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Geospatial Analyst Intern (Available September - December 2024)

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24d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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  • You must be a curious, innovative student with technical expertise in GIS, experience with programming, data management, and interest in spatial analysis. Strong communication, problem-solving, and time management skills are key.
  • You will manage spatial data, develop code for automation, create data visualizations, work on user interface development, and explore emerging technologies like AI and VR in the Engineering domain.

Off-cycle Internship



  • We are looking for a GIS Analyst Intern to join the Digital Advisory, Software Development, Data & Geospatial team in our Toronto office. At Arup, your internship will provide you with a unique opportunity to be part of an unrivalled community of experts, where everyone is supported in their career path and encouraged to work towards their professional goals.


  • We’re looking for current students who are curious and ready to evolve how you think and work. Our strength comes from how we respect, share, and connect our diverse experiences, perspectives, and ideas. At Arup, you belong to an extraordinary collective – in which we encourage individuality to thrive. If you can share your knowledge and ideas and encourage others to do the same; whilst having a desire to deliver excellent services for clients – we’d like to hear from you.
  • Qualifications:
  • Required:
  • Student studying in areas such as GIS/Spatial Analysis, Computer Science, Software Development and Information Technology or similar fields.
  • Technical expertise in using GIS.
  • Solid understanding of data management.
  • Interest in using GIS for programming, software development and visualization.
  • Analytical capabilities, including use of ArcMap/ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS packages such as Network, Spatial and/or 3D Analyst.
  • Authoring code for the automation of processes and workflows, particularly with knowledge of Python libraries such as arcpy.
  • Ability to define and create database schemas and relationships, with specific experience utilizing ESRI ArcSDE.
  • Interest in the development and implementation of web GIS software utilizing ArcGIS Enterprise and Portal.
  • Documenting workflows, creating standardized process documentation, and writing data processes.
  • Interest in engineering standards and practices.
  • Candidate must be eligible to work in Canada without the need for employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future.
  • Preferred:
  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA.
  • Experience with FME Desktop and/or server for similar automation.
  • Understanding of spatial data types and structures, including an interest in spatial data collection in engineering.
  • Digital aptitude for learning new data and automation software packages such as PowerBI and Power Automate.
  • Innovative problem solver, ability to think 'outside the box'.
  • Ability to communicate ideas and solutions, with a positive and forward-thinking approach.
  • Enjoys working as part of a friendly and supportive team.
  • Ability to handle a diverse workload and good time management skillset.
  • Curiosity, personal drive, and technical know-how.
  • Desire to deliver excellent services for clients.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Data management, database schema definition and management, data visualizations.
  • User interface development, development of code/programs to automate workflows.
  • Understanding of spatial data structures (including 3D).
  • Development of web platforms, requirement gathering and process mapping.
  • Possible exposure to emerging technologies (i.e., AI, ML, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality) and their applicability to the Engineering domain in tandem with Geospatial technology.


Work type

Full time

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