OVRDC Available Positions

Research-Planning Intern

Under the direction of the Planning/Development Director, the Research/Planning Intern is primarily responsible for assisting with OVRDC’s Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping; assisting in the maintenance of OVRDC data and web mapping, as well as disseminating census data, providing research support, including statistics, tables and graphics for OVRDC members and staff and major reports and plans of OVRDC. Duties will also include field research and data collection, involving but not limited to sidewalk and infrastructure data collection; preparation of maps, reports, correspondence and presentations; and participation in public participation activites. The intern may be assigned an independent project for the duration of their term that aligns with goals of the agency and the interns academic program.

Applicants must be a full-time enrolled student at an accredited college, possess a valid driver’s license, and have completed at least one year of related curriculum at an accredited institution.Experience or willingness to learn ESRI ArcMap software, web design and programming. Ability to conduct field research and collect and compile survey information. Programs may include Engineering, Geographic Information Systems, Political Science, Visual Design and Interactive Media, Computer Aided Drafting, among other programs.

PAID Internship – Hourly Rate Negotiable

Submit cover letter, resume to Research/Planning Intern, Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission, 73 Progress Drive, Waverly, Ohio 45690, or email to Kim Reynolds, Planning/Development Director, kreynolds@ovrdc.org.  All resumes must be received by 4:30 p.m. Friday April 15 2016.