Jobs & Internships


Summer Associate- GIS

EDP North America

The Summer Associate will have an opportunity to support the development and implementation of GIS infrastructure for EDPR’s offshore wind business development activities including but not limited to creating automated and standardized processes to generate project maps, exhibits, and documentation for the different phases of the project, develop web-based applications for internal and external use, as well as support software integration and implementation processes. This is a 10-week full-time and paid internship that will start as soon as possible. Internship maybe extended based on project and candidate availability

Main accountabilities:

  • Support creation, development, management and maintenance of GIS spatial databases
  • Conduct and/or support site finding and construction feasibility exercises using spatial analysis techniques, including the assessment of possible constraints and opportunities to determine the adequacy of potential sites.
  • Standardize and create templates and exhibits for GIS deliverables
  • Preparation of high-quality drawings, maps (including using large-format plotters), diagrams and 3-D images for inclusion in engineering reports, permit applications and presentation to external stakeholders.
  • Provide on-going support for GIS programs and functions requiring programming and analysis.
  • Troubleshoot problems associated with existing GIS applications, tools and data.
  • Provide training for members of the project team on the use of GIS tools.

Other Accountabilities

  • Garner hands-on experience through relevant projects and assignments
  • Bring a creative and optimistic attitude to the world of renewable energy
  • Participate in Summer Intern events and volunteerism
  • Learn about the U.S. energy industry and apply knowledge to various projects
  • Additional duties may be required

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from four-year college in GIS, Surveying, Engineering, Geography, Information Systems or related degree
  • Experience with ESRI Software suite including ArcGIS Online
  • Must be proficient with MS Office Suite, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • 0-2 years of relevant experience

Behavioral requirements:

  • Strong analytical, quantitative, and interpersonal skills
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced and collaborative working environment
  • Possess excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to be self-motivated
  • Strong problem-solving ability

Physical demands & working conditions:

  • Sitting/Standing/Flexibility: Ability to stand and sit for 8 or more hours when in an office environment
  • Speech/Reading: Ability to speak, read, and write English proficiently and deliver a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form
  • Lifting: Ability to lift items weighing up to 10 pounds
  • Vision/Hearing: Ability to understand a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form
  • Safety: Ability to understand and communicate safety precautions when necessary

Travel Required


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)