The mission of the Snohomish County Planning and Development Services (PDS) Department is to enhance the quality of life for current and future generations by promoting protection of natural resources and facilitating the development of safe, sustainable and resilient communities.
PDS seeks employees who are self-managing high performers, accountable for their actions, and dedicated to providing superior customer service. Ideal candidates are excited about change and learning, are innovative, organized, exceptionally customer-service oriented, and have a passion for public service.
SNOHOMISH COUNTY INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
Snohomish County supports internship programs that provide work experience for students in an accredited post-secondary institution that is related to their course of study. The internship program is designed so that the student will have the opportunity to apply principles and theories learned in the classroom, gain new skills, explore a career path and be supervised and mentored by a professional in their field.
The student may choose to receive scholastic credit for their internship in accordance with the guidelines set by their school.
Provide general program assistance to Snohomish County's Geographic Information System (GIS).
STATEMENT OF ESSENTIAL INTERNSHIP DUTIES
Must be able to show proof of enrollment in an accredited post-secondary institution at the time of the Internship. If the Internship occurs during the summer, the student may either provide proof of summer or fall enrollment.
Must be currently working towards a degree in geography, GIS, planning, environmental studies, environmental policy, computer science or closely related field.
Proficiency in GIS software, such as ArcMap and ArcCatalog, geospatial analysis, data management, and automation skills is desired. The GIS Intern should also have working knowledge of ESRI software and common geo-data formats. Some experience with SQL, Python, and standard internet protocols is desired.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Increase Intern Knowledge of:
Increase Intern Ability to:
Intern will receive direction from a GIS professional as assigned. Assignments are made indicating generally what is to be done, the quantity of work expected, and any deadlines which are required to be met.
The majority of the work is performed in the usual office environment.
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