CUISD Seeks Intern for GIS and Graphic Work

POSTED ON: April 23, 2015


The CUISD seeks one intern to aid with GIS and graphic display for various Institute projects and programming. Candidates must be an upper classroom with relevant experience or a graduate student enrolled in a Masters program at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. They must have experience with GIS technology (as well as other basic graphic software) and be available 4-10 hours per week over the summer months of 2015.


4-10 hours per week


Intern will be paid hourly at a rate of $15.00/hour


The internship term contract is flexible dependent upon successful applicant’s schedule. Start date can be as early as May 1, 2015. The internship will be terminated at a date to be determined in an agreement by the intern and the Institute.


Applications are to be submitted on a rolling basis. Interns will be selected based on merit and availability. Past experience with GIS is essential.

Please submit a single page application (no longer than 500 words) outlining your interest, qualifications, dates of availability and previous commitments. Additionally, please submit your academic transcript, including your area of study at The Cooper Union.

All applications and questions may be emailed to:

Depending on the content of your submission, please use subject line: CUISD Internship Application (or) CUISD Internship Questions

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