Students with a background in GIS are encouraged to apply as a GIS Intern. As a GIS Intern, you will use your technical skills to support HSAC’s situational awareness platform, SALUS. HSAC offers SALUS free-of-charge to government entities, and is a GIS, web-based platform that provides a customizable experience for managing and analyzing data related to crisis and event management. Please see below for specific requirements regarding the GIS Intern position.


All applicants must meet the requirements of the Crisis Management Internship in addition to the following, minimum requirements:

  • 1+ years experience with ArcGIS

  • Experience with QA/QC GIS tasks

  • Ability to learn unfamiliar technical systems

  • 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

  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

  • Strong technical writing skills


$19/hour or Course Credit (per higher education institution’s policies)