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Employer: Midco
Location: Sioux Falls, SD 57107
Employment Type: Seasonal

Midco is seeking innovative ideas, can-do attitudes and inclusive mindsets for its 2018 Summer Internship Program. From strategizing a project from inception to execution, to presenting outcomes to senior leaders, the Midco Internship Program equips workers with the skills needed to succeed in the workplace. 

Midco’s team of 1,500 strong is driven to be the best communications company in the country. We’re also dedicated to making our communities better places to live, work and play. Not sure what your future job may be? Midco offers real-life experience, mentoring, job shadowing, career workshops, and so much more! 

We are searching for a GIS Intern who has a passion cartography and web mapping! Landing an internship with Midco is one of the best ways to get your foot in the door and drastically improves your chances at securing a full time job after graduation.  

Ready to intern at Midco? We thought so. Here are a few more reasons why Midco is one of the best places to intern: 

Paid positions 
Free and discounted Midco services 
Interact with 24 other fun, enthusiastic interns in a diverse work environment 

Positions start on June 5, 2018 and typically last 10 – 12 weeks. 

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Provide practical experience using GIS on an enterprise level. Work assignments may include GPS field data collection, data editing and enhancement, creating high quality thematic maps, and building ArcGIS Server web-mapping applications, as well as utilizing other software and extensions as appropriate. 


Support new services and technologies using GIS based software applications (ESRI and ArcGIS). 
Edit, manipulate and maintain geographic data using custom and 3rd party software. 
Perform established operations for quality assurance. 
Collect and enter raw data into the GIS software. 
Maintain computer database records for data files and GIS layer information. 
Generate presentation quality maps using ESRI and ArcGIS in a fast paced communications environment. 
Integrate GIS to support advanced business services by providing detailed visual presentation maps. 
Provide weekly, monthly and annual reports as necessary 
Be ready, willing, and able to travel. 
Communicate effectively and professionally in all forms of communication with internal and external customers. 
Adhere to Midco privacy guidelines to ensure each customer’s privacy. 
Maintain regular attendance as required by your position. 


Function as an effective team member while supporting the efforts and concepts of other departments. 
Support the mission, vision, and values of Midco. 
Apply personal ethics, honesty, initiative, flexibility, responsibility and confidentiality in all areas of responsibility. 
Possess an enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated, and detail-oriented approach towards work and all work projects. 
Possess strong problem solving and decision making skills while using good judgment. 
Multi-task and change from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure. 
Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management. 
Identify opportunities for improvement while creating and implementing viable solutions 
Actively follow Midco policies and procedures. 
Perform other duties as assigned.H_Management reserves the right to assign or reassign functions and responsibilities to this job description at any time. 

High School Diploma or GED equivalent and enrollment in a college or university pursuing a degree in GIS or related field. 
Familiarity or working knowledge of ESRI and ArcGIS software solutions and applications. 
Knowledge of GPS or GPS/GIS data collection. 
Familiarity with GIS principles and methodologies. 
Familiarity with Google Earth Applications and features. 


The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or carry loads of up to 30 lbs. 
The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud. 
Employees may be required to work in excess of 40 hours per week and other than normal business hours, such as holidays, evenings and weekends as business demands. 

Midco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or any other characteristic protected by law.

High School Diploma or GED equivalent and enrollment in a college or university pursuing a degree in GIS or related field.
Familiarity or working knowledge of ESRI and ArcGIS software solutions and applications.
Knowledge of GPS or GPS/GIS data collection.
Familiarity with GIS principles and methodologies.
Familiarity with Google Earth Applications and features.

Contact Information

3901 N Louise Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57107

Other Information

Category(s): Construction, Information Technology, Telecommunications
Industry: Telecommunications
Experience Req.: No
Degree Req.: No
Closing Date: 3/10/2018
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