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Available Student Positions – Web Mapping

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The InfoGraphics Lab, in the Geography Department, is seeking student applicants with interests in Data Visualization, Web Design, and working with Geospatial Data. The InfoGraphics Lab is known as a leader in publication of maps and atlases and developing web and mobile applications. This new student position will contribute to programming data visualizations, coding web pages, and production of graphics. Positions are available for 10-20 hours per week.

Qualifications: Applicants should have a strong interest in data visualization, web design, spatial data, and a desire to learn while working on real-world mapping applications. Students majoring in Spatial Data Science and Technology, Computer Science, Geography, Art and Technology, or a related field are encouraged to apply. We are looking for candidates that are highly motivated and demonstrate the ability to think creatively, solve problems, and work well in a collaborative setting.

Students working in the Lab will experience a professional working environment where they will gain experience in a variety of mapping and software packages/environments including; Esri’s ArcGIS suite, Carto, Leaflet.js, Mapbox, and other programs. Previous experience using these software applications is desirable – but not required. Other suggested qualifications include:

  • Skills in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Experience or interest in understanding of web design
  • Experience with ArcGIS or open source mapping software
  • A benefit if familiar with D3.js, Python, and/or R

Recent student employees have graduated to great jobs at Esri, The New York Times, National Geographic, National Park Service, Apple, Google, as well as a variety of federal, state, and local government agencies and private companies.

Potential applicants are encouraged to visit our website – infographics.uoregon.edu – to learn more about the Lab.

Review of applications begins October 2nd 2017, and will continue until openings are filled.

To apply, e-mail a resume and cover letter to:
Joanna Merson
InfoGraphics Lab, Department of Geography, University of Oregon
Email: jmerson@uoregon.edu

Work Study Qualified Students are encouraged to apply

Available Student Positions – Cartography and GIS

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The InfoGraphics Lab, in the Geography Department, is seeking student applicants with interests in Map Design, Cartography, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The InfoGraphics Lab is known as a leader in the publication of high quality printed atlases and maps and developing web and mobile applications. Positions are available for 10-20 hours per week.

Qualifications: Applicants should have a strong interest in cartography, design, GIS, and a desire to learn while working on real-world mapping applications. We are looking for candidates that are highly motivated and demonstrate the ability to think creatively, solve problems, and work well in a collaborative setting.

Students working in the Lab experience a professional working environment where they gain experience in a variety of GIS, mapping, and graphic design software packages/environments including; Esri ArcGIS, Adobe Creative Suite, and other programs. Previous experience using these software applications is desirable – but not required. Students may also have the opportunity to be involved with custom mapping application development. Previous experience in web programming is also desirable – but not required.

Recent student employees have graduated to great jobs at Esri, The New York Times, National Geographic, National Park Service, Apple, Google, as well as a variety of federal, state, and local government agencies and private companies.

Potential applicants are encouraged to visit our website – infographics.uoregon.edu – to learn more about the Lab.

Review of applications begins October 2nd 2017, and will continue until openings are filled.

To apply, e-mail a resume and cover letter to:
Joanna Merson
InfoGraphics Lab, Department of Geography, University of Oregon
Email: jmerson@uoregon.edu

Work Study Qualified Students are encouraged to apply