Technology GIS Summer Associate (Intern)

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Company Description

Apex Clean Energy was founded with a singular focus: to accelerate the shift to clean energy. Through origination, construction, and operation of utility-scale wind, solar, and storage facilities, distributed energy resources, and green fuel technologies, Apex is expanding the renewable frontier across North America. Our mission-driven team of almost 400 professionals uses a data-focused approach and an unrivaled portfolio of projects to create solutions for the world’s most innovative and forward-thinking customers. For more information about how Apex is building the energy company of the future, visit

Apex strives to excel in every phase of project realization, from origination and financing to construction and asset management. Our mission-driven team seeks determined, resolute individuals who strive to innovate and go above the call of duty, and who will relentlessly do their part to help accelerate the shift to America’s clean energy future.

Job Description

Apex is seeking an intern to work with our geographic information systems (GIS) team on producing analysis and maps to support the development and construction of energy projects. The summer associate will work with presenting spatial data as supervised by analyst or manager, attend meetings to build an understanding of spatial data demand and significance to project due diligence, and assist analysts in data mining, digitization, and quality control.

  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s or a graduate degree in Geography, Natural Resources, Planning, Engineering, Business Administration, or a related technical discipline from an accredited university of college.
  • Experience in ESRI suite of applications
  • Prior experience and/or strong desire to learn automating GIS workflow in Python
  • Strong communication skills in both verbal and written form are required
  • Previous Wind Energy or Solar Energy experience is a plus
  • All employees hired after August 1, 2021 are required to submit proof of a COVID-19 vaccination on or before their start date unless a reasonable accommodation is requested and approved.

Additional Information
  • The summer associate program will run from June 5 through August 11 but we can be flexible with the start and end dates
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Type: Non-Exempt
  • Paid Internship: Undergrad $15/Hour; Grad $25/Hour
  • Office Location: Our Charlottesville, VA headquarters

Apex Clean Energy, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.