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Developmental Intern - Geographic Information Systems GIS

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New York Power Authority

Albany, NY

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Intern will be focused on updating Canal Corporation Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data layers including, but not limited to, occupancy permit areas, trail infrastructure and canal property boundaries. Incumbent may also be tasked with geo-referencing historic maps in order to establish early canal era alignments and property ownership. Intern may also be tasked with field work using global positioning system equipment (GPS) to capture special data to be incorporated into GIS.

Skills, knowledge, and abilities the intern will walk away with at the end of the internship:


Improved understanding and experience in enterprise GIS data gathering, development and maintenance as it relates to a NYS-wide asset.


Better understanding of how the NYS Canal Systems current and historic spatial elements played a role in shaping Upstate NY and the United States.


GIS technical expertise in Canal data development including use of GPS, Arc Map including internal and external data sources.

Required Skills

Technical Competencies:

MS Work, Access, Excel, PowerPoint.

Arc Map including Arc Catalogue, 3D Analyst, Spatial Analyst.

Preference towards knowledge of GPS unit operation.

Behavioral Competencies:

Ability to follow instructions.

Attention to detail.

Work independently.

Required Experience

Enrolled in undergraduate or graduate Geography/Planning degree Certification in GIS

Job Location

Albany, New York, United States

Company info

New York Power Authority
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Company Profile
The New York Power Authority is America's largest state power organization, with 16 generating facilities and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. State and federal regulations shape NYPA's diverse customer base, which includes large and small businesses, not-for-profit organizations, community-owned electric systems and rural electric cooperatives and government entities. Our low-cost power helps support nearly 370,000 jobs statewide while reducing public-sector costs. We are also a national leader in promoting energy efficiency, the development of clean energy technologies and electric vehicles. Our energy services projects can be found throughout New York State, saving money and megawatts while helping reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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