INTERNSHIP: GIS

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

We are looking for a bright and creative GIS student with a hands-on approach and technical skills who is interested in contributing to humanitarian data needs.

 

In addition to your graduate internship we might ask you to contribute to remote disaster support for about 1-2 days a week. This will be done in close collaboration with Stefania Giodini, our Operational Team Lead and other colleagues. We therefore ask you to be able to come to our office in the Hague at least 4 days a week.

 

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?

Your work will improve current GIS practices at 510 and inform humanitarian decision-makers in the field. The focus of the internship can be agreed upon in close collaboration with you but will consists of (some of) the following:

  • Create Maps, Infographics & Dashboards based on questions from the field
  • Extract, Transform & Load Secondary Datasets
  • Set up (SQL/Postgis) Database
  • Set up & maintain Geonode
  • Plugin development QGIS

 

SKILLS NEEDED

  • Strong background in GIS (study background in GIMA, Geomatics or related field is preferred).
  • Experience with GIS software such as QGIS and databases such as PostgreSQL.
  • Ability to work independently and with clear deadlines.
  • Ability to speak other languages (i.e. French, Spanish or Portuguese) can be an asset.
  • Strong academic track record.

 

PRACTICALITIES

This is an internship position for which:

  • We ask you to start as soon as possible
  • We ask you to come to our office in the Hague at least 4 days a week.
  • We pay a monthly salary of €350 based on a fulltime workweek.
  • We reimburse travel costs (up to 60 km for a one-way trip).
  • You need your own laptop to work from.

Please e-mail a short motivation, CV and an overview of your grades to support@510.global if you want to apply!

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