Electric Outdoors

Electric Outdoors

Jun 3, 2024

Electric Outdoors is Hiring Interns for Summer 2024 Pilot

EO Canopy

Product Development Intern

  • $14/hour

  • Hybrid, based in Marquette, Michigan

  • Internship (part-time, 20 hours a week, 12 weeks from June/July to August/September)

  • U.S. work authorization required

Electric Outdoors, in partnership with Innovate Marquette SmartZone, is seeking a dynamic individual to join our team as an independent contractor for a 12-week duration, bringing expertise and dedication to our project. 

During the summer of 2024, the EO team will deploy four EO Canopies in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to pilot a new, curated outdoor experience. Electric Outdoors is looking for college students with a focus on product, business, engineering, marketing, or computer science and a passion for the outdoors to help with the implementation and testing of the Canopy units and full camping experience. 

Interns will gain hands-on experience working on an exciting new product as well as assisting with business and go-to-market plan development. They will facilitate communication with different stakeholders throughout the ecosystem, get to spend time outdoors, and learn skills useful for future entrepreneurship. 


  • Assist in all aspects of successfully launching a sustainable glamping experience. This can include deploying Canopy units, testing assets in real-life conditions, testing connectivity and charging systems, and curating and fine-tuning user experiences.

  • Analyze and report on potential impact of Canopy in the local communities, such as job creation and economic growth.

  • Gather data and assets for Electric Outdoors and its partners. 

  • Gather suggestions and feedback from all stakeholders and help prioritize product action plan for market roll-out. 

  • Assist in developing marketing, PR, and brand awareness efforts. 

Desired qualifications

  • A passion for sustainability and being in the outdoors. You have some personal experience with outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, biking, fishing, or similar. 

  • Academic focus on product, business, engineering, marketing, or computer science. 

  • A team player who is eager to learn new skills. 

  • Ability to travel to or stay in the Upper Peninsula.

About Electric Outdoors

Electric Outdoors is a Michigan-based startup on a mission to disrupt the outdoor recreational industry, connecting people with sustainable outdoor experiences via a portable, off-grid, solar-powered destination platform.

The EO Canopy is a first-of-its-kind camping platform powered entirely by sustainable sources, making off-grid energy, water, and waste handling available to EV drivers and other campers. It also opens up new revenue opportunities for landowners looking to tap into the increasing demand for new camping experiences. (Learn more at electricoutdoors.tech.)

About Innovate Marquette SmartZone

Innovate Marquette SmartZone was created to help coordinate, inspire, promote, and lead business, government, academic, and community leaders to transform Marquette County and the Upper Peninsula into a world-class entrepreneurial ecosystem.

The SmartZone supports technology-based innovations, new businesses, new job creation, and existing business expansion by leveraging the unique set of resources, experiences, and advantages available in Marquette.

IMQT is one of 21 SmartZones located throughout the state of Michigan that helps support entrepreneurs like Electric Outdoors by hiring contract employees on their behalf.

How to Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to info@electricoutdoors.tech before June 14.


Electric Outdoors

Electric Outdoors wants to revolutionize how you enjoy the great outdoors sustainably. Its flagship product, the EO Canopy, makes it possible for EV owners to camp off the grid. Learn more at electricoutdoors.tech or @electricoutdoors.


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