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GIS Intern

Supervisor:   Nathan Johnson, Public Lands Director

Time Commitment: 20 hours minimum per week

Schedule: Flexible 10-12 weeks, summer

Location:   Columbus, Ohio


The Summer GIS intern will assist with mappings needs, primarily reporting to the public lands team, but occasionally working with other groups. Potential work product could include the following duties:

  • Access online databases of land ownership
  • Create maps of public lands throughout Ohio
  • Run analyses of land usage
  • Write reports on findings
  • Work with other interns and departments

This internship is a volunteer, unpaid position.


  • Interest in public lands
  • Self-motivated and flexible 
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Moderate proficiency in GIS

About the OEC

The Ohio Environmental Council is the state’s most comprehensive, effective and respected environmental advocate for a healthier, more sustainable Ohio. Our experts work daily to restore, protect, and strengthen the quality of life for families and communities — from the air we breathe and the water we drink to the food we eat and natural resources we enjoy. Find out more at

The OEC is committed to inclusion and diversity. We seek to hire staff that reflects the diverse communities and perspectives that comprise Ohio. Qualified candidates of all backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.

The OEC prohibits discrimination of employment, promotion, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on the basis of gender, disability, race, age, national origin, color, creed, sexual orientation, sex (including marital and parental status), gender identity and expression, religion, economic status, ethnic identity, veteran’s status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, and example of GIS map work with brief description to with the subject of “GIS internship application.” This application will close March 30,2018.