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Geography Department at SUNY Oneonta
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The NYS DOS Office of Planning and Development is looking for a GIS intern to work on a Statewide Shoreline Characterization project. Posting details and link below in case anyone is interested or knows anyone who may fit the bill.

The Office of Planning and Development increases resilience and sustainable growth of New York communities by advancing progressive land use solutions and community-based development. This is accomplished through partnerships with community-based organizations, academia, governments including development, natural resource and social service agencies and other stakeholders.

(This project supports DOS in analyzing, synthesizing, and standardizing data and information critical to development of community risk assessments and resilience plans)

Intern would:

  • Assess existing regional shoreline characterization inventories for New York’s Great Lakes, Hudson River and the maritime coast (NOAA’s Environmental Sensitivity Index - ESI) to determine feasibility of combining inventories into one standard comprehensive statewide GIS coverage.
  • Identify least common denominator of attribute fields across the disparate shoreline inventories.
  • Synthesize shoreline inventories into one statewide GIS coverage with attribute fields common to all inventories.
  • Identify reaches of shoreline not covered by existing inventories.
  • Acquire imagery or identify open source method necessary to fill in gaps in statewide shoreline characterization. Create data to complete the statewide shoreline characterization dataset.
  • Prepare metadata for statewide shoreline characterization dataset.

  • Required Skills:
    • GIS – ability to create, manipulate, and analyze geospatial data; strong cartography skills; knowledge of metadata standards and ability to generate FGDC/ISO compliant metadata; proficiency with ArcGIS products; ability to interpret aerial photography and remote sensing a plus.
    • Research/analytical skills: Ability to gather data, research independently, coordinate with stakeholders to collect data, potential for field work, and possession of strong analytical skills.

    • Advanced undergraduate or graduate student
    • Relevant majors: environmental science, natural resources, geology, biology/ecology, geography, and other applied science fields
    • Relevant coursework: Geomorphology (coastal landforms/processes emphasis a plus), physical geography, Geographic Information Systems, remote sensing, coastal management, ecology (wetland or coastal ecology a plus), geological processes

New York - Spring 2014

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/spring semester and includes a $1,000.00 stipend. The ideal candidate will have basic knowledge of municipal land use planning in New York; experience with ArcGIS; strong writing skills; possess a willingness to learn, and have an appreciation for the Otsego County region. Duties include: 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; and the production of maps to support the Circuit Rider Planner Program and other OCCA initiatives. The intern will work in close cooperation with the Environmental Planner. The OCCA office is located in Springfield, NY. Work will be completed both on and off site.

Darla M. Youngs, Executive Director
Otsego County Conservation Association
Facilitator, Otsego County Water Quality Coordinating Committee
7193 State Highway 80, PO Box 931
Cooperstown, NY 13326
(607) 547-4488; (607) 282-4087
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