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GIS Analyst - Summer 2024 Co-op/Intern

Definity
Full-time
On-site
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

GIS Analyst Co-op 

Work term: Summer (June 2024) 

Work term length: 4-month 

From classroom to co-op to career, every step of your journey has an impact on your future. That’s why it makes sense to choose a co-op placement with a company that offers truly rewarding work and real-life experience. At Definity®, your contributions, creativity, and energy will be put to good use, and you’ll get to be involved with initiatives that support our strategic goals and use your skills in a supportive team environment.  

 

If you’re looking for a company that takes care of its people — full time, part time, and co-ops alike — and has a track record of doing big things, get ready to love it here. 

 

What you’ll be doing: –

  • Creating GIS-Centric solutions to business problems 
  • Creating maps and other analytical products 
  • Writing SQL & Python Code to conduct GIS Analysis 
  • Create, develop, and implement non-existent systems and databases for geospatial data in various formats. 
  • Communicating GIS Analysis to key business stakeholders both in written and oral formats 
  • Responding to Ad-hoc requests from various business units 

 

What you bring: – 

  • Currently pursuing a university or College Degree in Geographic Analysis, Computer Science, Engineering or other related field. 
  • Passion to learn new technologies and skills. 
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills 
  • Experience using desktop GIS Software: CARTO, QGIS, ESRI Arcgis PRO, ESRI Arcmap, Mapinfo, etc 
  • Experience creating PowerPoint Decks and writing documentation. 
  • Knowledge of Python (Pandas, Geopandas, etc) 
  • Knowledge of SQL (Standard Query Language) 

 

We also take potential into consideration. If you don’t have this exact experience, but you know you have what it takes, be sure to give us more insight through your application and cover letter.  

 

Go ahead and expect a lot — you deserve it: –

Did you know?  

  • We care about our co-ops: Definity’s co-op students are considered the best pipeline of talent for our full-time, permanent positions. 
  • We care about students: Definity distributes $85,000 in scholarships to students across Canada each year. 
  • We care about our community: Definity donates more than $1 million every year to causes that drive true change in the neighbourhoods in which we live and work. 

 

What can Definity offer you?  

  • Meaningful work forwarding our purpose of building a better world by helping our clients and communities adapt and thrive in their hardest times of need.  
  • Culture of accountability, empowerment, and collaboration.  
  • Opportunities to support personal and professional growth through real-life experience and unique learning opportunities. Our Leadership Essentials program builds knowledge and skills to Team Leaders to Directors  
  • Opportunity to join our employee groups - focused on women's empowerment, LGBTQ+, anti-racism and cultural equity, and environmental activism   
  • Determined to create positive change for our environment, our people, and our communities, now and in the future. Check our ESG work!  

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