Historical Imagery Acquisition Project
at ORAU/ORISE DoD Programs

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

Opportunity Description

The application for this opportunity is now available on Zintellect, a custom-designed application system for all ORISE opportunities. To be considered for this opportunity, please apply at https://www.zintellect.com. To search and apply for other internships, experiential learning opportunities, academic fellowships and scholarships, please visit www.zintellect.com/. Historical Imagery Acquisition Project One ORISE research opportunity is available with the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA). This opportunity would be located in Arlington, VA. DPAA is seeking candidates with a graduate level degree in Geographic Information Systems or related field. Remote sensing/GIS background strongly preferred. U.S. Citizenship is required. This opportunity is a twelve month research appointment with the opportunity to be renewed additional appointment terms. The opportunity includes, but is not limited to, the following: Conduct a comprehensive assessment of historical imagery holdings at NARA that will support Indo-Pacific casualty accounting. Research, acquire and digitize historical aerial imagery overlays from the National Archives. Create a geo-database of archival imagery holdings for use by DPAA researchers. Acquire and digitize historical imagery and maps for Indo-Pacific areas of focus. Research will extend the participant's understanding of how the United States Government conducted reconnaissance during past conflicts both through aerial and remote sensing methods. Provides in-depth knowledge of how the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) indexes and stores imagery and mapping data collected during both wartime and peace. Offers introduction into archival partners around the world as well as United States historical holdings of foreign aerial photography. Click here for more information

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Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) administers Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) research participation programs for civilians such as:

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Program that allow senior scientists, faculty; high school, bachelor’s, masters’ and doctoral students, and recent graduates to enhance their science education experience in projects and activities at our Department of Defense (DOD) and other Government and Private Industry customers’ laboratories and research facilities worldwide.

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Research Associateship Program (RAP) allow Postdoctoral Fellows, Journeyman Fellows (undergraduate and graduates students and recent graduates), Senior Researchers, and Summer Faculty engage in research initiatives of their own choice, that are compatible with the interests of the government and will potentially contribute to the general effort of the ARL. Scientists and engineers at ARL help shape and execute the Army's program for meeting the challenge of developing technologies that will support Army forces in meeting future operational needs.

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