GIS Intern

Maxar Technologies Ltd Charlottesville , VA 22901

Posted 3 months ago

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Maxar Technologies is looking for GIS college students and recent graduates to join our Geospatial Analytics team supporting the Marine Corps as an intern in our 2020 Summer Internship Program. In this role, you will be responsible for providing our customers with advanced GIS analysis, modeling and satellite image interpretation. You will work embedded within a diverse team of geospatial experts supporting a variety of geospatial projects using state-of-the-art remote sensing and GIS technology. Additionally, you will support a multitude of geospatial requirements, to include identifying and implementing emergent geospatial technologies, leveraging and incorporating disparate data-sets to address customer requirements, support white paper development, etc.

Some of the tasks you'll be working on:

  • Open source data gathering and pre-processing.

  • Assist with delivery of ad-hoc data requests.

  • Assist with production tasks for global production (quality review of data-sets, processing).

  • Assist with development of R&D ideas.

  • Assist with ISO documentation and compliance.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Must be a rising Junior or higher pursuing a bachelor's degree in Geographic Information Science (GIS) or related field. Recent graduates are also welcome to apply.

Preferred Experience and

  • Experience with ESRI ArcGIS Desktop.

  • Experience with ArcGIS Pro.

  • Imagery Interpretation experience.

MAXAR Technologies offers a generous compensation package including a competitive salary; choice of medical plan; dental, life, and disability insurance; a 401(K) plan with competitive company match; paid holidays and paid time off.

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