Intern - GIS Technician

Job ID 2021-3135
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Intern – Geographical Information Systems




Merrick & Company is seeking a GIS Technician student for a paid summer internship for Summer 2022 at our Tucker, GA project office. Imagine working on rewarding client projects and being exposed to unparalleled training and development opportunities!  The summer internship has a commitment of approximately mid-May through mid-August 2022.


We will be accepting resumes for this opportunity from approximately September – November 2021. Resumes will be reviewed in December/January, interviews will take place in February/March 2022 and offers will be extended in March/April 2022. Timeframe subject to change.


Job Description


The Merrick Intern Program will provide an undergraduate or graduate student an opportunity to gain technical experience in the field of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) processing.  


The position requires the collaboration with other disciplines, ability to interface with clients and contractors, follow schedules and budget commitments, work independently, possess good written and oral communication skills and the ability to problem solve. Must meet expectations for attendance and punctuality. Students who have recently graduated will not be considered.


Required Experience

  • Must be currently enrolled and entering junior year or higher of degree program
  • Must be pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Geography, GIS, Geomatics, or a similar major
  • Knowledge and/or courses in GIS including:
    • Data management
    • GIS
    • Cartographic design
  • College courses in ESRI ArcGIS is required.
  • Familiarity with basic operations in ESRI ArcGIS software including:
    • Creation and editing of feature classes
    • Attribute edits
    • Labeling and annotation
    • Projection and scale
    • Basic cartographic methodologies
  • Must have a demonstrable good attendance record
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher preferred
  • Must have a current instructor recommendation or reference
  • Local candidates only

Physical Requirements


  • Requires the ability to sit for extended periods at a computer workstation.
  • Be able to work in an environment with open discussions and visitors without getting distracted.
  • May be required to lift up to 20 lbs.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Meets expectations for attendance and punctuality.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Additional information


Apply online only. No email, hard copy or third-party resumes accepted.


We recognize the importance of developing top talent from within; our employees have access to a wide range of internal and external training as well as coaching and peer mentoring programs.


Merrick & Company is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age 40 and over, color, disability, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other applicable status protected by state or local law.



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