Summer Intern

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/25/2024 3:27 PM)
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Interns will aid in the processing of remote sensing/GIS 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. The opportunity is meant to introduce them to geospatial production workflows, remote sensing technologies and tools, and provide on-the-job experience and professional skill building. 


Work Environment:  NV5 Portland, OR Office 

NV5 is a global technology solutions and consulting services company with a workforce of over 4,500 professionals in more than 100 offices worldwide.  NV5’s continued growth has been spurred through strategic investments in firms with unique capabilities to help current and future customers solve the world’s toughest problems.  The NV5 family brings together talent across a wide range of markets and fields, including Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors, Architects, Photogrammetrists, GIS Professionals, Software Developers, IT, Project Management Professionals, and more.


At NV5 Geospatial, We are a collaboration of intelligent, innovative thinkers who care for each other, our communities, and the environment.  We value both heart and head, the diversity of our people, and their experiences because that is how we continue to grow as a leader in our industry and expand our individual and collective potential.




  • Collaborate on a variety of remote sensing/GIS 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 
  • Maintain professionalism 
  • Other reasonable duties as assigned



  • Professional growth and mentorship 
  • Develop strong technical skills 
  • Exposure to leading-edge remote sensing/GIS technology and data processing techniques 
  • Introduction to innovation and process improvement methodologies 
  • Develop goals and objectives and complete a capstone project. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Good communication skills and professionalism 
  • Maintains productivity while performing repetitive tasks 
  • Capacity to work well in a collaborative environment, and show flexibility with assignments 
  • Show an interest in remote sensing and geospatial fields 
  • Desire to learn new skills 
  • Ability to listen to and receive constructive criticism 
  • Capable of adhering to an established, consistent work schedule and arriving to work on time 


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Enrolled as a student, or a recent graduate of, an academic institution with at least one semester completed at the time of application.  
  • Pursuing, or recently awarded, a degree in remote sensing, geography, GIS, or a related field 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to think critically 
  • Experience in a 3D environment, CAD preferred (PLS-CADD, MicroStation, and AutoDesk) 
  • Fluency with spatial analysis software, such as ArcGIS 
  • Familiar with raster and vector data 
  • Aerial image interpretation  


Please include a letter of interest, resume and a list of professional references in one document.


NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.


NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not

limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.




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