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Standing Opportunities

Agricultura Network: A cooperative in the South Valley that promotes the economic development, health, nutrition, and cultural heritage of our community through four agriculture related programs (Farm to Fork, Community Supported Agriculture, Mobile Market, Community events and cooking classes/Salud y sabor).

South Valley Economic Development Center

318 Isleta Blvd. SE, Suite 202

Co-director Helga Garza:

Patrick West (food/cooking/nutrition contact):

Downtown Growers’ Market: a program of the DowntownABQ Mainstreet Initiative with a mission to support and promote local agriculture, small business development and community engagement in order to better the economics, health, wellbeing and education of New Mexico residents and visitors.

DowntownABQ Mainstreet Initiative

115 Gold Ave. SW, Suite 205

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Market Manager: Liz Skinner:

New Mexico Solar Energy Association: Educational organization helping to lead the transformation to 100% renewable energy and sustainable living for all life on earth. It can only happen with the power of community.

 Director Athena Christodoulou:

Warehouse 508: Established in 2009 as Warehouse 508, Albuquerque's Downtown Youth Art and Entertainment Center allows for youth immersion in the Creative Arts. Warehouse 508 is a venue for creativity, a lab, an incubator of possibilities, and a safe, structured environment where young people have the opportunity to explore the world through the arts. Warehouse 508 is operated by New Mexico Xtreme Sports Association (NMX); together we provide urban arts and extreme sports programs for young people ages 11-20. Our mission is to offer youth a safe space for creative expression. We work for that moment when a young person is inspired by his or her personal potential. This organization is responsible for 40 new murals put in downtown in 2017.


Rocky Mountain Youth Corps

If you are interested in a research project/internship related to environmental education, urban conservation issues, wilderness conservation issues (forestry, trails, fire), engaging youth in conservation, or something specific to the Fish and Wildlife Service contact Jordan Stone:

Expiring Opportunities-Look carefully at closing dates!

2019 DataONE Summer Internship Program
Looking for an opportunity to spend your summer working on projects associated with open data infrastructure and community? Apply for a DataONE Summer Internship.
Undergraduates, graduates and recent postgraduates are invited to apply to work remotely with DataONE for nine weeks between May and July 2019. There are six project opportunities, and four internships will be funded with a stipend of $5000 each. Projects are listed below and links are provided to full project description.
• Tools to enhance community driven data management education
• Provenance for Self or Others? A Study with Hands-on Experiments
• Supporting Community Outreach and Advocacy for Open Data
• Reach and Citation of DataONE
• Build capacity for using DataONE via Python
• A Reproducible Network Analysis of the DataONE Linked Open Data graph
For more information on the program, eligibility requirements and application process please visit You may also reach out to with any questions.
Completed applications are due by March 22nd 2019.


The Bureau of Land Management is currently accepting applications for minority college students to participate in paid summer internships through the "Direct Hire Authority for Resource Assistant Summer Internship Program". Minority undergraduate and graduate college students are encouraged to apply using one of nine vendors:


PLEASE HELP BLM SPREAD THE WORD! The Application period closes on March 8th.

Bohannan & Huston internship:


Water Authority

Job Title: INTERN Part-time Temporary

Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority                                                                               

Collection Section

Location: 4201 2nd St. SW - Albuquerque, NM 87105

 POSITION SUMMARY:  Assist the Collection Section in a wide range of duties including but not limited to GIS support. GIS support will include creating, updating and analyzing Geographic Information System Data based on construction drawings or field data.  Work closely with field crews to gather and interpret data from the field. This field data may be acquired by using GPS technology, CCTV data or other field verification methods. 

 MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Must currently be a full time student at an accredited college or technical -vocational program. Must have a valid New Mexico driver’s license and be able to obtain a valid ABCWUA Operator’s Permit (AOP) within six (6) months from date of hire. Must be a student in a GIS-based curriculum or in an engineering curriculum with GIS experience in work or education.


This is a temporary position.

 TO APPLY: Provide resume and listing of classes taken with grade (pdf or Word) via E-mail to:

 Mark S. Holstad, PE 

Collection System Manager - Field Division

Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority

4201 2nd St. SW - Albuquerque, NM 87105

Direct Line (505) 289-3450 - Mobile 505-259-3819


Student Contractor
Lidar/IfSAR Production Technician
U.S. Geological Survey
National Geospatial Technical Operations Center
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Geospatial Technical Operations Centers (NGTOC) in Rolla, MO and Denver, CO are looking to fill student contractor positions (up to 40 hours/week) beginning immediately.
Any potential applicant having a spouse, parent, or child currently working for the USGS is not eligible to apply.
We are looking for recent graduates or students in their junior or senior year who are interested in becoming a member of this exciting NGTOC 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) elevation team. Students should have experience in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), geospatial data and Remote Sensing.
The USGS has a rich history of topographic mapping. USGS has provided topographic maps for the Nation dating back to 1889. Today, USGS NGTOC employees continue to perform the USGS National mapping mission by supporting The National Map, 3D Elevation Program, National Hydrography, and US Topo.
To respond to the growing need for high-quality elevation data, the 3DEP goal is to collect enhanced elevation data over the conterminous Unites States, Hawaii and U.S. territories over an 8-year period.
To read more about the 3D Elevation Program and NGTOC, see these links.
Lidar/IfSAR Production Technician
• The students must have at least two years of college education in Geography, Computer Science, Hydrology, and/or Engineering with training on Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
o Basic knowledge of GIS and geospatial mapping technologies.
o Capable of quickly learning ESRI’s ArcGIS software suite.
o Basic understanding of remote sensing principles to include elevation datasets.
• Thorough knowledge and experience with Google Suite and Microsoft Office is desirable.
• Students will be exposed to a wide range of USGS’s geospatial data, products, services, databases, and tools. Work activities include participating in a collaborative team environment performing technical review and/or processing of high-resolution datasets to include lidar and IfSAR.
o Use ESRI ArcMap, LP360, Global Mapper, and Workflow Manager in a production environment.
o Review, evaluate, and verify accuracy and overall quality of high-resolution datasets-- modify and correct data as necessary.
o Create standard elevation products and make the products available to the public.
o Communicate effectively with other members of the team.
o Perform procedures in allotted time to ensure data are available to the public within expected timeframe. Unit Supervisors will assist students with the expected timeframe.
• Students will receive extensive training by the Elevation Team and be required to complete all processes according to Standard Operating Procedures that include checking project deliverables, visual inspection of raster images and point-clouds, and calculating vertical accuracies, editing lidar data, creating products and making the products available to the public through The National Map.
Pay is commensurate with the level of education, experience, location (Rolla, MO or Denver, CO), and the level required by the position ($15.50 - $23.19/hr).
Please submit your resume and/or any questions relating to the position to Ally Johnson at by Monday, January 7, 2019.

Garden Club of America undergrad/grad fellowship

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 LANL-Cultural Application of Spatial Data Internship

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