This internship is about error-checking and correcting a large amount of location data of hundreds of countries. The data pertains to places of interest and geographic data in these countries. Extensive use of excel sheets and google maps is required and the ideal candidate will be comfortable with both. Also, the data is mostly geographic and location data, so a passion for traveling and geography will help! This role will be suitable for people who are explorers at heart and want to create a tool to help other travelers. Disciplined, speed with accuracy, detail-oriented are some attributes to define the ideal candidate. So far we have created maps for over 100 countries and we need to refine and make these maps better.
Selected candidate’s day-to-day responsibilities include:
1. Creating a database on MS-Excel from books and researching on the internet
2. Identifying accurately places on Google maps list of places
3. Verifying that the identified location is correct using logic, locating techniques and satellite view
4. Adding these places on maps and assigning the correct category and icon
English proficiency (written) and MS-Excel is a must, and the candidate must be proficient in using computers. They must have a great sense of direction. This is a full time office based role (Monday-Saturday 9:30 AM- 6:30 PM). Interested candidates may contact us through our contact form.