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  • 506407
  • Full-time
  • Internship


We are looking for results-oriented, driven individuals with a thirst for problem solving.

At Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) our vision is to be the number one state in the nation in balanced, leading-edge environmental protection; through technical and operational excellence; and radical simplicity for customers and staff. We are currently looking for employees who are committed to our Agency, passionate to excel in their career and engaged in our mission. Only this caliber of employee will be successful in driving our Agency towards accomplishing our vision.

GIS Intern

Information Technology Division


Job Location:

Address:  1110 W Washington Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85042

Posting Details:

Salary: $18.00 

Grade: 04

Closing Date:  Open until filled

This internship is available for remote work within Arizona (including virtual office arrangement)

Job Summary:

We are seeking a talented and engaged intern who wants to develop beyond the classroom. In this role, you will work closely with our GIS team to help analyze and improve the quality of datasets, focusing on permitted facility locations. You will improve the use of web GIS in the agency by helping to organize, update, and curate web GIS resources.

Final Project:
• Is to improve the quality of data resources within DEQ’s Agency.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

You will bring the following to the internship:
• The ability and skills to follow written instructions
• Knowledge of different software applications
• Ability to perform repetitive work independently under remote supervision
• Ability to create/update charts to track progress
• Ability to communicate issues/questions promptly
• Knowledge of data cleaning/SQL/GIS is a plus.

You will gain the following from this internship:
• Knowledge of ADEQ business functions, enterprise data management system, and data quality fundamentals.
• Insights and knowledge of GIS tools for sharing and visualizing geospatial data.

Selective Preference(s):

• Intern candidate must be in their Junior or Senior year of a BS/BA or working towards a Masters/PhD program.
• Selective preference will be given to students in Environmental Science, Geographic Information Systems or Data analytics
• Candidate must have a GPA of 3.0 or better.
• Candidate must have the right to work in the U.S. without requiring sponsorship.
• Candidate must be at least 18 years old.


No Benefits

Contact Us:

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting HPO@azdeq.gov.
Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.



All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.