Geographic Information Systems

Voice: 570-387-4930
P.O. Box 380
Bloomsburg, PA 17815



Looking for a challenging opportunity to gain practial experience and enhance your GIS knowledge base?

GIS internship opportunities are offered on an ongoing basis, with one intern accepted per semester, including summer sessions. Internships are unpaid and can be used for school credit. Interns are supervised and mentored by Columbia County GIS staff and spend the majority of their time working in the GIS Department located at 26 W First St, Bloomsburg, PA 17815.

Examples of Responsilibities (but not limited to):
  • Create custom maps using ArcGIS ArcMap/Pro
  • Create/Edit file and Enterprise Geodatabases
  • Assist staff with current GIS projects

Topics discussed during internship:
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Basic and Advanced editing
  • Basic and advanced feature editing
  • File and enterprise geodatabase use and management
  • Multi-user editing (versioning)
  • Geoprocessing and workflow automation
  • Cartography
  • Enterprise GIS solutions

The County of Columbia is current accepting resumes and cover letters until April 20, 2018 for the 2018 Fall semester.

If you have interest in a challenging 12-week internship with the GIS team, please send your materials to for consideration.