The Harvard Forest is looking for two highly qualified undergraduate interns for an 11-week paid summer internship. The students would be using their GIS or regional planning skills to help understand how to balance land conservation, development, agriculture, and economic interests in the Connecticut River Valley of Massachusetts. The students will be part of a well-respected internship program along with ~25 others.
Beginner GIS skills are OK as long as the student is very interested in learning GIS, spatial analysis, and...
Program: The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in our earlier sessions, we will be holding another fellowship.
CGIS South, Belfer Case Study Room (May 2nd pm) and Tsai Auditorium (May 3rd all-day)
American partisan politics have reached a fever pitch, amid renewed and urgent questions on the various threats to democracy. Conversations have intensified on the topic of political redistricting, or the process of mapping electoral district boundaries, and the near actuality that this process will be manipulated to favor a single political party. This manipulation has been referred to as gerrymandering, named for the 1812 efforts of Elbridge Gerry, former vice president of the US and governor of Massachusetts (and Harvard graduate in 1762 and 1765).