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GIS Analyst Intern


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Location: Remote
Type: Internship
Posted: 12/01/2020
Deadline to Apply: Open - no deadline given by employer
Payrate: $12.00/hour
More Information: GIS Intern

As an intern, you will go through a similar onboarding experience to full-time Ballotpedia employees. You will learn how to code the Ballotpedia website, be oriented to Ballotpedia’s style guide, learn about what we do to prevent and detect bias in our resources, and much more. Following orientation, you will work closely with the Tech Team. You will meet one-on-one weekly with a member of the team to coordinate your tasks. Additionally, there will be some other specific training calls as necessary depending on which projects you work on.

In addition to your onboarding experience, and the experience you will develop working in your assigned area, you will also have the opportunity to attend topical meetings or webinars.

As a Ballotpedia Tech Team GIS Analyst intern, you may:

  • assist with GIS/map-related research and file manipulation;
  • focus on map acquisition from official government sources and processing;
  • perform data clean up and assist with basic data cleaning processes;
  • assist in research tasks.

Ballotpedia’s Spring 2021 internship runs from Monday, January 11 through Friday, May 7, 2021. Ballotpedia’s spring internship is a part-time internship program; interns will work approximately 15-20 hours per week depending on their availability.

Ballotpedia is happy to facilitate credit for your internship experience if that is available to you. If you will be seeking credit for your internship, and if there is anything that Ballotpedia will need to do to assist you, please include that information in the same file as your cover letter.