REQUIREMENTS

Homeland Security & Emergency Management Internship

All applicants must meet the following, minimum requirements:

  • Enrolled in or completed a graduate degree program at an accredited university, preferably in emergency management, public administration, public policy, homeland security, public administration, geographic information systems, strategic planning, or a related field
  • Minimum of 3.0 Cumulative GPA
  • Strong communication skills; Detail-oriented; Creative thinker; Ability to strategize and solve complex problems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

 

GIS Internship

All applicants must meet the following, minimum requirements:

  • Enrolled in or completed a graduate degree program at an accredited university in GIS, Geography, or a closely related field with a minimum of 3.0 Cumulative GPA
  • 1+ years of hands-on professional experience with ArcGIS
  • Experience with QA/QC GIS tasks
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to learn unfamiliar technical systems
  • Detail-oriented; Creative thinker; Strong time management and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure during an emergency

In addition to the above requirements, the following qualifications are also desired:

  • Professional experience with ArcGIS Online
  • Familiarity with geodatabase management and design
  • Knowledge of data standards, data management, data quality

Apply to the program

Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, references, and writing sample to:

  • Hector Corral, Project Manager, hcorral@hsacouncil.org
  • Include “Internship Application” in the subject of your email for the Homeland Security & Emergency Management Internship or "GIS Internship Application" for the GIS Internship and note your availability (start date & hours/week).