GIS Paid Internships

Author: Staff
October 24, 2022
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Paid Internships for GIS Students

Paid GIS internships are available at the Central Contra Costa Sanitary District. Read below for more information.


$24 per hour

Central San is a special district that provides wastewater collection, treatment and disposal services; recycled water production and distribution; and household hazardous waste collection. These internships are 40 hours, Monday through Friday, and located onsite in Martinez. These temporary positions are a six-month commitment, starting in December 2022/January 2023 and ending in June/July 2023. To be eligible, you must possess a valid California Driver's License and have a satisfactory driving record. The positions also require you to be a current student with junior or senior standing, or to have graduated within the past 12 months. These assignments provide an opportunity for students to apply their academic preparation to practical work experience in a wastewater utility environment.


Students interested in applying for these positions should submit a cover letter, resume and unofficial transcript(s) to by 12/31/2022 at 5 p.m. Pacific, but we will review applicants as resumes arrive.

Survey Support Section (1 position)

The position supports sewer renovation, right-of-way and development review projects. Duties will include performing both office and field land surveying. Typical tasks will include calculating survey maps, planning and researching projects, reviewing plans, reviewing legal descriptions and plats, assisting with CAD drafting, and assisting with GPS and conventional surveys. Additional Preferred Qualification  Completed a survey course.
Duties will include determining and verifying field conditions, engineering calculations, data analysis, field surveying, researching and designing equipment and construction methods, writing project documents and memoranda, preparing design details for project drawings and assisting design and construction management teams.

GIS/Asset Management (2 positions)

This position’s duties include working independently, collecting sewer infrastructure data in streets, open land and on private property and speaking and coordinating with home and business owners to access sewer infrastructure on private property. Duties may require working outside in a wide variety of temperatures, weather and terrain conditions across Central San’s service area for the duration of the workday. Duties include use of a mobile tablet to complete this project. Office duties may include editing and/or querying data using Esri ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Enterprise Portal. Training will be provided. A vehicle and safety equipment, including boots, vests and hat will be provided by Central San. Preferred Qualifications – Ability to work independently and be self-motivated, patient and respectful and have a clean driving record.


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