GIS Analyst Intern - Dublin

Jacobs Limited · Competitive · Ireland
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Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. Providing a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional and construction- and program-management. Our 50,000 employees in 400 locations around the world serve a broad range of companies and organisations, including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies. 

Our Digital Solutions Business Unit is a team of approximately 150 staff who offer high level, strategic consultancy services both directly to our clients and in support of projects across all other Operating Units within B&I Europe and the wider Jacobs. 

The Digital Solutions team delivers efficiency across projects through the use of innovative technology, advanced spatial analysis, and effective data management solutions. 

To meet our growing business needs and future development aspirations, we currently have an opportunity for an Intern GIS Analyst within our Digital Solutions team based in Dublin. The successful person will gain experience with a respected and ambitious company. 


The role is required to work alongside members of the Geospatial team within Digital Solutions, and undertake tasks with a range of data capture, analysis, visualisation and compliance technologies. In doing so, you will provide critical input to delivering projects on time and budget. 

With exposure to an expanding range of market sectors and an extensive knowledge pool, you will deliver dynamic, innovative solutions to internal and external clients by thinking both logically and creatively.



- Currently enrolled in penultimate year studying for a degree in a relevant subject (e.g. GIS, Geography, Computer Sciences) or due to complete undergraduate degree this academic year and intend to then start a postgraduate course 
- Working knowledge of desktop GIS software, ideally ESRI ArcGIS 
- Experience of performing analysis on raw data to produce visual (e.g. maps & graphs) or tabular outputs 
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
- Good organisational and time management skills 
- Knowledge of and experience using UK spatial data (e.g. Ordnance Survey & environmental data published by public bodies) 
- High level of creativity and ability to solve problems 
- Strong attention to detail 


- Ability to automate tasks (e.g. Python, R or other scripting language, ArcGIS ModelBuilder etc) 
- An understanding of Irish environmental GIS work (e.g. Environmental Impact Assessments) 
- Exposure to Web GIS platforms & GIS Web Services 
- Some knowledge of CAD or experience of using CAD data 
- Knowledge of metadata and metadata standards 
- Knowledge/Experience of using mobile GIS for surveys/data collection 

You will join us in the summer period and join our community of interns under our programme called Jacobs Campus. This programme will allow you to work with a mentor who will work with you in identifying areas of learning so that when you leave you have a portfolio of learning experiences to make reference to. There will also be opportunities to network through your community and other networks across Jacobs in various experiences that will be on offer general aspirations as a recognised inclusive and diverse employer. 

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected. 

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and well being of all.

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