Bednar Undergraduate Internship--Fall 2015/Spring 2016 (Geospatial Information)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
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University Libraries
Research Hub
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The University Library is looking for an exceptional student to serve as a GIS intern with the Data Learning Center. The GIS Intern will work closely with the GIS Specialist and Geospatial Services Librarian to gain practical knowledge and skills to further geospatial initiatives of the University Libraries. The Data Learning Center's mission is to “inspire intellectual discovery by providing services to help users transform data into information.” Find out more about the Data Learning center at: Intern activities include: aiding in geospatial consultations by providing assistance to patrons' questions regarding GIS techniques, geospatial research, and geospatial software; contributing to geospatial online pages and tools used in support of consultations; contributing to geospatial projects of the University Libraries to further use of collections, discovery, and knowledge; developing information session on geospatial topic to enhance understanding for the libraries. Desired skills and experience: junior or senior in good academic standing; advanced training (e.g. coursework) and/or experience with at least one GIS software; interest in learning the consultation process; desire and ability to work in a collaborative environment; ability to work independently on assigned tasks; a desire to learn about geospatial initiatives within the University Libraries. Workload is flexible, but can be up to 20 hours per week during the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 semesters. The intern may, at his or her discretion, apply for academic credit through his or her department. To apply for this position, please complete the online application, and, in addition, please upload a cover letter or resume.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088