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GIS Intern

General Mitchell International Airport - Milwaukee, WI

Type: Internship - paid
Posted: 12/19/2016
Deadline to apply: 01/27/2017

MKE has 1 PAID GIS intern position available. Position is part/full-time from February 13, 2017 to December 31, 2017. Applicants must be available, at a minimum, 16 hours per work week and can work up to 40 hours per week (no weekends, holidays, or overtime).

Preferential consideration given to:

  1. Students enrolled in a GIS Masters/Certificate program
  2. Senior year students enrolled in a GIS Bachelor Degree program who are moving on to either the GIS Masters or GIS Certificate program 
  3. Specific preference given to students enrolled in GIS programs with emphasis/major course work in information management and geographic information systems. 


The following statements describe the principle functions of this job and its scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.

Under the supervision of the GIS Coordinator and GIS Specialist, incumbent will be responsible for:

  1. Collection of spatial and associated attribute data in support of a large scale utility and infrastructure data development project.
  2. Development and design of geodatabases to support data development effort.
  3. Prioritization of collection effort, entry of data into geodatabase, attribution, and quality control of infrastructure data sets.
  4. Transfer, conversion, or otherwise entry of data from multiple CAD and historical paper plan sets



Corresponding knowledge, skill and/or ability required for the above indicated duties include:

  1. Proficient in the use of ESRI's ArcGIS suite of software specifically, ArcGIS 10.3 using SDE in a SQL environment; Microsoft Office applications; familiarity with AutoCAD and conversion processes between AutoCAD and ArcGIS.
  2. Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of information systems as related to the GIS function and database management in an ESRI platform.
  3. Ability to organize material, analyzes a wide variety of information, and develop database schemas to support data.
  4. Ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with supervisors and staff.
  5. Ability to take a teamwork approach to the job by cooperating with others, follow supervisors instructions, and consider larger organization or team goals rather than individual concerns.



While performing the duties of this job the employee will be walking the airport buildings and grounds to collect data, will occasionally be required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and should be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Pass a FBI background check, TSA screening, and finger printing.


Interested applicants should submit a resume and at least 3 references to:

Airport Administration
c/o Kevin Sieger
General Mitchell International Airport
5300 South Howell Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53207

or via email (preferred) to:
Kevin Sieger GISP, GIS Specialist, (subject line: GIS INTERNSHIP)

For more information: Contact Kevin Sieger



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