199 Franklin St., Suite 300
Auburn, NY 13021-3025
Phone: 315.252.8669
Fax: 315.253.7335

 

TerraExplorer

LiDAR and Terrain Services
IAGT offers a variety of LiDAR and terrain analysis services. To include FEMA compliant independent collection QA/QC and derived product development. IAGT has also pioneered options for freely available three dimensional viewing options for LIDAR and airphoto collections that offer an inexpensive and truly unique solution to making LiDAR data accessible to a large audience. For more information about IAGT’s LiDAR and Terrain Services, please visit our Terrain Products page.

On-site Weather Station
IAGT Webmail
Human Resources

Human Resources Manager:
Cindy Law
315.252.8669 - Email

Student Work Cooperative:
Internships for Students

Overview

An internship in IAGT's Work Cooperative Program is a part-time paid position available to qualified students who seek to supplement their educational programs with practical work experience.

Interns work side by side with experts who use geospatial technologies to help solve real world problems. Working under IAGT staff supervision, interns provide technical support for IAGT's projects and staff by receiving training in and applying:

Intern Sid Cuff guides GIS Campers through a lesson on the global positioning system. The middle school students are given a chance to use GPS units to hunt for treasures.

  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Global Positioning System, and
  • Remote Sensing Technologies

Qualifications

To be considered for an internship, students must have a basic understanding of computer applications and have an interest in geographic information technologies. During the spring and fall semesters, preference is given to students enrolled in the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) associate's degree program at Cayuga Community College. During the summer months, in addition to Cayuga student candidates, internships may be awarded to high school through post-graduate level students seeking to gain practical experience in applying geographic information technologies.

Work Schedule

Positions with the Work Cooperative Program are semester-based and run approximately according to the following schedule:

Fall: September through January
Spring: January through May
Summer: May through August

Interns are paid hourly, and work no more than 20 hours per week during the spring and fall semesters. Summer internships typically involve more work hours per week. All work hours are determined by mutual agreement between the intern and IAGT.

Work Assignments

A sampling of internship assignments may include working on projects such as:

  • Geo-registering, geo-rectifying, and mosaicking Farm Service Agency photography into a project used as a reference data set for land cover mapping in Cayuga County
  • Assisting with the national Conference on Remote Sensing Education, hosted by IAGT
  • Assisting with educational activities, such as "GIS Summer Camp" for middle school students
  • Crime mapping for the Cayuga County Sheriff's Department
  • Trail mapping of the Finger Lakes Trail
  • Data and information gathering for the Cao Hai Watershed in China

How to Apply

To be considered, students must download an employment application (79k PDF) and return the completed document along with the following:

  • a resume
  • a cover letter
  • an official copy of your most recent college transcript
  • a schedule of your available work hours
  • three professional references to:

IAGT
Attn: Human Resources
199 Franklin St., Suite 300
Auburn, NY 13021

 


Home | About IAGT | GIT Services | Focus Areas | Human Resources | Downloads

Institute for the Application of Geospatial Technology
at Cayuga Community College, Inc.
199 Franklin St., Suite 300 • Auburn, NY 13021-3025
info@iagt.orgPrivacy Statement
© Copyright 2000-2016