Job Opportunities in GPS

Job Opportunities in GPS

Job Opportunities in the Department

Student Opportunity: PSE&G Institute for Sustainability Studies Green Teams Internship Program

We are very excited to announce that Rowan University is now affiliated with the New Jersey Higher Education Partnership for Sustainability (http://www.njheps.org) as well as the PSE&G Institute for Sustainability Studies “Green Teams” internship program. This is a paid, 10-week, residential internship program hosted by Montclair State University and other universities around the state. 
 
If you are selected to participate, you would work on a multi-disciplinary team to solve real-world sustainability problems submitted by major companies. The program emphasizes skills that can be put to immediate use in your career, and the internship programs has a very strong track record of job placement for program alumni. You would also expand your peer and professional network in sustainability-related fields.
 
For more information, visit https://www.montclair.edu/pseg-sustainability-institute/green-teams/. Selection is competitive! Before you apply, be sure read about the program at the official PSE&G ISS website.
 
 

NJ MAP: Interactive Atlas for New Jersey -- INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Description: The Geospatial Research Lab at Rowan University is looking for an intern interested in joining the NJ MAP team. NJ MAP is a dynamic web-mapping site that hosts a suite of publicly available geospatial tools focused on New Jersey. Each NJ MAP project addresses specific environmental, land use and sustainability issues. Intended users include Sustainable Jersey Green Teams, municipal planning boards, environmental commissions, land trusts, watershed organizations and concerned citizens among others.
 
Position: The project seeks one to two student interns to assist with aerial photo interpretation and data collection related to Farmland Preservation in New Jersey. 
 
Desired Skills and Coursework: Ideal candidates will have two or more semesters of GIS-related courses and one planning bank course as well as some computer programming experience. All candidates are encouraged to submit  examples of maps they have created or  any other GIS or programming work that demonstrates their abilities.
 
Compensation: The position will pay $13/hr.
 
Project Period: This position will run through June 2022.
 
Course Credit: This position can also fulfill the Geography, Planning, and Sustainability requirement for GeoClinic or internship necessary to graduate.  As such it is considered a Rowan University course and counts toward the university degree and requires registration and payment as with other courses.  In order to fulfill the department's 3 credit requirements for internship, a minimum of 130 hours must be completed. 

In order to register for the course, please contact the internship coordinator. They will provide you with an electronic override to register for the course and some other paperwork.  You can then register through Banner or at the registrar in Savitz Hall.
 
COVID 19: This internship can be fulfilled remotely.
 
To Apply: Please provide a cover letter stating your interest in the position, how it would tie in to your career goals and the skills and experience that you would bring to the project.  Also be sure to include a resume including the coursework and experience relevant to the project as well as the name and contact information of two references.
 
Send your application materials to:
Katrina McCarthy (Shand) shand@rowan.edu
GeoLab Project Coordinator
Department of Geography, Planning, and Sustainability
 

Opportunities Outside the Department

Undergrad and Graduate Opportunity: Transportation Resource Associates, Inc. Paid Internship / Co-Op Position 2021

Philadelphia-based transportation consulting firm Transportation Resource Associates (TRA) is looking for a summer intern to support their work related to rail transit safety and oversight. This is a paid position, part-time or full-time, appropriate for bachelors or masters degree candidates. If interested, please visit https://www.traonline.com/intern-co-op-summer-2021-paid/ for more details.

Questions, cover letters, and resumes can be sent to internpositions@traonline.com