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Computer Vision and Remote Sensing Summer Internship

Are you interested in research and development in the rapidly expanding areas of Computer Vision and Satellite Remote Sensing? Are you interested in learning about satellite image processing, how machine learning can be used to support 3D model building, and classification of manmade and natural environments? If so, this internship might be for you! You will have the opportunity to gain real-world experience working on a large research project with a dynamic team of engineers, scientists, and university students and faculty. ARA is excited to offer a summer internship to a qualified candidate who will support data and software requirements for machine learning solutions, GIS applications, and prototype algorithm development. This work will support research being conducted by ARA and several university partnerships for the Intelligence Advance Research Project Activity (IARPA -

This position will expose you to research in the computer vision, geospatial sciences, and offer an opportunity to develop algorithms and software. The objective of this internship will support team-members’ research while also enabling you to put your own ideas into practice through mentorship. This position aims to strike a careful balance between entry-level tasks needed to be done as part of the research and the opportunity to think and evolve your own ideas through software and algorithm development.

Computer Vision and Remote Sensing Summer Internship Job Requirements:
  • U. S. Citizenship Required
  • Successful completion of the first two years of a bachelor’s program in engineering, computer science, mathematics, or equivalent with a GPA of 3.4 or higher and actively enrolled
  • Demonstrated classroom or work experience using Python, C/C++, or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proactive team player

Computer Vision and Remote Sensing Summer Internship Job Preferences:
  • Introductory experience with Unix commands and processes
  • Experience with GIS software
  • Permanent or temporary residence in the Raleigh, NC metro area as this opportunity does not include relocation or housing assistance

Company Information:
Applied Research Associates, Inc. is an employee-owned international research and engineering company recognized for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. The company, founded in Albuquerque, NM, in 1979, currently employs over 1,100 professionals and continues to grow. ARA offices throughout the United States and Canada provide a broad range of technical expertise in defense technologies, civil technologies, computer software and simulation, systems analysis, environmental technologies, and testing and measurement. The corporation also provides sophisticated technical products for environmental site characterization, pavement analysis, and robotics.

At ARA, employees are our greatest assets. The corporation realizes that employee ownership spawns greater creativity and initiative along with higher performance and customer satisfaction levels. ARA gives its employees the tools, training, and opportunities to take more active roles as owners. The culture is challenging; innovation and experimentation are the norm. Employees are eligible for contributions which not only add to the company’s success, but also their own through the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). The motto, “Engineering and Science for Fun and Profit” sums up the ARA experience. For additional information and an opportunity to join this unique workplace, please apply at