GIS Analyst Internship

Spring 2022

Undergraduate or Graduate Student
Hourly Rate: TBD based on skillset

Time Commitment: 10 to 20 hours per week.

In this role, you will help us develop Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plans for various Indiana counties. The work involves GIS analysis, map making, and report writing.

You will be responsible for:

  • Creating maps in ArcGIS Pro software
  • Performing analysis using ArcGIS Pro, Hazus, and Aloha software
  • Managing (organizing, storing, and processing) spatial datasets
  • Writing reports from templates


  • Ability to be organized in a complex process with many overlapping tasks
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Experience with GIS (geographic information systems), preferably ArcGIS Pro
  • Solid Microsoft Office (Word & Excel) skills

The ideal candidate:

  • Has coursework in GIS
  • Has experience creating maps and performing analysis in ArcGIS Pro
  • Is detail-oriented
  • Is a good communicator

Bonus qualification:

  • Interest in emergency management or disaster mitigation

Through this internship opportunity, you will apply GIS theory and skills to a real-world application that will benefit Hoosiers and make our state more resilient to floods and other natural disasters.

IUPUI undergraduate student must (1) have completed at least 15 credit hours; and (2) carry at least a 2.75 grade point average.

To Apply:  Send cover letter and resume (work samples as a bonus) to mcardwe@iu.edu by December 10, 2021 (preferably July 2), with MHMP Internship as the subject of the email. Resumes will be reviewed as they are received.

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