Apply your interest in geographical information systems (GIS) and computer programming to projects on tribal lands this summer. The GIS Technician Intern is part of Sealaska’s Managed Business Solutions (MBS) team working on the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Division of Water and Power. As you work alongside GIS and computer programming professionals, you will be introduced to a career in GIS analysis and learn key components of a GIS program. Depending on your interests and skills, the team can tailor projects to what you are hoping to learn and experience.
This internship can be accomplished remotely or at the BIA Office of Trust Services in Lakewood, CO. Throughout the summer, you may have the option to visit Native American reservations supported by the team’s efforts. During these site visits, you can meet with local staff to better understand the impact of your work. You may also have the opportunity to visit the MBS team in Lakewood, CO.
About Sealaska Intern Program
The Sealaska intern program exists to uplift Sealaska shareholders and their descendants pursuing post-secondary education with meaningful career experience, learning opportunities, and a supportive community. Interns explore career interests, grow professional skills, and connect with the unique and vibrant cultures of the Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian people. You will spend the summer with peers who share an Alaska Native heritage, learning from each other and building a community as you venture into your careers. Learn more at sealaska.com/careers/summer-internships.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Applicants must be a current Sealaska shareholder or a Sealaska shareholder descendent.