Geographic Information Systems Intern – US-based Remote

Tetra Tech

About the organization

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 550 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees — 27,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer: Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities/Veterans Employer.


* Provide expertise on spatial data collection and management, map creation, web mapping, spatial analysis, data visualization and remote sensing;
* Monitor trends and test tools in the geospatial marketplace for customization and adoption;
* Contribute to new business efforts to incorporate technological solutions and innovative approaches into new business products;
* Assist with the development of trainings on geospatial aspects of technology and innovation for Home Office and Field Office staff;
* Contribute to developing platforms, standard operating procedures (SOPs), and guidance related to data governance and acceptable data management and use; and
* Perform other relevant duties as identified by DAT.


* Bachelor’s degree in GIS, remote sensing, geography, or another related field required; master’s degree in progress preferred;
* Minimum of 1 year experience in GIS consulting and/or implementation with international field experience preferred;
* High proficiency in the ESRI suite (ArcGIS Desktop, Pro, Online) required;
* Proficiency using programming languages and associated GIS packages such as R (gglplot2) or Python (ArcPy) preferred;
* Proficiency in QGIS or alternate open-source GIS is preferred such as Google Earth Engine;
* Experience using mobile data collection applications for mapping purposes;
* Experience in web cartography across multiple web mapping platforms, and experience with other non-spatial database systems;
* Experience with data visualization software (i.e. Power BI or Tableau) preferred;
* Knowledge of international development projects, particularly USAID-funded initiatives preferred;
* Very strong time management, multitasking, and organizational skills;
* Strong relational skills, energy, and a passionate collaborator;
* Ability to remain poised and focused in a fast-paced environment; and
* Must have current U.S. work authorization and the ability to work without employer sponsorship at time of application.



Application instructions

To be considered, please submit the following:
* Cover Letter
* CV

Please indicate where you saw Tetra Tech’s IDS ad posted.

Please ensure that your Cover Letter and CV/Resume are uploaded and submit only the requested documentation as part of your application. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

At Tetra Tech, health and safety play a vital role in our success. Tetra Tech’s employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by local, state, and federal authorities.

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