Job Posting for Geographic Information Systems Analyst Intern at The Henry Ford
The Diversity and Inclusion Internship Program at The Henry Ford is a cohort-based program that offers professional development, mentorship, and networking opportunities. We invite diverse candidates* who are curious about careers in the museum world to become a part of our legacy and take it forward. For Winter 2023, internships will last 15 weeks, projected to begin on January 23 and conclude on May 5. All internships are paid opportunities.
*Candidates who have a disability, identify as Black, Native American, Asian, Pacific Islander, Arab, Middle Eastern, Hispanic, Latino/a/x, LGBTQIA , or who exist at the intersection of these identities are encouraged to apply. All submitted applications will be considered.
How will we work together?
The Geographic Information Systems(GIS) Analyst Intern can expect to work hybrid. Based on specific project needs, there are times when you and the team will work on-site at The Henry Ford’s campus in Dearborn or other locations in the Metro Detroit area.
The GIS Analyst Intern will have the opportunity to work directly with the lead innovator of the Innovation Atlas, our Head of Analytics & Business Intelligence, to contribute to the success of ongoing and forthcoming projects. As our GIS Analyst Intern, you can expect to receive guidance and training that meets you where you are and prepares you for where you want to go.
Potential projects for the internship include building interactive map experiences, developing impact and success stories, and delivering marketing/audience segments.
What should you have?
Proficiency in working with ESRI and supporting products (ARCGIS, Experience Builder, Business Analyst, etc.)
Basic experience with data querying and modeling
Experience working with most systems and tools we currently use (Excel, SQL, Python, and Power BI)
An academic background that includes Geographic Information Systems, Urban Planning, or others with a passion for statistics and research
Dedication to collaboration and teamwork
Ability to ask for help
Transcript (relevant coursework)
Statement of Purpose
Candidates who are invited to interview will be required to complete a mapping assignment before proceeding with the selection process.
Why work with THF?
At The Henry Ford, we are committed to helping you explore your passions, curiosities, and professional aspirations. Our goal is to create a diverse and inclusive environment where you can develop your skills and integrate all that you learn into real-world practices. You will gain exposure to not only the team you will work alongside but to what it means to work in the museum world. This is an opportunity for you to develop great work habits, communication tools, and critical thinking that will help shape your future success.
We are excited for you to come and be a part of our team. If this sounds like something you would love, please apply. We can’t wait to meet you.
Please note: International students seeking practical training are welcome to apply.
Funding for the 2023 Diversity and Inclusion Internship Program is provided by The Ford Foundation.