Position:  Student Assistant

Supervisor:  Wade Bishop ([log in to unmask])

Rate of Pay:  $16/hour

Additional incentive: Student receives ESIP Winter Meeting registration, hotel, and transportation to present a poster in Washington, D.C.

Hours per week: Must be able to work 10 hours per week.


Duties: Harvesting Information Partnerships for Geospatial data Education and Outreach (HIPGEO) purpose is to create a potential partner directory to grow ESIP ( institutional membership. The student assistant will conduct this work prior to the ESIP 2016 Winter Meeting (Jan 6-8):


1.      Review existing membership

2.        Create and test search strategy in one state to locate entities with Earth science data

3.        Refine search strategy and complete for the U.S.

4.        Provide ESIP with directory

5.        Create poster for ESIP 2016 Winter Meeting


To apply for this position send a resume and cover letter email to:  [log in to unmask]

A review of applicants begins September 16th.


The conference is a great opportunity to network with earth science data information partners from many agencies.


Thank you,


Wade Bishop

Assistant Professor

1345 Circle Park Dr. Room 442

Communications Bldg.

Knoxville, TN 37996


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