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Digital Photography Collections Intern
Technology, Data ＆ Innovation with NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)
$17 per hour
Last updated on Mar 14, 2023
The NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) enriches the environment and protects public health for all New Yorkers by providing 1.1 billion gallons of high-quality drinking water, managing wastewater and stormwater, and reducing air, noise, and hazardous materials pollution. DEP is the largest combined municipal water and wastewater utility in the country, with nearly 6,000 employees. DEP’s water supply system is comprised of 19 reservoirs and 3 controlled lakes throughout the system’s 2,000 square mile watershed that extends 125 miles north and west of the City.
DEP’s Bureau of Business Information Technology (BIT) is responsible for providing quality business, technical and IT system support to our users. This commitment is realized through collaboration, strong relationships, and a unified vision with our partners at DEP in order to provide quality technological solutions to our business needs. Providing these services allows us to ensure that DEP continues its tradition of delivering excellent service to the residents of New York City.
The selected candidate will work with the Records and Archives Management team to describe and make accessible digital photography documenting projects and activities of the DEP. Tasks include research to identify image content, metadata creation, and quality control. Other responsibilities may include developing reference resources, conducting research in support of user requests, and creating social media content. The ideal candidate for this position is familiar with New York City and State geography and infrastructure, has excellent writing skills, and can describe images quickly and accurately.
Candidates must be currently enrolled in a graduate degree program in an accredited college, university or law school.