United Nations Cartographic Sections Seeks GIS Intern

unThe United Nations Cartographic Section belongs to the Department of Field Support (DFS) within the UN Secretariat and is located in UNHQ in New York.  Its main task is to provide geographic and cartographic support to the UN Secretariat as well as to the different Peacekeeping Missions throughout the world. For the time period of 2-4 month, starting in November 2009 we are looking for a GIS Intern to support the Cartographic Section’s GIS activities with special regards to international boundaries and geo-database development.


  • Support of geo-database management
  • Data quality control and assurance
  • Research on international boundaries
  • Support of GIS application development


  • Student in Geography, Cartography, Geo-Informatics or similar
  • Very good knowledge of GIS (e.g. ArcGIS)
  • Good knowledge of remote sensing
  • Very good command of English

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