Hennepin County's Geographic Information Systems (GIS) team is seeking a motivated intern(s) who has intermediate GIS experience, is willing to contribute ideas and learn from others, and is able to successfully collaborate with colleagues to meet the county's GIS needs.
The intern's primary responsibility will be performing GIS technical tasks related to updating, creating, and maintaining enterprise geodatabase layers, and will have the opportunity to work directly with experienced GIS professionals on a variety of data related projects and initiatives.
Hennepin GIS is comprised of three teams; GIS Business Services, GIS Technical Services, and GIS Project Services. To learn more about Hennepin GIS, please visit https://gis.hennepin.us/home/.
This position is located at the Hennepin County Government Center building in downtown Minneapolis, 300 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55487.
This GIS intern will work approximately 10-20 hours per week from February 2019 through September 2019, with the possibility of the internship being extended through the remainder of the year.
The GIS intern will gain experience in the following areas:
Technology is the foundation of our work – and the work of every county employee. The Information Technology department is here to help our employees work smarter, faster and better. They are made up of 6 divisions: business solutions, enterprise architecture, enterprise development, finance and support services, operations, and special projects.
This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies.
This position is internally classified as a Student/Intern.
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Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience.
Final candidates may be required to complete a drug test and/or background check.
Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile.
Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at www.hennepin.us/employees.
Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.
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