Intern - Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Intern - Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Employer: Lebanon Support
Deadline for applications: Friday, November 20, 2015
Contract:
Location: Beirut
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Job Description

About Lebanon Support

Lebanon Support is an independent non-governmental, non-religious, non-political, and non-profit making information and research center. Established in 2006, Lebanon Support was registered as a National Non-Governmental Organisation in November 2008 (registered under the number 168/2009 AD). Lebanon Support aims at enhancing civil society capacity, efficiency and effectiveness through the creation of public spaces for reflection, collaboration and debate on and for civil society in Lebanon.

Lebanon Support adopts a multidisciplinary approach and evidence and fact based methodologies in civil society work in Lebanon so as to support and develop a civic voice and a better impact towards better accountability and societal change in Lebanon.

Within this framework Lebanon Support focuses on information and knowledge sharing and management, production and delivery; as it is within Lebanon Support’s beliefs, that information and knowledge are at the heart of developing adequate strategies and interventions to reduce existing vulnerabilities and marginalisation in the country.

 

Background

Lebanon Support is hiring an Intern - Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for the period between 1 December 2015 and 1 May 2016.   Under close supervision, the intern will assist assigned departments and/or projects by performing routine geospatial tasks. The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing and analyzing data, converting data between formats and/or projections, and preparing maps. 

                         

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development of GIS data using ArcGIS software 
  • Create final map products including both digital and printed
  • Develop GIS databases
  • Perform field data collection with GPS

Basic Qualifications

  • Current enrollment in an Urban Planning, Geography, Environmental Science or related program
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software
  • Experience with ArcMap
Experience required: Education degree: Bachelor Degree Field of education: Current enrollment in an Urban Planning, Geography, Environmental Science or related program
Languages
Arabic: English: French:
Period: 6 months internship
Salary:
Submission guidelines: Applications should be submitted in English and have an attached CV and cover letter. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please send applications to contact@lebanon-support by 20 November 2015, including "GIS Intern" in the subject line. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.
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