GIS Intern
San Francisco, CA 
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Description

The GIS Intern position is responsible for performing basic GIS mapping and analysis in addition to data acquisition, review, and editing to support our client projects and software. The ideal candidate is a critical thinker who possesses strong communication and organizational skills, has a solid understanding of vector and raster GIS, and is interested in pursuing a career in GIS. This position also requires strong technical skills to pair with creative problem solving skills to assist on a wide variety of projects.

Who We Are

Independent for over 70 years, Milliman delivers market-leading services and solutions to clients worldwide. Today, we are helping companies take on some of the world's most critical and complex issues, including retirement funding and healthcare financing, risk management and regulatory compliance, data analytics and business transformation.

Through a team of professionals ranging from actuaries to clinicians, technology specialists to plan administrators, we offer unparalleled expertise in employee benefits, investment consulting, healthcare, life insurance and financial services, and property and casualty insurance.

The Team

Our practice focuses on applying advanced actuarial techniques and geospatial technology to develop innovative insurance products for traditional & start-up insurers, as well as the associated state regulatory rate filing support. We are thought leaders in climate change, artificial intelligence, telematics, and other leading-edge research. We work on some of today's most important insurance problems, including modernizing flood insurance and addressing the wildfire crisis in California. We also do traditional actuarial work such as ratemaking, reserving, predictive modeling & competitive analysis, plus a variety of special projects.

The Role

On a typical assignment, the GIS Intern would be responsible for:

  • Acquisition, review, and processing of third-party GIS data
  • Creating map exhibits for client deliverables
  • Creating interactive maps to support internal decision making
  • Assisting with the creation of custom raster and vector geospatial datasets across multiple platforms, such as ArcGIS, PostgreSQL, and Microsoft SQL
  • Preparing and appending geographic variables to large location level datasets
  • Checking team member work for technical accuracy

The nature of the projects may vary widely throughout the internship.

Qualifications

Required:

  • A college degree (or active pursuit of college degree)
  • Course work or previous working experience with GIS
  • Technically proficient with ArcPro / ArcPy
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government issued security clearance

Desired:

  • Proficient with Python (outside of ArcPy)
  • Proficient with SQL queries
  • Proficient with Excel
  • Service oriented
  • Good with detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Located in the San Francisco Bay Area
Office

Milliman is a firm of consultants & actuaries serving the full spectrum of business, governmental & financial organizations. This position is located in Milliman's San Francisco office. The office is currently closed due to COVID and will be remote until the office reopens.The San Francisco, CA office houses one of the largest casualty actuarial consulting practices on the West Coast. Our San Francisco office is located in the Financial District, an easy walk from BART & most commuter bus lines.

Compensation:

The base salary for the position may vary with the candidate's qualifications and experience.

Milliman is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Milliman is fully committed to the maximum utilization of all human resources and the goals of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action. We recruit, hire, train, promote, and consider qualified applicants for employment, in all job titles without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, familial status, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as an individual with a disability, or veteran status, including qualified disabled veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, recently separated veterans, and active duty wartime or campaign badge veterans; and shall not discriminate against any individual, or any other characteristic protected by law. Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.



Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Milliman is an equal opportunity employer

Our company, with the full support of our Chief Executive Officer, is fully committed to the maximum utilization of all human resources and the goals of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action. We recruit, hire, train, and promote, and consider qualified applicants for employment, in all job titles without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, familial status, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as an individual with a disability, or veteran status, including qualified disabled veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, recently separated veterans, and active duty wartime or campaign badge veterans; and shall not discriminate against any individual, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Reasonable Accommodation Notice

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

 

Position Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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