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GIS Summer Intern

American Family Insurance - Madison, WI

Type: Internship
Posted: 09/12/2017
Deadline to apply: Open (no deadline given by employer)

Job Summary:

As an IT intern in the GIS area you will assist in establishing and maintaining strategies to meet organizational objectives. Under the direction of a senior level employee or manager you will work on projects that support the business area goals and results. You will also complete tasks using both interpersonal and technical skills appropriate to the specific job assignment, while adapting to new or changing situations in a team environment.

American Family Insurance is looking for a candidate to fill a summer internship in the I/S GIS department for their Madison, WI office. Working under the direction of a senior level employee or manager, the intern will be responsible for desktop mapping, spatial analytics, self-service mapping and geodata discovery functions.

Desired Qualifications:

  • A passion for GIS and the ability to be self-directed and work independently.
  • Working towards a degree in Geographic Information Systems.
  • Proficiency with ESRI’s ArcGIS Desktop or ArcGIS Pro.
  • Proficiency with or interest in Web GIS:
    • ESRI’s ArcGIS Online/Portal (creation & administration of AGOL maps).
    • ESRI’s GeoEvents & GeoAnalytics Server.
    • Google, BING, or other mapping API’s.
  • Knowledge of broader spatial analytic methodologies.
  • Basic knowledge of JavaScript.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience providing customer-driven solutions, support or service
  • Basic analytical skills.
  • Basic knowledge and experience working within a team environment.
  • Basic knowledge of developing and managing project work.


  • Must be in pursuit of a post-secondary degree or certificate during the semester of the internship.
  • Pursuing post-secondary education in a related major to the internship.

Apply online at link included

For more information: American Family Insurance Job Posting



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