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GIS Analyst Intern

HazardHub

Location: Madison, WI
Type: Internship
Posted: 11/09/2018
Deadline to Apply: Open - no deadline given by employer
Payrate: $15/hr

HazardHub creates geospatial databases of natural hazards for insurance, real estate, and other vertical markets. We use publicly available geospatial data to model hazard risk and provide analog values to be used by the client to evaluate their portfolio of risk.

Location:
Interns must be in Madison or surrounding area during January 2019 and Spring Semester 2019.

Internship Duration:
January 2 – Spring Semester 2019 with possibility of extension and/or permanent employment.

Hours:
Flexible hours for 20 hours per week. Intern will work remotely with a HazardHub laptop and portable hard drive. This will always be in the intern’s possession and kept secure.

Position Summary:
The GIS Analyst will conduct basic GIS operations, initiate QC processes on geospatial files, search/extract geospatial data from internet sources, and create/model new files using standard GIS procedures as instructed. Analyst may also be required to modify existing software routines created by HazardHub to add functionality, GUIs, and other enhancements

Intern Duties and Responsibilities:
The GIS Analyst will perform the tasks outlined in the above position summary in an independent manner without direct supervision. The internship will proceed as a series of distinct projects. Supervisor will meet with the intern to develop the scope, tasks and duties, data sources, outcomes, and time requirements at the beginning of each project. The intern must demonstrate the ability to work independently in a project-based environment, with the option to work remotely.

Qualifications:
Geography major/minor. Other majors considered. Basic/Advanced GIS courses. Medium to advanced skills in QGIS. Ability to work independently. Ability to maintain file security and confidentiality. Python and other GIS programming skills are required.

Application Instructions
Submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Career Services via email to jlitch@hazardhub.com, Subject line: HazardHub, Inc. GIS Analyst Internship.

Benefits:
$15 per hour and one-on-one training with highly experienced GIS development supervisor, mentoring in a project based start-up environment, potential for post internship employment or placement opportunity in other similar environments.