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GIS Analyst

GIS Analyst

Is Internship: 
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The Environmental Working Group is seeking a GIS Analyst to assist in many ongoing conservation projects.

Qualified candidates should have good communication skills and maintain a general knowledge of soil, air and water conservation within agricultural landscapes.

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is a national, non-partisan organization that uses the power of information to protect the environment and human health. EWG has been nationally recognized for producing popular, easy-to-use resources advocating for the conservation of water, soil and air resources.

Location: Ames, IA

Responsibilities: 
  • Participates in the development and implementation of the EWG’s geographic information system (GIS).
  • Assist on analysis, research and product development as well as long-term enhancement of GIS information technology to meet EWG’s mapping and end user service objectives.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, primarily Excel/Access, and ESRI Arc products.
  • Knowledgeable with GIS concepts and tools, as well as geospatial data collection. Exposure to open source GIS, python and database programs are a plus.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Ability to work with other research team members to pursue and complete research tasks, educate the public, policy makers and the media on EWG’s studies, analysis, and reports.
Qualifications: 
  • BS in Environment or Agricultural related fields.
  • Should have 1-2 years prior experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Attention to detail and accurate data entry.
  • Ability to pace work to meet deadlines.
How to Apply: 

To apply for this position please send a cover letter and resumes to employment@ewg.org