Azavea Summer of Maps

A 12-week fellowship where geospatial data analysis students work alongside experienced mentors to complete projects for nonprofit organizations.

About the program

How it works

We match nonprofit organizations that have geospatial analysis needs with students pursuing careers in geospatial data analytics to complete projects over a three-month period during the summer.

Important dates

  • December 4, 2017: Organization application opens
  • January 28, 2018: Organization application closes
  • February 16, 2018: Student application opens
  • March 11, 2018: Student application closes
  • April 2018: Fellows and Organizations announced
  • June 2018: Fellowship begins
  • August 2018: Fellowship ends, projects delivered to nonprofits
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Program participants

Joining fellows with nonprofits

This fellowship program joins fellows with nonprofit organizations to complete high impact projects.

Fellows

Work as a project manager and geospatial data analyst. Write a scope of work, communicate directly with the client, and apply advanced geospatial data analysis skills to nonprofit projects.

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Nonprofit Organizations

Receive a Geospatial Data Analysis Services Grant. Work with a fellow as they complete your geospatial analysis and geographic visualization project that aids in decision-making, has a positive community impact, and improves programming or fundraising.

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Mentors

Meet the mentors

Experienced Azavea data analytics professionals support fellows throughout the summer, offering one-on-one mentoring of professional and technical skills.

Simon Kassel
Simon Kassel
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Esther Needham
Esther Needham
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Daniel McGlone
Daniel McGlone
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Summer 2018

Applications for the Summer 2018 session of the Azavea Summer of Maps fellowship program are now closed. Fellows and nonprofit projects will be announced soon.

Thank you!

Applications are now closed and the fellowship will begin shortly.