Welcome to the Department of Geography & Environmental Sustainability
The Otsego County Conservation Association (OCCA) is pleased to announce an internship opportunity for its Environmental Planning Program. The position is approximately 8 hours per week for 15 weeks/fall semester and includes a $1,000.00 stipend. The ideal candidate will have a strong working knowledge and application experience of ArcView GIS; have basic knowledge of municipal land use planning in New York; possess a willingness to learn and an appreciation for the Otsego County region. Duties include: the production of maps to support the Circuit Rider Planner Program and other OCCA initiatives; development of GIS data layers through NYS GIS Clearinghouse; hands-on tasks in support of deliverables related to town and village planning and/ or environmental projects and policies related to the protection of and education on the county’s unique resources. The intern will work in close cooperation with the Environmental Planner. Work to be completed both on and off site (the OCCA office is in Springfield, NY.) Interested candidates should send a letter/e-mail of interest with resume’ to Darla Youngs, Executive Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Cleaner Greener Communities Opportunity
We are working on the first phase of the 'Cleaner—Greener Communities' grant as part of the 6-County Mohawk Valley Region (refer to http://www.sustainablemohawkvalley.com/ for more information on the project).