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GIS Intern at GeoNet Technologies

Date Posted: January 02, 2024
Application Deadline: March 31, 2024
Job Type: Seasonal / Contract
Job Category:

  • Engineering Technology
  • Information Technology (IT) and Data Analytics
  • Applied and Environmental Sciences
Job Start Date: May 06, 2024
Job End Date: August 30, 2024
Job Location: On-site Position (Summerside, PEI, Canada)
Positions Available: 1
Salary: $15.40
Hours Per Week: 40

Job Description

We are looking for a hardworking student completing a university degree or college diploma in a GIS or GIS-related field. The student will work with a team of GIS technicians to update topographic maps using photogrammetry software and hardware. This is a great opportunity to develop a unique skill set in 3d topographic mapping. The student may also have the opportunity to assist with electronic nautical chart (ENC) production. Responsibilities of the intern will include:

  1. Using ArcMap and Summit Evolution (photogrammetry software) to digitize features such as roads, rivers, and buildings.
  2. Using ArcMap to complete tasks such as making sure elevation values of river and road vertices are correct and that rivers flow in the correct direction.
  3. Using Python scripts and ArcMap to determine whether features are correctly snapped together.


  • Current university or community college student. Preference will be given to final year students given that the contract could be extended into the fall.
  • Experience using GIS software such as ArcGIS and an understanding of GIS procedures, such as digitizing, selecting by location and by attributes, and editing features (merging / clipping / splitting, etc.).
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills (written and oral).
  • Familiarity with Python an asset as well as experience with Google Colaboratory.
  • Availability between May 2024 and end of August 2024.
This position is onsite in Summerside, PEI. Remote work is not possible. Start and end dates are somewhat flexible.


If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to Westley Echlin (westleyechlin@geonet-tech.com). Photogrammetry experience is not needed to apply for this position. Extensive training will be provided for the successful candidate.

If you have questions about moving to Summerside, PEI or questions about the role, please contact Clara Risk (clararisk@geonet-tech.com). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

How to Apply

Submit your application by email to the company contact listed below.
Documents to be included:

Cover LetterResume

If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to Westley Echlin (westleyechlin@geonet-tech.com).

Company Information

Company Name: GeoNet Technologies

Address: 115 Walker Ave #102

City/Town: Summerside

Postal/Zip Code: C1N 0C9

Province/State: PEI

Country: Canada

Website: https://www.geonet-tech.com/

Company Contact

Contact Person: Clara Risk

Contact Person Job Title: GIS Technician

Telephone: (902) 436-1541

Email: clararisk@geonet-tech.com