Conservation Technology Internship
Posted on 3/10/2023
The Allen Institute for AI

51-200 employees

Artificial intelligence research institute
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Data & Analytics
  • Do you love animals? Are you obsessed with complex data analysis? Do you want to apply your technical and creative expertise to a product that protects endangered species every day?
  • EarthRanger is a software solution that helps conservationists make informed operational decisions. We help prevent the poaching of endangered species, fight deforestation, promote human-wildlife coexistence, and advocate for legal protection of wildlife. We do this by integrating real-time data from 60+ hardware sensors (animal trackers, radios, vehicles, etc), rangers, patrols, remote imaging, etc. and providing visibility and analysis of conservation activities across landscapes. More than 200 conservation organizations use EarthRanger today, from iconic national parks like Masai Mara Reserve in Kenya and North Luangwa National Park in Zambia, to species-specific conservation programs like the Snow Leopard Trust in Mongolia and Panthera's Mountain Lion Program in Washington state
  • The AST team will be reviewing applications and scheduling interviews for Summer 2023 internships in March. Start dates will be determined based on your availability and will be 12 weeks in duration and based in Seattle, WA
  • We have a beautiful office near Fremont and Lake Union; catered lunches; great pay; smart, friendly and helpful co-workers
  • You are currently an undergraduate or graduate student in a STEM related field of study
  • Studied data analysis and forms of presenting data for reporting and decision making purposes
  • Understanding of and ability to query RDBMS (MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLServer)
  • Understanding of development, data modeling and ETL knowledge that includes Data warehouse Data Modeling, Star and Snowflake schema
  • Experience with Python
  • Bonus - if you have worked with Tableau or another reporting and analysis tool