Monthly Archives: December 2015

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First Mason Mapping Club Meeting

Interested in Humanitarian Mapping, Geocaching, Crowd Mapping and other awesome volunteer and networking opportunities? If so, then join us on Thursday, December 10th at 4:30PM in Exploratory Hall 2304 (GGS Conference Room) for our first “Mapping Club” meeting. Free pizza and soda!


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Geospatial Interns – Population Division of the U.S. Census Bureau

The Population Division of the U.S. Census Bureau is hiring several paid geospatial interns for work during the current school year and this summer. Specialization in one or more of the following skills would be great: GIS, remote sensing/satellite imagery analysis, programming/scripting, population geography, curriculum development, web mapping, and database administration.

The interns’ work will be domestic or internationally-focused. We have several exciting new and ongoing projects that will provide excellent experience working for the federal government and gaining practical skills. Interns would also have the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to our mission. See the websites below for more info about what we do:

– International Programs: http://www.census.gov/population/international/

– Global Population Mapping & Spatial Analysis: http://www.census.gov/population/international/data/mapping/

Here is the job announcement. Application deadline is December 9: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/422689700

If interested, please read the requirements in the announcement closely. At a minimum, all applicants must be 1) U.S. citizens, 2) active students with at least a 3.0 GPA, and 3) have completed at least 4 years of higher education.


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