NPS GIS Internship


Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 12:00pm


Lowell, MA

The National Park Service is hiring! The Office of Tribal and Cultural Affairs in Interior Region 1 is pleased to offer a competitive paid internship beginning in May/June 2020, with the option to extend into the fall. Current undergraduate/graduate students and recent graduates (graduated May 2019 or later) with an interest in Native American affairs, emergency mitigation and response, and/or GIS are welcome to apply. Interested applicants should send their CV and a brief statement of interest to the project lead, Colleen Truskey (, as soon as possible.

The National Park Service’s Office of Tribal and Cultural Affairs in Interior Region 1, in partnership with the Department of Interior’s Inland Oil Spill Preparedness Program (IOSPP), seeks a talented and motivated individual to assist in the development of a web-based geospatial application that will allow federal responders to better communicate with the appropriate Tribal contacts in emergency scenarios. The intern will work closely alongside the project lead to develop the application, consult with indigenous communities on its structure and use, and communicate project priorities with Tribal, federal, and state partners. This is an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience working with indigenous communities and the latest geospatial technology to help better fulfill the federal government’s Indian trust responsibility. Qualified applicants will be able to demonstrate substantial experience developing GIS applications, superb written and oral communication skills, the ability to work independently, and familiarity engaging with diverse audiences. Must have a valid driver’s license. Located in Lowell, MA, with occasional paid travel required; working remotely may be arranged depending on the chosen applicant’s circumstances.
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