2017 Summer GeoIntern

Location: St. Louis, MO

Type: Internship

Min. Experience: Student (College)

Boundless is seeking a highly motivated GIS intern to assist our Desktop and Connect teams foster a global community of open source software users. You’ll work with a team of geography enthusiasts, software engineers, and marketing professionals in our St. Louis office. We’ll look to you as a geo jack of all trades that’s excited to jump into new projects and responsibilities on the fly!

This is a three-month full-time paid internship with one week vacation.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work with a multi-disciplinary team of Boundless analysts and engineers to test and maintain new product developments
  • Research and answer community questions on Boundless Connect
  • Develop and research a geographic passion project to share with the MapTimeSTL  Meetup
  • Stay informed about new development in the open source and geographic analysis fields
  • Assist in day-to-day office responsibilities and help plan company meetings

 

About You:

  • Student or recent graduate studying Geography, GIS, Environmental Science, Remote Sensing, Cartography, or Computer Science
  • Experience with geographic information systems
  • Knowledge of general principles of Cartography and ability to produce quality maps.
  • Basic quantitative analysis skills and experience using Excel
  • Self-motivated problem solver capable of working as part of a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Experience with open source software isn’t necessary, but definitely a plus!


 

Boundless Offers:

We offer flexible scheduling, paid internship, with equipment provided by Boundless. We invest in the best people and treat them right. We offer competitive pay and lots of snacks. Most importantly, we offer a challenge: to build software that will help change the status quo.

Boundless is a small but growing organization focused on bringing the best enterprise open source geospatial software to organizations and governments around the world. Our team is distributed from Austria to Argentina, with higher concentrations in New Orleans, LA, St. Louis, MO, Arlington, VA, and Victoria, BC.

 

About Us:

Boundless is a high-growth software company that gives customers powerful Spatial IT software to free enterprises from proprietary alternatives. Founded as a not-for-profit in 2002, Boundless develops and supports open-source software for managing spatial data and building maps and applications. Following impressive global adoption of OpenGeo Suite, the company received venture capital financing from Vanedge Capital and In-Q-Tel and was spun out as an independent corporation in April 2013.

The geospatial industry has +$270B in annual revenue, and Boundless is aggressively launching new products and solutions to disrupt incumbent proprietary players. The expert developers at Boundless enjoy a fun and flexible work environment and exceptional benefits while building Spatial IT solutions for some of the largest corporations and government organizations. Our customers already include major energy, telecommunications, utilities, defense and civilian agencies worldwide.

 

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