CyberGIS Education, Outreach, and Training Intern

The CyberGIS Center for Advanced Digital and Spatial Studies has an opening for a CyberGIS Intern, starting immediately. The successful candidates will have the opportunity work on a variety of research and education projects in the center. A successful applicant should expect to work in a world-class GIS research group setting, and have close interactions with faculty, staff, and other students within the center.

We’re looking for a student to help with CyberGIS education, outreach, and training (EOT) activities. The intern’s responsibilities will include assisting with writing and testing training materials, researching software technologies, and helping with event setup and logistics. The training intern will assist staff at the CyberGIS Center to increase the accessibility and usefulness of advanced cyberinfrastructure to GIS users.

The center is hosted at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA). The center has extensive collaboration with on-campus and external research teams in geographic information science, social science, hydrology, earth science, biology, agriculture, public health, and engineering sciences. This position includes hands-on experience with ROGER, the cyberGIS supercomputer. The training intern will have an opportunity to learn and help teach a wide range of cutting-edge cyberGIS technologies.

Undergraduate students who are able to continue working during summer and the next academic year are preferred. Stipend depends on qualification, and extension after the first semester depends on performance and funding availability.

For this position, the student must be familiar with and passionate about GIS, and hold an interest in education and training. Some experience in programming and in the Linux environment is appreciated, but not required. Please describe your experience with and interest in GIS in a brief cover letter with your resume.

Please send resumes via e-mail to

Rate: $10-15.75/hour based on experience
Job Duration: begins immediately – no end date

  • 10-20 hours per week - flexible work schedule during semester
  • 20-40 hours per week or more during summer