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GIS/Science Intern

Land IQ, LLC is seeking a GIS/Science Intern in its Sacramento, California office for a minimum of a 3-month internship. This position is expected to be full time (40 hours per week).

The successful Intern candidate will be responsible for working with our growing geospatial and land-based sciences team comprised of remote sensing/GIS experts and a range of agronomic, environmental, and science disciplines. Applicants must have strong analytical reasoning skills including some basic exposure to GIS and an environmental, geographical, or agricultural science discipline. Land IQ will work collaboratively with this individual to train them on needed work elements.

This is an environmental consulting position requiring the ability to develop analysis approaches/methodology and work within a team to optimize methods. The applicant must have strong communication skills, readily work in a team environment, and use efficient work approaches. The position will be highly centered on GIS work products, efficient data management, and some spatial interpretation of image resources. Some occasional multi-day travel within the state of California will be required. 

Office Locations:            Sacramento, CA

Hiring Timeframe:         May 2024 and August 2024

Employment Type:        Full Time. 

Pay Range:                          $22 per hour

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work in a team environment on a wide range of projects, supporting our team of scientists, remote sensing analysts, and GIS analysts
  • Organized and methodical with communication and work documentation
  • Basic understanding of geospatial challenges and analysis
  • Knowledge of land-based systems.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, responsive, collaborative, and the ability to take direction
  • Valid CA driver’s license
  • Ability to travel and remain away from home for up to 1 week on occasion

Required Qualifications:

Education: Near completion of BS/MS degree in a land-based science discipline or GIS focus area

Experience: 0-2 years

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with ESRI products/ArcGIS
  • Experience with large scale data management
  • Exposure to native and/or agricultural land-based sciences
  • Experience in GIS data editing, GIS map production, spatial database management, and basic spatial analysis/reporting

Professional Approach:

Positive/enthusiastic attitude, passionate about professional pursuits, strong organizational, communication and writing skills, personable, ability and desire to learn, and attention to detail, strong moral and ethical personal standards. Enthusiastic about guiding and mentoring team members to reach team and organizational goals. Team player.