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GIS Analyst Intern

Company name
Dewberry

Location
Fairfax, VA

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Job Description
Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you\u2019re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you\u2019ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call \u201cDewberry at Work,\u201d that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.
 
Dewberry is seeking a GIS/Geographer Intern. This position will mostly focus on GIS analysis and production efforts in support of FEMA Flood Insurance Studies, US Fish & Wildlife coastal projects and other water resource related projects in our Fairfax, VA office. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to join a team of professionals while working in a multidisciplinary consulting and engineering firm.  The position offers great potential for professional growth and the opportunity to apply the latest technology to flood studies and water resource projects. Typical responsibilities are to work on water resources projects for federal, state and local clients.
Responsibilities
Technical responsibilities include:

GIS

Data feature extraction/compilation;
Create a variety of digital mapping products using various software platforms;
Capture and analyze data;
Create and manipulate databases;
Elevation data Processing and Manipulation

Assisting engineers in hydrologic and hydraulic analyses, modeling, and floodplain mapping;
Production of Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMS) and updating related geospatial databases;
Developing flood risk products and performing flood risk assessments;
Perform analysis on GIS datasets for flood hazard mapping and risk projects;
Checking for graphical and technical accuracy of FIRM deliverables and associated reports;
Coordinating with the project team, project managers, clients, local communities, and other contractors to compile all data necessary to produce the most up-to-date product

Required Skills & Required Experience
Required Skills:

0-1 years experience with geospatial analysis
Currently working towards or have Bachelor Degree or higher in geography, GIS, Remote Sensing or related field
Demonstrated proficiency with the ESRI ArcGIS Desktop
Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
Participates in resolving technical challenges
Proficiency in basic computer applications, especially MS Office (Word, Excel, and Access).

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.
*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.
*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report.  These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry\u2019s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

Company info

Dewberry
Website : http://www.dewberry.com/

Company Profile
Imagine a professional services firm with vision beyond "the ordinary." A firm with deep subject-matter expertise as well as deep national resources. A firm committed to putting clients at the center of everything it does. That firm is Dewberry. And those qualities are among the pillars of what we call "Dewberry at Work"—a set of guiding principles and values that govern the way we've done business for more than a half-century. Our market-facing professionals—many of whom are internationally recognized authorities—offer a proven track record of providing award-winning services and solutions to a wide variety of public- and private-sector clients. We've built long-term, trusted relationships through unsurpassed client service and a dedication to solving the most complex challenges of today and tomorrow. In the process, we help our clients transform their communities and improve the quality of life. However, the true measure of Dewberry lies in the commitment and caliber of our people. We hope you'll take the opportunity to meet with us and experience Dewberry at Work first-hand.

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