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PSC Student Assistant GIS (ID: 106213) for Spring 2018


Office of Information Technology Services

10B Airline Drive 1st Floor
Albany , NY 12210

Division/Unit: GIS


Web Site: http://www.its.ny.gov(New Window)


Proposal Information


The GIS Program (GPO) is responsible for developing, maintaining and disseminating GIS data. Major data programs including:

Tax parcels
Civil Boundaries

Much of the data development work includes coordination with local governments as well as the federal government, universities and private companies. The GPO also maintain a spatial data warehouse and application to support emergency response and law enforcement. In addition, the GPO is responsible for coordinating GIS across NYS Government. As Part of the responsibility, the GPO maintains a GIS clearing house and data sharing cooperative. The most recent initiative of the GPO is to develop a consolidated infrastructure called ShareGIS that will also for the consolidation of multiple GIS services across the State of New York. The GPO also provides GIS support for emergency response.

Tasks include but not limited to:

Spatial data quality analysis
Data editing and maintenance
Map design and compilation
Python (and other) scripting
GIS workstation support
Image processing and analysis
GIS software including:
ArcGIS Desktop; Open Source tools



Information Management

Data Modeling

System Integration

Development Methodoligies

Web Technologies


Internship Areas: Information Technology

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 30 or more

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 2

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Graduate Student

Minimum Standing: Junior

Degree Concentrations: Information Technology