Open internship positions in Asheville, NC

Software Developer/Data Analyst

Desired skills:

  • Python (especially Pandas)

  • Experience writing scalable/parallelized data processing programs

  • Basic understanding of GIS/geospatial information

  • Experience with core AWS services like S3, EC2, and Lambda

  • Comfortable working on Linux environment/command line

  • Software/system documentation

  • Basic Git usage


  • Development on microservice-based backend for our core product, AccelAdapt

  • Improve existing Python-based processing pipelines for both spatial and nonspatial data

  • Data processing of large spatial datasets using Python

Web Application Developer

Desired skills:

  • ES6 Javascript


  • Developing for a variety of browsers

  • Microservice-based web applications

  • Browser-based mapping libraries

  • Comfortable working on Linux environment/command line

  • Experience with core AWS services like S3, EC2, and Lambda


  • Development on the admin interface of our core product, AccelAdapt

  • Maintenance and improvements for existing web-based climate data visualization tools


A few things about us, working with us, and what not:

  • We work on projects that are helping cities quantify climate risk so they can make better decisions to protect property and save lives. Your work will have substantive impacts.

  • You’ll get real-world experience in the latest in data processing and web technologies.

  • You’ll work with a group of work-hard/play-hard folks who are passionate about what they do.

  • We were interns ourselves not so long ago, so we take the learning aspects of an internship seriously. As such, we'll want to work with you in-person here at our office in Asheville where we have our whiteboard wall.

  • We respect your school schedule and are flexible about when you work with us.

  • We are growing rapidly and are looking for interns who are the right fit for our team, with a high probability of being offered a job after graduation here in Asheville.

  • We start our interns at $15/hr and it goes up from there.

  • We are adamant that no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status. Barriers to success have no place at FernLeaf Interactive.

  • And while we have a bunch of skills listed in these positions, don’t let these lists deter you. These are the technologies that we use, and if you can demonstrate to us a command of the basics and a willingness to learn and grow, you’re probably a good fit.



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