Summer Intern, Growth & Partnerships

By Carolyn duPont on April 6, 2021

Remote, within United States
Application Deadline
April 25, 2021

Upstream Tech is a technology company that uses satellite data and machine learning to help organizations manage and monitor natural resources. We are growing quickly and building out our business development team that connects partner organizations and customers to our Lens and HydroForecast services.

Our team is seeking a summer intern to work with our Growth & Partnerships team. Responsibilities include:

  • Generating new business development outreach leads and supporting the sale of Upstream Tech’s existing services
  • Conducting market research to analyze new opportunities for application of Upstream Tech’s technical capabilities (e.g., coastal resilience, forestry, carbon markets, corporate supply chain sustainability)
  • Supporting marketing and outreach efforts to drive sales

The summer intern will support daily operations as well as 1-2 research projects throughout the course of the summer. The intern will interact regularly with the whole Upstream Tech team. The goal is to integrate closely into the workstreams of the Growth and Partnerships team and generate actionable insights that drive changes and improvements in our business.

This paid internship will be 8-10 weeks, part- or full-time over the course of the summer. Our team is remote, so this position can be located anywhere within the continental United States or Canada.

You’d be a good fit if

  • You want to work at a small, impact-oriented company. We measure our success with a triple bottom line and put our principles before profits.
  • You're pragmatic and want to get things done without sacrificing quality.
  • You're humble, empathetic, and understand that giving and receiving honest direct feedback helps everyone to grow.
  • You’re a self-starter and able to manage your own time effectively and efficiently.
  • You’re a great communicator, and can stay organized and manage your own time.

Preferred qualifications

  • Current graduate student in a relevant field (e.g., business, environmental management, engineering, energy).
  • 2-6 years prior work experience.
  • Industry knowledge or experience around land and water conservation issues.
  • Sales or business development experience.

Contact information

If interested, please provide your resume detailing your experience as well as a cover letter to Please indicate your availability in terms of timing as well as hours/week; we have a preference for a full-time intern. We look forward to receiving application materials from enthusiastic candidates by April 25, 2021.

Upstream Tech is committed to building, supporting, and growing a diverse team. We have a standardized interview process designed to reduce individual bias, and have structured pay scales to prevent inequity. We don't discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.