Summary of Position:
Colorado Open Lands (COL) is a nonprofit land trust that works to enhance Colorado’s quality of life by protecting its most treasured asset: open lands. Since 1981, COL has helped landowners conserve more than 660,000 acres across the state. The GIS Intern will work with GIS and Stewardship staff to complete a discrete project that supports the department. Primary responsibilities include reviewing land/boundary descriptions and identifying and correcting inaccuracies in our GIS database. The GIS Intern will be based in our Lakewood, Colorado, office with opportunity for both in-office and telework.
The GIS Intern will be mentored in COL’s Stewardship and GIS Programs. Specifically, the GIS Intern will gain direct, transferable experience with:
This is a volunteer internship position that will last between 10 and 14 weeks depending on the intern’s availability. It is a great opportunity if you are looking to obtain college credits through an internship experience. The intern will complete a project that may earn class credit. Colorado Open Lands can work with you and your institution to meet the necessary requirements.
Geographic Information Systems (60%)
Document Review (40%)
Colorado Open Lands provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or other protected status. For information about Colorado Open Lands, please visit our website at www.coloradoopenlands.org.
Please send a résumé, brief cover letter, and one reference of someone who can speak to the quality and accuracy of your work. Address applications to Jennifer Murdock, GIS Program Manager, at [email protected]. The position is open until filled.