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Spatial Data Communication Internship (Wetlands) 

Position: Spatial Data Communication (Wetlands)

Department: Programs

Reporting to: Program Manager (Wetlands)

Hours: Minimum 80 hours

Timeline: July-October 2023 (1-2 days per week)

Hours are flexible, however interns must be available during working hours for communication with team/line manager

Virtual OnBoarding will take place on Thursday 6 July 11:00am-12:30pm

A key aspect of citizen science programs is ensuring that the data generated is accessible to communities, managers and for policy implementation. As our Wetlands team is growing and achieving increased national recognition, we’re seeking a skilled science communications intern with an interest mangrove and tidal wetland ecology, community mangrove conservation and management, to produce visually appealing and accessible data outputs.

Responsibilities

Working with the Wetlands Program Manager you will:

  • Analyse wetlands citizen science data sets to develop visually appealing media and templates for communication of key results, including data for inclusion in Wetland Report Cards
  • Use ArcGIS online, to develop StoryMaps to be embedded into the Earthwatch Australia website

Skills required

  • An interest in marine and mangrove conservation, strong science communication skills
  • Working knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS and ArcMap
  • High proficiency in Excel & Canva
  • Basic web skills.

Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated science communication and data visualisation skills and knowledge of web platform integration. Background in environmental science and/or environmental engineering highly regarded.

As part of our commitment to you, we aim to ensure that all intern contributions to data outputs are suitably acknowledged, and all StoryMaps produced will be available for inclusion in your folio.

Interviews will take place 27-29th June. Successful candidates must be available for (virtual) OnBoarding on Thursday 6th July from 11:00am-12:30pm 

 

How to apply

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