GIS/Spatial Ecology Internship at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

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GIS/Spatial Ecology Internship at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

The Conservation GIS Lab (https://nationalzoo.si.edu/SCBI/ConservationGIS/projects/) at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) is seeking interns, to start immediately. The Conservation GIS Lab focuses on conservation applications of GIS and satellite remote sensing for research and management of endangered species.

Required Skills & Experience:
• A good knowledge of computers, programming and statistics.
• Basic knowledge of GIS (preferably ArcGIS or QGIS), remote sensing are desirable.
• Experience with programming software (R/Matlab/Python/etc.).

The internship includes a modest stipend and free dormitory-style housing. Internship applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and positions are available immediately. Please send letter of interest and resume to SCBI.GIS@gmail.com. Resume should include contact information for 3 references. Include potential start date and the time period you are available for the internship in your letter.


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