Geographic Information System (GIS) Intern


Organization : Village of Westchester
Job Category : Engineering and Technology
Job Type : Internship
State/Province : IL
City : Westchester
Salary and Benefits : $15.00 to 20.00 per hour

The Village of Westchester is seeking self-motivated individuals with positive work ethics to fill the GIS Internship position in the Public Works Department. This position will work 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday for a 10-week period during the summer months.


The person in this position works under the general direction of the Director of Public Works and will assist in building out the Public Works GIS Database.  As an Intern, you will be utilizing ESRI ArcGIS to create and maintain digital data layers. Tasks include, but are not limited to, updating the spatial locations of built infrastructure, maintaining data information through related tables, extracting data from various sources, and database management; and any other related tasks as assigned.

Position Requirements

The successful candidate will be enrolled in a general Engineering, Urban Planning, Geography or a similar program, and have an interest in pursuing a career in a related field. The candidate must have a valid driver’s license, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and strong customer service skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, AutoCAD and ESRI products such as ArcGIS Desktop 10x, ArcGIS Online and Collector are preferred. Position requires working outdoors and extensive walking.

Hourly Wage

Starting wage is $15.00 to $20.00 per hour, DOQ


Candidates should be prepared to undergo a background investigation and driver’s license records check. Interested candidates must complete an employment application, which may be downloaded from the Village’s website at Applications should be submitted with a cover letter and resume to

The position will remain open until filled. Questions should be directed to the Director of Public Works, (708) 345-0041.

The Village of Westchester is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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