting here

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University
Staff Associate

The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University invites applications from qualified candidates to join a dynamic team in building and maintaining leading edge digital data systems for Geochemistry/Petrology (EarthChem, Astromaterials Data System) Primary responsibility of this position will be the management and curation of geochemical data for Earth and Planetary science samples, overseeing and contributing to the digitization, quality control, and database ingestion of geochemical and petrological data and metadata; supporting investigators in the use of the data systems by organizing and conducting webinars and workshops, and developing and maintaining online training and help materials; and engaging the community via project web sites and social media. The successful candidate will contribute to improving and documenting data management workflows; designing and testing software applications; organizing educational and outreach activities; and to project management, strategic planning, and new proposals. The position will offer extensive opportunities to attend and present at workshops and conferences, and to contribute to.

Full posting here

NASA's Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC)
Geospatial Data Specialist

Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies (SGT) is looking to hire a Geospatial Data Specialist for the Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC), located in Sioux Falls, SD.

The Geospatial Data Specialist will be an integral part of the Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center (LP DAAC), a NASA funded project located at the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. As part of this position, the Geospatial Data Specialist will work with GIS software and scripting languages to evaluate the science data, quality information, and metadata information for NASA land remote sensing data archived at the LP DAAC. This position will work closely with the Principal Investigators (PIs) for data products distributed by the LP DAAC to ensure the data are ready for use by the general public. This includes but is not limited to writing technical documents, finalizing algorithm documentation, and writing and reviewing user guides for new products from current and upcoming sensors. In addition, this position will also have an outreach component which includes writing articles and workflows examples for the LP DAAC website, producing and conducting workshops for the public, and providing presentations on the data at conferences around the United States.

A Bachelor’s degree in remote sensing, geography, environmental science or equivalent is required for this position, a master’s degree is preferred.

This position requires relocation to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, recently ranked as thetop up-and-coming city in America for recent college grads and the best small city for business and careers according to Forbes.

For more information exact information on the position and to apply please visit the SGT website at:

Wasatch Front Waste & Recycling District (WFWRD)

Wasatch Front Waste & Recycling District (WFWRD) is accepting applications for a part-time GIS Specialist. This position is a great opportunity for someone to get GIS work-experience making maps, editing and managing data, developing online applications, and finding solutions for customers, drivers, and leadership.

The job description and the online application can be found online on our website under About Us > Join Our Team:

Sustainability Office internships

The Sustainability Office is seeking student interns to assist with a number of activities, including project implementation, social media, video & photography, event planning, campus-centric research, and more. Most importantly, the interns help the Sustainability Office make initiatives fun and relevant for other students and the wider U community. These are on-campus, paid internships. Priority deadline for applications is April 25. The internships begin in August 2019.

Students can apply now at


University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS)
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies (GES) 
April 3, 2019

The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies (GES) at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) invites applications for a full-time, 12-month geospatial technologies specialist to begin July 1, 2019. Responsibilities include 1) teaching 12 credit hours of introductory-level geospatial courses per year, 2) maintaining GES servers, the GES geospatial laboratory, and the GIS classroom to support the technology required for the delivery of courses, 3) managing online / cloud-based geospatial software accounts and live server connections, 4) managing GIS mapping and spatial data analysis platforms, 5) managing interactive online teaching and learning activities between users, 6) working collaboratively with university IT staff to ensure software environments are updated and hardware peripherals function, 7) supporting the GES GIS Certificate Program, and 8) supporting faculty and students with research, applied projects, and individualized instruction.

For full posting and to apply click here

Alta Ski Area
Summer GIS Internship
Closes: May 1, 2019

Alta Ski Area is accepting applications for a GIS intern (Geographic Information Systems). This is a great opportunity to learn GIS skills and systems under direct leadership. Alta Ski Area provides a fantastic work environment and is looking for a hard-working individual who is productive and completes tasks efficiently. This temporary summer position entails working with a variety of departments and the intern will receive first hand and hands-on opportunities to learn about Alta’s sensitive alpine ecosystem, sustainability efforts, and general operations.

Full posting here

Utah Department of Agriculture 

Seasonal Insect Trapper: see the posting here 

City of South Jordan

The City of South Jordan is currently seeking a part time survey technician and a civil engineering intern.  Can you please send or post the attached job announcements for any students enrolled in your program you may be interested.  Both jobs will remain open until filled.  Interested students can apply online at

GIS Intern

The Mosquito Abatement District-Davis is seeking application from individuals interested in the GIS Intern position.  The job will be Seasonal/Full time (40 hours per week). $11.00 is the starting pay for this position. Job begins on April/May1, 2019.  Application will be accepted until April 30, 2019.  GIS Intern position will be filled ASAP.  Read the attached Job Description for more information on the duties of GIS Intern.  Contact Gary Hatch at (801) 544-3736 for application information and questions pertaining to this position.

Texas A&M University

The Department of Geography invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Physical Geography. The successful applicant will be required to teach introductory physical geography along with advance courses in biogeography, geomorphology and/or climatology. A combination of face-to-face and on-line instruction will be required. An interest in and ability to teach Cartography is desired. Candidates must have a PhD in Geography or closely aligned field at the time of appointment, and a strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching. The appointment is for one year beginning August 26, 2019. 

Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to We will begin reviewing applications immediatelyQuestions regarding this position should be directed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Texas A&M University

The Department of Geography invites applications for two Visiting Assistant Professors in Human Geography. The successful applicants will be required to teach a combination of Introductory Human Geography, World Regional Geography, Geography of North America and/or Economic Geography. A combination of face-to-face and on-line instruction will be required. An interest in and ability to teach Cartography is desired. Candidates must have a PhD in Geography or closely aligned field at the time of appointment, and a strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching. The appointment is for one year beginning August 26, 2019. 

Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to We will begin reviewing applications immediately. Questions regarding this position should be directed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Gustavus Adolphus College

Visiting Assistant Professor

Minimum Qualifications:
• A Masters in Geography (or a related field);
• Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching;
• A commitment to undergraduate teaching and student advising; and
• Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to pedagogical methods that enable students across racial, ethnic, and socio-economic groups to reach their maximum potential.

Full announcement here

Utah Geological Survey

Title: Wetland and Groundwater Intern
Work Location: Utah Geological Survey, Salt Lake City, UT
Pay Rate: $14/hour
Closing Date: Applications will be reviewed starting April 9
Employment Period : Approximately mid-May – mid-August (exact dates flexible), with potential for part time work thereafter

Full announcement click here 

Organization: Geomni (A Verisk Company)

Title: GIS Analyst Intern
Location: Lehi, UT

Position Description:

Salary: $12.00-15.00 (DOE)
Open Date: March-5-2019
Closing Date: March-31-2019
20-30 hours per week. Flexible.

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GIS and Data Management Technician and Trail Crew AmeriCorps Member

Dates of Service: August 5th, 2019 – June 26th, 2020
Partner: National Park Service
Location of Service: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Twin Creeks Research Lab Access
Gatlinburg, TN, 37738

Supervisor: Thomas Colson, GIS Specialist and Kendra Straub, Data Manager

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City of West Jordan

GIS Intern

Knowledge of:  Experience with ESRI ArcGIS 10.x (ArcMap, ArcCatalog, ArcToolbox, ArcGIS Online).  The GIS department has a need for a motivated individual to help with developing and implementing the latest in GIS technologies.

Skill to: Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment, large format copiers and plotters, calculators, field equipment such as Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and operate a motor vehicle safely.  Have basic skills using spreadsheet and word processor software.

Ability to: Develop GIS data, including principles of data collection, including GPS, digital cartography, GIS , relational databases.  Use aerial photography in GIS applications and create interactive web based maps.

See the full posting here:

International Atomic Energy Agency

Safeguards Information Analyst (Satellite Imagery)(P4) - (2019/0114 (020155))

Organization : SGIM-State Infrastructure Analysis Section
Primary Location : Austria-Vienna-Vienna-IAEA Headquarters
Job Posting : 2019-02-11, 5:03:05 AM
Closing Date : 2019-03-25, 3:59:00 PM
Duration in Months: 36
Contract Type: Fixed Term - Regular
Probation Period: 1 Year

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The Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest Salt Lake Ranger District

Millcreek Canyon Project Lead Recreation Technician

The Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest Salt Lake Ranger District is currently outreaching for a Permanent Full-Time Opportunity for the Millcreek Canyon Project Lead GS-0462-6 26/0.

About the Position:

  • Series/Grade: GS-0462-6
  • Title: Millcreek Canyon Project Lead Recreation Technician
  • Duty Station: Salt Lake Ranger District, Cottonwood Heights, UT
  • Tour of Duty: Full-Time, Permanent Employment

Click here for the full announcement


NASA DEVELOP Program Opportunities

NASA DEVELOP projects focus on helping local and international communities address their environmental concerns while utilizing NASA's Earth observing fleet of satellites. NASA DEVELOP operates at twelve locations across the country at NASA Centers and other regional locations. This is a great opportunity for participants who are interested in practical applications of remote sensing and GIS, specifically in the field of Earth Science. Participants will work with NASA scientists, partner organizations, and science advisors to learn about the use of NASA Earth science data for use in water resources, disaster management, ecological forecasting, and other applications to address environmental community concerns.

Responsibilities will include: literature review, data processing and analysis, and producing deliverables, such as a technical report, presentation, and video. Previous GIS or remote sensing knowledge, while beneficial, is not required for acceptance. This is a multi-disciplinary opportunity for all those interested in Earth science and we encourage those in the social sciences, general science, engineering, computer science, etc. to apply.


Applicants must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to work in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment. Days of the week are flexible, but applicants should be able to commit to 20 – 29 hours per week during the term. The position is paid on an hourly basis that is determined by education level.

Details about this opportunity and how to apply can be found online at The spring position application window will be open online from January 22nd through March 1st, with the term starting June 3rd and lasting through August 9th. We also have summer and fall opportunities available.

EDI Summer 2019 Fellowship Program

EDI is excited to announce nine ecological data management training fellowships for the period 10 June - 9 August 2019.

The fellowships are intended for undergraduate, graduate and recent postgraduate students. The fellows will receive training in data management and gain hands-on experience through participation in data preparation, archiving and publishing with scientists at specific host research sites. The fellowship training program is preceded by a mandatory in-person data publishing workshop at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque (4-6 June 2019).

For details on the fellowship program and how to apply, please visit:

The application deadline is 15 March 2019.

Please contact Susanne Grossman-Clarke (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for further questions.

Virginia Coast Reserve LTER is Hiring Research Staff


LTER Research Specialist

The Scientific Specialist will support research operations at the University of Virginia’s Coastal Research Center located on Virginia's Eastern Shore. The Scientific Specialist will join the LTER staff to provide logistical support for long-term project operations and related research initiatives. The Scientific Specialist will assist with sampling programs related to water quality, coastal habitat, and meteorological data. S/he will help maintain deployed sensors and long-term data sets. Both field and laboratory duties will be required, and the ability to contribute to data management, sensor maintenance, and GIS records of research is strongly desired. The preferred candidate is expected to 1) be familiar with best practices for responsible handling of samples and data, 2) have basic coding and/or small electronics experience, 3) know basic GIS mapping skills, especially RTK, and 4) have boating experience. A Bachelor’s degree is required, and a background in ecology, biology, environmental sciences, computer sciences, or related fields is preferred.

For more information and to apply, follow the link below.

Geographic Information Science (GIS) Specialist – Scholarly Commons Academic Professional University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign


Major Duties and Responsibilities: The Library’s GIS Specialist, in coordination with the Data Discovery and Access Librarian and the Map Librarian, will promote the use of geospatial data and methodologies in instruction and research, consulting with and assisting a campus-wide spectrum of users with a broad variety of needs, interests, and abilities.

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The Idaho NASA DEVELOP Node is now accepting applications for the Summer 2019 Term.


The Idaho NASA DEVELOP Node is now accepting applications for the Summer 2019 Term.
We are searching for ideal candidates who are either current students, recent graduates, or early/transitioning career professionals and express a strong interest in Earth science and remote sensing.

The Idaho NASA DEVELOP Node Proposed Summer Term Project:
West Virginia Ecological Forecasting: Using NASA Earth Observations to Support the USFS Monongahela National Forest
The Application Window is January 21st - March 1st.
Find out more at:
If you specific questions feel free to email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Graduate Assistant Position
University of Utah Division of Public Health


Starting May 2019, there will be one position open for a new or continuing Masters/PhD level student who attends the University of Utah. Starting fall 2019, one year of guaranteed funding is available with tuition benefit, and the option for position renewal for one to three additional years. Only student candidates planning to register for fall 2019 & spring 2020 classes will be considered.

Read the announcement here

2019 L’Oréal USA For Women in Science fellowship program

The L’Oréal USA For Women in Science fellowship program honors female scientists at a critical stage in their careers with grants of $60,000 each. Since 2003, we’ve awarded 75 postdoctoral women scientists nearly $4 million in grants. We’re seeking five exceptional female scientists looking to advance their research and serve as role models for the next generation in STEM.

I invite you to share the attached materials with your community and hope that with your help we can encourage some of your institution’s outstanding women postdocs to apply.

Attached, please find (attachments may appear at bottom of email):
·         Application Flyer (optimized for email forwarding or printing as an 8.5” x 11” poster)
·         Social Media Graphics (for a Facebook or Twitter post)
·         Application FAQ
·         FWIS Program Fact Sheet

Candidates are selected from a variety of fields including the life and physical/material sciences, technology (including computer science), engineering, and mathematics. Candidates must have completed their PhD and have started in their postdoctoral position by the application deadline.

The application and more information about the L’Oréal USA For Women in Science program can be found at

Should you have any questions or require additional information, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve at Stanford


Associate Director for Environmental Education (permanent full-time)

Postdoctoral Researcher in Anthropocene Biodiversity (2-year position)

Work-Study Job:

Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology

Are you passionate about health and wellness? Do you want to work with a great team? Do you want to be a part of a fun, energetic, fast growing department?

Then come join The Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology! We are looking for a hardworking and friendly student with a work-study award to join our team. This position provides support to the department in a variety of ways, such as administrative tasks, overseeing our Foods Lab and organizing events.

Click the link to apply today!

NOTE: Applicants must be a currently enrolled University of Utah student with an accepted Work-Study Financial Aid award for the current year. Work-Study award status may be viewed through CIS on the Financial Aid Status page. 

GIS Manager

State of Utah School & Institutional Trust  Lands Administration

We currently have a job opening for a GIS Analyst I. The job was opened on January 11 and will close on January 27. 

Please use this link to view the job bulletin:

To apply visit this site: 

  • under "Department" check 550 School and Institutional Trust Lands Admin.
  • click "Apply Search"

Paid GIS Intern Position

Wasatch Emergency Management

Opportunity:  Paid GIS Mapping Intern Position

About Us:
We are a Utah-focused, independent oil and gas exploration and production company, comprised of experienced oil and gas professionals. We are familiar with all aspects of exploration, development and production.

Our company has the unique ability to take a project from inception to production by:

  • Analyzing geologic and geophysical merits
  • Researching oil and gas title
  • Leasing mineral rights
  • Obtaining well permits
  • Drilling wildcat and development wells
  • Bringing wells to production
  • Efficiently operating wells

As an intern, your primary responsibility will be utilizing GIS programs to map the company’s oil and gas mineral rights and leases. You will help evaluate GIS software and then use this software in conjunction with iLandman, our current lease database system, to map all individual tracts in our current and past projects as well as other relevant data. We are currently focused in the Uintah Basin in Uintah and Duchesne Counties, Utah. Tracts range from simple legal descriptions to complex metes and bound descriptions.   


  • Enrollment in a Bachelor’s degree program in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), preferably in the third or fourth year of your program
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal mentorship
  • Familiarity with publicly available GIS data resources relevant to Utah land ownership
  • Ability to develop GIS data and work well with interactive GIS maps
  • Past experience a bonus.
  • Possible long-term relationship

If you are interested in this position, please send a resume and cover letter to Kimball Hodges at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

PhD Studentship: Abrupt Change in Climate and Ecosystems

Northern Arizona University

We seek prospective Ph.D. students to work with Dr. Nick McKay and an international research team on a new, three-year funded project to pursue an interdisciplinary Ph.D. that blends paleoclimatology, paleoecology and data science. Potential projects include mapping abrupt change across timescales, investigating climate-forced, ecosystem-forced, and feedback-driven abrupt changes, and assessing the extent to which climate and ecosystem models can reproduce the types of abrupt shifts observed in past millennia. Applicants should have a degree in the Earth or Environmental Sciences or a related discipline and strong quantitative skills.

Furthermore, this studentship is eligible for participation in the NSF-funded T3 program in ecological and environmental informatics. 

Degree options include:

Ph.D. in Earth Sciences & Environmental Sustainability – Climate and Environmental Change emphasis

Ph.D. in Informatics and Computing - Environmental Informatics emphasis
For more information, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit our lab webpage at . 

GIS Analyst

St. George

See the posting here

GIS Intern


UDOT is currently seeking resumes for students interested in a paid GIS internship.  The ideal student would be in their senior year of the geography program, a recent grad, or someone in the masters program. 

The one caveat is that an intern can only be here while they are a student or for 6 months post graduation.  We can offer flexible hours and up to 40 hours a week.  Resumes can be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  



The U-M Biological Station Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program is now accepting applications! Undergraduates of sophomore status and above can apply here.

The REU program at UMBS offers students a rare opportunity to design, conduct, analyze, and present their own mentored research addressing some aspect of the program theme, “Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region.” Students are involved with all phases of their research project, from hypothesis formulation and experimental design to data gathering, analysis, and interpretation, concluding with both written and oral communication of their scientific findings. Our students feel like researchers rather than research assistants. Includes a $5,000 stipend, travel expenses, and room & board. 

Place Associate - Contractor Part-Time


Job Description

As a Place Associate, you will work alongside Ancestry’s Content department to enrich historical geographic data. This position will assist Ancestry in creating, acquiring, and verifying historical geographic data. As a genealogy company, historical geography is essential to Ancestry’s goal of enhancing our user experience. You should be willing to learn, solve problems, make decisions, and give special attention to detail. This position will require you to complete tasks and projects for publication and use on Ancestry’s site.

View the posting here

LiDAR/Photogrammetric Technologist / Technical Writer


Aero-Graphics is currently seeking a talented and highly-motivated individual to join our team in our Salt Lake City, Utah office. The open position is for a part-time technical writer to prepare LiDAR accuracy reports and project status update reports.

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GIS INTERN, Colliers International Utah Office


Intern Responsibilities:

  • Update and Maintain Database
  • Update Logos
  • Update Stock Maps/Tenant Aerials
  • Collect Data
  • ArcGIS Online
  • Help with ongoing Projects


This internship is a great opportunity for undergraduate students looking to expand their professional knowledge and skills by gaining real-life experience. The GIS Intern will work and collaborate with the GIS team, assist in organizing, participate in group meetings and perform related duties as assigned. It is a great way to gain hands-on experience with Esri products including (ArcMap/Pro, ArcGIS Online, Business Analyst); incredible chance for portfolio building and increase in experience for future jobs.

Basic Skills/Qualifications:

  • Entry Level
  • Currently studying GIS in college
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Able to work in a team environment
  • Experience with Esri (AcrMap/Pro, ArcGIS Online)
  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop

Hours/week: 10-20 (can be a semester long to be counted towards GEOG 5940: GIS Internship class)

Timing: Spring 2019

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a resume to Janis Chan, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Community Preparedness Internship

Red Cross

The main focus of this internship will be to assist in the management and coordination of all preparedness activities such as Pillowcase Project, Home Fire Campaign, Hands-Only CPR, Be Red Cross Ready, and Ready
Rating. The intern will be responsible for community and individual preparedness through presentations, events, and engagement with community members. The intern will recruit, train, and manage volunteers, as well as schedule appointments, events and presentations.
After appointments, events and presentations are scheduled, the intern will be responsible for finding coverage through volunteer support. There is also a responsibility for reporting accurate engagement.

This internship is unpaid but it is a great resume-builder.

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Data Scientist

Rice University

The Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences at Rice University seeks an experienced and innovative Data Scientist to build a new Data Science for the Earth initiative and enhance activities in the department’s Visualization Laboratory. The candidate will be willing to cross disciplines and support the software and hardware needs of research in geophysics, climate science, remote sensing, and geochemistry provided domain knowledge from students and faculty. In addition to serving as research/visualization support, successful applicants pursue externally-funded research initiatives. 

 Similarly, the candidate will be willing to actively learn new techniques that enhance departmental research. In particular, we view machine learning, advanced 3D visualization and mapping, Bayesian statistics, inverse modeling, and optimization as central to our department’s current and future computational needs. This position will collaborate with Rice’s GIS lab and Office of Information Technology to make use of Rice’s existing geospatial and high erformance computing infrastructure.

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GIT Associate

Michael Baker International


Group: SGIM - State Infrastructure Analysis Section
Application Deadline: January 18, 2019

The Department of Safeguards is the organizational hub for the implementation of International Atomic Energy Agency safeguards. The IAEA implements nuclear verification activities for some 180 States in accordance with their safeguards agreements. The safeguards activities are undertaken within a dynamic and technically challenging environment including advanced nuclear fuel cycle facilities and complemented by the political diversity of the countries. Location Vienna, Austria.

Spring UPEP Internship: Administrative Intern


The University of Utah Prison Education Project (UPEP) Administrative Intern will assist the Project in managing its day-to-day operations outside the prison. Specifically, the Intern will coordinate and document the collection of donations, manage print correspondence with students, assist in general record keeping, and work with faculty to manage course-specific requests. The Intern should be highly motivated, dependable, and able to check email at least
every 48 hours. Applicants should not hold any ill feelings or biases towards people with incarceration histories. The Intern will report to UPEP Directors, Dr.’s Erin Castro and Cindy Fierros, and work closely with the current administrative team.

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Temporary Data Entry Position


Seeking one to three individuals to perform data entry tasks. Tasks primarily involve entering information into attribute tables based on an evaluation of GIS data and photographs. We are seeking individuals that support SUWA’s mission, are proficient in general computer tasks, and can commit to working a minimum of 10 hours per week through December 23. The length of the positions could be extended based on available work.

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Collections Manager of Paleobotany & Paleoecology

Cleveland Museum of Natural History

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History (CMNH), founded in 1920, is located in the heart of University Circle, five miles east of downtown Cleveland, Ohio. Considered one of the finest institutions of its kind in North America, the Museum offers an incredible visitor experience, attracting roughly 275,000 visitors a year. There are more than 140 public education programs and over 80,000 students served annually. The Museum employs about 160 people.

Building on its strong foundation of excellence in education and research, the Museum is poised to transform itself. The Museum will invite and engage a broader audience in the exploration of science and the natural world by revolutionizing the way it presents natural history. The Museum has launched a capital campaign to support a dramatic renovation and expansion of its facilities and exhibits. This ambitious plan will position the Museum to play a leading role in regional and national efforts to improve science education and increase scientific literacy.

The Museum is seeking a dynamic, creative, organized and energetic individual who is passionate about science education in our region and beyond.

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GIS Internship

Utah Division of Emergency Management

The Utah Division of Emergency Management has a GIS internship position available. We are accepting resumes through Wednesday, November 28th.  We are hoping to have the new intern start at the beginning of next semester in January

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City Planner

City of Laurel, Montana

We are looking to add a new City Planner to our team to perform a variety of duties including responsibility for current, long range and transportation planning activities, subdivision review and processing, building plan review, zone change, special review variance and processing.

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GIS Analyst

City of St. George

Position Summary

Under the direction of the GIS Administrator, performs a variety of administrative and technical duties for the City of St. George related to the development and implementation of GIS, including ArcGIS Enterprise on SQL Server and related integrations including Cityworks AMS.

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Senior Safeguards Analyst (Satellite Imagery)

SGIM-State Infrastructure Analysis Section

Primary Location : Austria-Vienna-Vienna-IAEA Headquarters
Job Posting : 2018-10-18, 3:35:40 AM
Closing Date : 2018-12-02, 4:59:00 PM
Duration in Months: 36
Contract Type: Fixed Term - Regular
Probation Period: 1 Year

GIS Intern

Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute

 The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute is hiring a GIS intern to assist with data quality efforts for the demographics team. The position requires an 8-hour per week commitment during the Spring 2019 semester. Compensation will be $1,000 upon satisfactory completion of the internship. The intern must be enrolled full-time and have an excellent academic record. Both undergraduate and graduate students may apply. See the announcement here

Sornoran Joint Venture Science Coordinator

The Sonoran Joint Venture Science Coordinator leads the scientific direction and priorities of the Sonoran Joint Venture (SJV). This includes leading the SJV Science Working Group, maintaining and updating the Bird Conservation and Waterfowl Management appendices of the SJV Conservation implementation Plan, providing leadership to federal, state, and local conservation groups in the interpretation and implementation of the conservation objectives and priorities of the SJV Conservation Implementation Plan, developing, maintaining, and promoting SJV science databases, leading the process of review and ranking of the SJV Awards Program proposals, working with scientists in other agencies and organizations to identify research needs, and developing or assisting in the development of grant proposals to obtain funding or other resources needed to advance the SJV's understanding of landscape and bird resources of the SJV Region.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: November 2, 2018 at 11:59 PM (EST)

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Senior GIS Analyst 

Cushman & Wakefield

Job Description Summary

Provide all Cushman & Wakefield professionals across the U.S. with a superior level of expertise in the area of GIS mapping and analysis as required and requested 
Serve as quality control auditor to ensure accuracy of reports, data, maps and adherence to corporate standards
Provide mapping and/or market analysis for the purpose of enabling internal and external clientele to make sound real estate decisions.

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