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Organization: Quantum Spatial
Title: Summer GIS Intern
Location: Portland, OR
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-05-09

Position Description:


Technical interns are involved in the day-to-day operations of data production and are embedded within a production team at Quantum Spatial’s Portland office. Interns will aid in the processing of remote sensing data and general operational efforts to support projects and team functionality.  This individual will learn to produce accurate and precise data products in a consistent and timely manner, and should have a strong interest in the geospatial field. 


  • Collaborate on large variety of remote sensing projects

  • Maintain precision and accuracy in high volume workflows

  • Manipulate data with great attention to detail and efficiency

  • Work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment and maintain professionalism

  • Other reasonable duties as assigned

  • Opportunities

  • Exposure to leading-edge technology and data processing techniques

  • Develop strong technical skills

  • Professional growth and mentorship

  • Introduction to innovation and process improvement methodology

  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Good communication skills and professionalism

  • Maintains productivity while performing repetitive tasks

  • Desire to learn new skills

  • Abilities to listen to and provide constructive criticism

  • Capacity to work well in a collaborative environment, and show flexibility with assignments

  • Show an interest in remote sensing and geospatial fields

  • Capable of adhering to an established, consistent work schedule and arriving to work on time

  • Minimum Qualifications

  • Enrolled as a student in an academic institution with at least one semester completed at the time of application and pursing a degree in remote sensing, geography, engineering, or a related field

  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluency with spatial analysis software, such as ArcGIS

  • Experience in a 3D environment, CAD preferred (PLS-CADD, MicroStation, and AutoDesk)

  • Photogrammetry knowledge

  • Familiar with raster and vector data

  • Ability to think critically

  • Term
    Summer internship: June – September 2017.  All job offers with Quantum Spatial are contingent upon passing a background check and drug screening.

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    How to Apply 
    Please upload a letter of interest, and resume with professional references in one (1) PDF via online application process.
    No phone calls, please.  Incomplete applications and auto-reply submissions will not be considered.

    It is the policy of Quantum Spatial to provide equal opportunity for all qualified persons and not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.