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Available Student Positions – Cartography, GIS, and Web Mapping

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The InfoGraphics Lab, in the Geography Department, is seeking student applicants with interests in map design, cartography, data visualization, and/or geographic information systems (GIS). The InfoGraphics Lab develops maps for web and mobile applications and is known as a leader in the publication of high quality printed atlases and maps. Positions are available for 8-15 hours per week.

Qualifications: Applicants should have a strong interest in cartography, data visualization design, or GIS, and have 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, graphic design, and data analysis software packages/environments, including Esri’s ArcGIS suite, Adobe Creative Suite, R, Python 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 (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) are also desirable – but not required.

Recent student employees have graduated to great jobs at Esri, The New York Times, Planet, The Washington Post, The Associated Press, 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 – – to learn more about the Lab.

Applications will be accepted until Sunday, March 1st at 5:00pm.

To apply, e-mail a resume and cover letter to:
Joanna Merson
InfoGraphics Lab, Department of Geography, University of Oregon

Work Study Qualified Students are encouraged to apply