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Graduate Intern - Geospatial Analytics

Company: Penske Logistics
Location: Reading
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Position Summary: The Geospatial Intern will play a crucial role in supporting the geospatial team in various tasks related to spatial data analytics, mapping, and GIS (Geographic Information System) activities. The primary purpose of this role is to provide the intern with hands-on experience and exposure to the field of geospatial technology while contributing to the successful execution of geospatial projects within the organization. The intern will work closely with experienced professionals to gain practical skills, apply theoretical knowledge, and contribute to the overall success of geospatial initiatives. Major Responsibilities: Spatial Analysis and Mapping • Assist in spatial data analysis performing tasks such as geoprocessing, spatial querying, and data manipulation. • Contribute to the creation of high-quality maps and visualizations in ESRI for various projects. Dashboard Design and Implementation • Create interactive and dynamic ArcGIS Dashboards to provide real-time insights into geospatial data. • Work closely with end-users to understand their requirements and design dashboards that facilitate data-driven decision-making. Story Map Creation • Develop compelling and informative ArcGIS Story Maps to effectively communicate geospatial information and narratives. • Collaborate with different departments to understand their data visualization needs and translate them into engaging Story Maps. Qualifications: • Bachelor's Degree in Geography, Data Science, GIS Data Science, or Business Analytics required • Master's Degree in a quantitative graduate program preferred • Currently pursuing a graduate degree or bachelor's degree in Geography, Geospatial, Engineering, Computer Science with exposure to ESRI platform, QGIS or Open Street Maps (OSM) • 1 year of experience using ESRI or QGIS or OSM platform in academic projects or previous work • Understanding of geographic information systems (GIS) principles and concepts • Familiarity with spatial data formats, projections, and coordinate systems • Hands-on experience with ArcGIS Story Maps for creating interactive and engaging spatial narratives • Proficient in designing and implementing ArcGIS Dashboards for dynamic data visualization • Competence in spatial data analysis, mapping, and visualization with ArcGIS Pro • Able to work independently and within a team • Able to manage a cross-functional team toward a shared objective • Strong written and verbal communication skills; good presentation skills • Personal influencing skills • Good time management and organizational skills • Supervisory, coaching and teaching skills • Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job • Willingness to work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required. Physical Requirements: -The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. -The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines. -While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg. -Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer Job Category: Other Corporate Job Family: General Administration Address: 100 Gundy Drive Primary Location: US-PA-Reading Employer: Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P. Req ID: 2402362 Date posted: 03/25/2024

Keywords: Penske Logistics, Reading , Graduate Intern - Geospatial Analytics, Professions , Reading, Pennsylvania

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