The USGCRP is looking to fill a student intern position supporting the Global Change Information System (GCIS)
This position facilitates and carries out content and data organization tasks for the GCIS program within the USGCRP NCO. The position provides an excellent opportunity for exposure to the organizational structure within the Federal government that supports global change research and application, as well as climate change experts across the Federal government.
In this role, under NCO staff guidance, the incumbent will:
Apply here. Applications due by Friday, August 24, 2012.
- Examine various components of the global change program, performing background research to identify existing and emerging datasets, papers, projects, people, etc., and assist in planning for the integration of said components into the GCIS from a content organizational perspective.
- Discover and transform available metadata and augment with additional metadata as needed for adequate integration into the GCIS. This may involve automated work applying or augmenting tools and also manual text editing to match the existing format of that information to the necessary format.
- Identifies key concepts and topics of the relevant components and tags appropriate concepts and relationships between entities and integrate those components into the GCIS. This may involve web-based research, browsing research papers, and/or communicating directly on behalf of the GCIS project with authors, program managers, and agency data center personnel.
- Assists with additional duties as needed.