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Paid Geospatial Internship

Travelers Insurance

Geospatial Intern, within the Business Intelligence & Geospatial Development Program @ Travelers Insurance

The Travelers BIG Internship Program provides qualified students an excellent opportunity to gain first-hand business experience, receive valuable on-the-job training, and take a 10 week journey to discover if one of the many opportunities in the Insurance industry – including the growing field of Business Intelligence – is right for you.

Looking for robust experience in cutting-edge mapping and analytics projects in the field of Geospatial? We are looking to fill our Geospatial intern class for the Summer of 2019. The successful candidate will assist on an innovative geospatial collaborative Property & Casualty insurance initiative. Candidates should have proficiency with basic GIS concepts for data downloading, review, and compiling, metadata creation and editing, as well as spatial analysis to generate new data sets.

How can students interface with Geospatial at Travelers?

This position will provide exposure to a wide variety of GIS datasets, offering a unique experience to work hands on with experienced analytical team members to see the GIS data put into action. In addition to some great work experiences, the Business Intelligence & Geospatial program office will:

  • assign a Mentor,
  • assign a Peer Advisor,
  • provide skills development with our intern focused summer training curriculum
  • host networking events: Executive Speaker Series, Emerging Trends Series, Intern Symposium, etc.

Minimum qualifications

Coursework from an accredited college or university with major focus in:
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Computer Science,
Information Systems
Candidates will have 1- 2 years of experience with GIS principles and practices in a college setting
Experience with the ESRI ArcGIS suite of software products (Pro experience preferred)
Knowledge of basic geography principles is preferred.
Good analytical and profiling skills, some basic statistical knowledge.
Hands on experience with text files, Excel sheets, Databases
Good written and communication skills.
Legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for future sponsorship.
This 10-12 week position is expected to begin on June 2019.

Opportunities are available in both Hartford, Conn. and St. Paul, Minn.

Proficiency in GIS mapping software and platforms required; proficiency in Python and SQL or other programming languages strongly preferred
Background in Geography/GIS
Experience with database management
Strong research capabilities
High familiarity with acquiring, cleaning, and modifying geospatial data
Interested in web mapping applications, design, and software development
HTML, CSS, JavaScript or knowledge is a plus
Excellent organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
Creative and flexible; comfortable working on a small team with limited supervision
Fast learner; willingness to take on projects outside the scope of work
Enthusiastic, motivated team player


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