The Ray is Hiring Interns

The Ray is looking for passionate, motivated students or recent graduates to join our team as interns and fellows this Fall! We will need candidates in multiple departments and disciplines, including communications, GIS, research, and more. Here’s what we’re looking for:


GIS Specialist Internship

  • Works directly with the Director of Strategic Partnerships and the Partnership Coordinator & Research Analyst
  • Support the development and management of GIS maps and applications
  • Proficient in ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online web maps and apps
  • Detail-oriented and experienced in quantitative data analysis

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Communications Internship

  • Supports The Ray’s social media and external communications strategy alongside the Director of Communications
  • Assists in the development of social media content
  • Drafts and edits writing projects, including email blasts, press releases, media assets, etc.
  • Interest in public affairs communications, graphic design, media relations, or video development
  • Strong written communications skills, including story-telling and long-form narratives
  • Graphic design and video production skills are a plus
  • Social media and Google analytics experience preferred

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Technology Evaluation Internship

Involves vetting, ranking, and managing questions and technology suggestions that come to The Ray

  • Research incoming technologies and their companies and/or entrepreneurs
  • Compile an executive review of research and recommendations, and present to the staff of The Ray and possibly the Board of Directors
  • Compile questions for The Ray and assist the Director of Communications in providing answers in a timely manner

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Landscape Lab Internship

Interest in ecology, landscape design, cultural landscapes, soil science, horticulture, transportation engineering, pollinators, wildflowers, or photography

  • Works directly with the Landscape Design and Research Fellow and GDOT team
  • Ability to work on research projects remotely
  • Flexibility to visit the research site once a month preferred
  • Assisting the Landscape Lab manager in monitoring existing research projects through:
    • Site visits
    • Photographing research plots
    • Analyzing climate, air, water, and soil quality data
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