Solution Engineering Internships

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Work with account managers and other staff to educate customers on the value of GIS while also using your technical skills.


Students interning as solution engineers typically work in our regional offices on one of our sector teams, for example, government, defense, commercial, utility, or petroleum.


In the past, interns have worked on projects that included

  • Creating media information products for the disaster response team that covers events like the Nepal earthquake, Oklahoma tornadoes, and California wildfires
  • Creating maps and map journals for various agencies, such as FEMA, DOJ, FBI, and NGA
  • Creating a gas service territory map for major utility companies of the US, then geoenriching it with relevant demographic data

Program Timeline

  • Applications Accepted: September 1 – December 31, 2023 at 5:00 pm PST
  • Interviews: Students selected for phone interviews will be notified by email on a rolling basis October 2023 – January 31, 2024
  • Internship: 12 weeks beginning in late May or June

Note: After the December 31 application deadline, we will begin providing regular updates to all applicants on a rolling basis. Please log back into your account to view application status updates.


  • We seek students who are majoring in GIS, geography, or business or are obtaining an MBA and are currently enrolled in a 4-year Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD program at a university in the United States; undergrads must be in junior or senior standing
  • Ability to obtain work authorization in the United States in 2024
  • Able to complete a 12-week internship beginning in May or June 2024
  • Knowledge of Esri products (ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Enterprise), GIS application development, GIS databases, spatial analysis, and/or cartography
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills, specifically presentation skills
  • Some internships also require an interest in a particular domain, for example, natural resources, government, health, or utilities
  • Desirable students that will be graduating with a graduate or undergrad level degree by 2024

About Esri

Our passion for improving quality of life through geography is at the heart of everything we do. Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) technology inspires and enables governments, universities, and businesses worldwide to save money, lives, and our environment through a deeper understanding of the changing world around them.


Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.


The pay range for this internship takes into account education level and previous relevant work experience to include specialized skill sets. Interns who meet minimum qualifications during their internship may also qualify for 401(k) and profit share.


A reasonable estimate of the base pay range is $29.00 - $31.00.

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