Student Assistantship - 2024 - User Conference


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Overview


What's cool about volunteering as an Esri User Conference student assistant? Well first, you get a behind-the-scenes look at the many different components that make up the UC. Second, during your time off you can attend sessions and social events, learn about the growing diversity of Esri's products and the latest GIS trends, and explore beautiful San Diego!

Responsibilities


Students help Esri staff with attendee registration, technical session monitoring, conference logistics, and the Esri Store.

What's in it for you?

  • Full registration to the conference
  • Hotel accommodations
  • Per diem allowance for meals (you only pay for your travel and personal expenses)
  • The latest updates in GIS technology
  • A chance to surround yourself with like-minded GIS users/professionals
  • Professional connections that may potentially lead to career opportunities in GIS

Requirements


Student assistantships are open to graduate students and fourth-year undergraduate students who are also

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Familiar with GIS software and geospatial applications
  • Available to arrive in San Diego Friday, July 12, 2024 and work through Friday, July 19, 2024

How do you apply?

To be considered, your application must include:

  • A cover letter detailing your academic interest in GIS and what you hope to gain from this experience
  • A phone number and e-mail address where you can be contacted through July 2024. Please be sure this information is on your résumé
  • One letter of reference, preferably from a professor. You may submit it with your application; however, we suggest having it e-mailed directly to ucstudents@esri.com

Applications must be submitted by April 5, 2024
Selected students will be notified by April 26, 2024

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About Esri


At Esri, diversity is more than just a word on a map. When employees of different experiences, perspectives, backgrounds, and cultures come together, we are more innovative and ultimately a better place to work. We believe in having a diverse workforce that is unified under our mission of creating positive global change. We understand that diversity, equity, and inclusion is not a destination but an ongoing process. We are committed to the continuation of learning, growing, and changing our workplace so every employee can contribute to their life’s best work. Our commitment to these principles extends to the global communities we serve by creating positive change with GIS technology. For more information on Esri’s Racial Equity and Social Justice initiatives, please visit our website here.

If you don’t meet all of the preferred qualifications for this position, we encourage you to still apply!

Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email askcareers@esri.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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