PA DCNR Paid Internship

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 15:01 -- exf107

Hi Beth,

Would you please post this or pass along to anyone who might be interested?

Paid Internship – PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Information Technology

Brief Description:  The PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (PA DCNR) Bureau of Information Technology is currently seeking applications for a paid internship in the Harrisburg area.  This position will assist with the development of a GIS layer of Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) areas within PA State Parks.  The intern will work with various staff to obtain, interpret and digitize these areas from grant agreement documents.  This will involve scanning, georeferencing and digitizing maps, as well as entering deed descriptions to establish boundaries.   The data will then be integrated with the established LWCF program at the PA DCNR, which is used for GIS-based field inspections of the sites.

Learning Experiences: GIS; editing GIS data; enterprise GIS; agreement/contract interpretation

Required Skills: ArcGIS 10.2 or later; standard Microsoft Office products; solid communication skills

Required Coursework: Introduction to GIS; Advanced/Applied GIS or equivalent

Term: March 1, 2016 – May 31, 2016; looking for someone who can ideally work 20 or more hours per week.

Location: Rachel Carson State Office Building; 400 Market St; Harrisburg, PA 17101

How to apply: Fill out the standard PA DCNR internship application here -

Contact for any questions: Michael Bialousz, Director of GIS  mbialousz@pa.gov717-214-7514 or Carrie Tropasso, Assistant Director of GIS 717-783-7007.


Carrie L. Tropasso, GISP | Assistant Director of GIS
PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Bureau of Information Technology
400 Market Street, 7th Floor | Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: 717.783.7007 |