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(Two Opportunities for M.E.C.C. and UVa-Wise Students)

The Wise County/Norton City Clerk of Circuit Court was awarded a $66,500 grant to advance the Crime Mapping Program in cooperation with local law enforcement agencies. College students majoring in criminal justice at either Mountain Empire Community College or The University of Virginia's College at Wise are eligible to apply for research assistant stipends for multi-semester participation in the program. Crime Mapping Research Assistants must gain enrollment in Geographic Information Science (GIS) web-based courses at MECC and apply their graded skills in a criminal justice application locally. Contact Clerk of Court Jack Kennedy for a student research assistant application.

The NASA-funded DEVELOP Scholars Program is now accepting applications for a multi-semester college research assistants for the purpose of applying skills in advanced applied science, mathematics, and computer science projects. Successful applicants will be required to take Geographic Information Science courses through Mountain Empire Community College as well as advanced research courses through The University of Virginia's College at Wise for graded credit. A project underway my be viewed at http://www.LunarGIS.com LunarGIS will continue in 2006. Contact Clerk of Court Jack Kennedy for a student research assistant application. The successly GIS certified research assistants may be recommended to NASA for summer internships.

(Ongoing Opportunities Available)

Student Intern Positions for G.I.S. Development

The Circuit Court Clerk's Office accepts University of Virginia's College at Wise and Mountain Empire Community College student interns to work on the Wise County Geographic Information System data development.  

College credit may be obtained for working on a research demonstration project relating to Geographical Information System (GIS) applications through either UVa's College at Wise or MECC.  Students should contact Circuit Court Clerk Jack Kennedy directly about the program.

The Circuit Court Clerk's Office is partnering with NASA's Langley Research Center's Digital Earth Virtual Environment and Learning Outreach Project (DEVELOP) in 2001 and 2002.  The goal is to expand the GIS into 3-D visualization and remote sensing studies of Wise County by Wise County students.

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