A bit about us
GroundTruth is the leading location-based marketing and advertising technology company. Sitting at the convergence of offline and online data, GroundTruth delivers a unique data set called “visitation data,” which allows brands, agencies, SMBs, and non-profits to drive high-performing business outcomes (ROI). GroundTruth activates this data through a suite of performance products and services via their self-serve advertising platform, through managed services, or tailored partnerships. GroundTruth has built proprietary filtering processes that combines our BlueprintTM contextual mapping technology, owned & operated properties, along with 3rd party mobile location data, together yielding over 30B visits annually.

We believe that innovative technology starts with the best talent and have been ranked one of Ad Age’s Best Places to Work for two years in a row (2021 & 2022). Learn more about the perks of joining our team here.

All of our internships are paid and will run from End of May/Early June through End of August/Early September.  We are looking to create a well-structured program where interns will augment their work experience, hone important skills, develop career goals and establish connections that will prove useful throughout their careers.  GroundTruth will, in turn, learn from a pool of motivated individuals who bring fresh thinking and innovation to our workplace. Diversity will be a priority in our internship program and will include but not be limited to Race, Ethnicity & Socio Economic status along with sexual orientation, gender identity, age, and disability. Want to hear from some current employees? Watch this.

A bit about you

Geo team at GroundTruth accumulates, refreshes and enriches huge volume of geo spatial data which serves as a key ingredient to GroundTruth's advertising platform. Geo team engineers live and breathe on spatial data structures and algorithms, data analytics and data science. We thrive on building big data pipelines using state of the art cloud technologies. You are expected to spec out and develop a complete end-to-end solution that would be deployed before your internship ends. You should be eager to take on variety of tasks ranging from building data visualizations, conducting geo spatial data analysis, building ETL, APIs and micro-services components, to improving our monitoring and alerting systems.  This is a great opportunity to grow, learn, and expand your technical chops.  You will get to work on the latest big data & cloud technologies.  You will be working side-by-side with a supportive team that would guide you towards a meaningful impact in a short time. You would be set up such that the work done by you would thrive beyond your internship.

You will:

  • Design a software solution to a well-defined problem.
  • Develop and deploy the solution during the internship tenure
  • Learn to adhere to high quality coding practices, productive software development traits

You are:

  • A rising Junior or Senior, or a recent graduate
  • Passionate – About spatial data structures, algorithms and visualization
  • Organized – You can chunk, prioritize and pace yourself to deliver timely work with minimal supervision
  • Conscientious – You can take tasks to completion
  • Self-Aware – You know when to ask for help and when to struggle on your own
  • Keen – to pick up a new technology quickly

You have:

  • Education: Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master's equivalent, in computer science or related fields 
  • Good CS fundamentals – understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • Hands-on programming experience in Python/Java on Linux/Unix
  • Proficiency in writing SQL
  • Good to have: Familiar with Postgres DB, GIS, Mapbox APIs or Google Places APIs 

About the program:


The program begins with a two day immersive orientation, where you will participate in engaging leadership sessions, connect with employees and other interns, and develop an understanding of our company and industry. 

Ongoing Support

Our buddy program: You will be paired with a buddy from outside of your team to support your growth and help you foster connections within GroundTruth. 

Ongoing learning & development: You will attend ongoing career development workshops with our Growth & Development team throughout your time with us. 

Final Presentation

At the end of the program, you will deliver a final presentation to your team and executive leadership, showcasing your unique ideas and perspective on GroundTruth. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity, inclusion and equity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodations under applicable federal, state and/or local laws. If you need reasonable accommodations in the application process, please reach out to us at hr@groundtruth.com.