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  • Extreme Cold - Attawapiskat, Ontario, Canada

    43 minutes ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - SW of Yuxi, Yunnan, China

    54 minutes ago INFORMATION

  • Flood - Jackson, AL Region, United States

    58 minutes ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Popocatepetl, Mexico

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Flood - Camden, AR Region, United States

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Flood - N of Mavinga, Cuando Cubango and Moxico, Angola

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Extreme Cold - Port Burwell, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Epi, Vanuatu

    1 hour ago ADVISORY

  • Air Quality - Montreal, Québec, Canada

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Severe Weather - N of Orillia, Ontario, Canada

    1 hour ago ADVISORY

  • Snow Squall - SE of Wawa, Ontario, Canada

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Floods - Southern, United States

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Flood - Blountstown, FL Region, United States

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Flood - Shreveport, LA Region, United States

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Winter Storm - Southern, United States

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Flood - Reidsville, GA Region, United States

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Hawkinsville, GA Region, United States

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Snowfall - SW of Fort St. John, British Columbia, Canada

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Fuego, Guatemala

    3 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Suwanosejima, Japan

    3 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Sabancaya, Peru

    3 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Earthquake - 5.0 - 12 km N of Malango, Solomon Islands

    3 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Volcano - Santa Maria, Guatemala

    3 days ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Sangay, Ecuador

    3 hours ago WATCH

  • Volcano - Chikurachki, Russia

    4 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Semeru, Indonesia

    4 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Sheveluch, Russia

    4 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Volcano - Reventador, Ecuador

    4 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Volcano - Cotopaxi, Ecuador

    5 hours ago WARNING

  • Extreme Cold - Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories, Canada

    5 hours ago WARNING

  • Snowfall - Grand Prairie, Alberta, Canada

    5 hours ago WARNING

  • Extreme Cold - Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada

    5 hours ago WARNING

  • Severe Weather - Mistassini, Québec, Canada

    6 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Extreme Cold - Thompson, Manitoba, Canada

    6 hours ago WARNING

  • Extreme Cold - Stony Rapids, Saskatchewan, Canada

    6 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Congo Basin, Middle Africa and Eastern Africa

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - La Paz, Baja California, Baja California Sur and Sonora, Mexico

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - S of Halls Creek, Western Australia, Australia

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - NE of Dolores, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Magdalena Basin, SW of Magdalena River, Colombia

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Amazon Basin, W of Branco River, Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Amazon Basin, Brazil and Colombia

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Cameta, Pará, Brazil

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Sao Luis, Maranhão, Brazil

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Amazon Basin, Brazil and Bolivia

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - N of Xique-Xique, Northeast Brazil

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Parana Basin, South America

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - S of Uruara, Mato Grosso and Pará, Brazil

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Parana Basin, Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Maroni Basin, Brazil and French Guiana

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Tocantins Basin, Tocantins and Araguaia Rivers, Brazil

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - W of Parnaiba, Piauí, Brazil

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - W of Pannawonica, Western Australia, Australia

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - SE of Karumba, Queensland, Australia

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Merauke, Papua, Indonesia

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Cairns, Queensland, Australia

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - SW of Newcastle Waters, Northern Territory, Australia

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Murray Basin, Murray, Darling and Warrego Rivers, Australia

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Lake Eyre Basin, E of Georgina River, Australia

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - SW of Kununurra, Northern Territory and Western Australia, Australia

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Red Basin, Eastern Asia and South-eastern Asia

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Irrawaddy Basin, Myanmar and Thailand

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Tarakan, Kalimantan Timur, Indonesia

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Mekong Basin, South-eastern Asia

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Hyderabad, Baluchistan, Punjab and Sind, Pakistan

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Special Marine - Chicoutimi, Québec, Canada

    7 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Flood - Indus Basin, India and Pakistan

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Ganges Basin, India and Bangladesh

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Mae Klong Basin, Myanmar and Thailand

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Penner Basin, India

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Brahmaputra Basin, Eastern Asia and Southern Asia

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Earthquake - 5.0 - 97 km ENE of Aras-asan, Philippines

    7 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Flood - SE of Karachi, Sind, Pakistan

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Chao Phraya Basin, South-eastern Asia

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Aral Sea Basin, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - NW of Karachi, Sind, Pakistan

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - NW of Chattogram, Chittagong, Bangladesh

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Extreme Cold - Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, Canada

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Shatt Al Arab Basin, Iran, Iraq and Saudi Arabia

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Hingol Basin, NW of Hingol River, Iran and Pakistan

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Irrawaddy Basin, Bangladesh and Myanmar

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Shatt Al Arab Basin, Southern Asia and Western Asia

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - SE of Al Wajh, Tabuk, Saudi Arabia

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Shatt Al Arab Basin, Iran and Iraq

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Po Basin, Italy and San Marino

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - W of Oum Hadjer, Batha, Chad

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Rukwa Basin, S of Rungwa River, Tanzania and Zambia

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Merowe, Northern and River Nile, Sudan

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Okavango Basin, Middle Africa, Southern Africa and Eastern Africa

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Zambezi Basin, Middle Africa, Southern Africa and Eastern Africa

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - S of Atoui Basin, Mauritania

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - SW of Quelimane, Zambezia, Mozambique

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Nile Basin, Middle Africa, Eastern Africa and Northern Africa

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Tsiribihina Basin, Madagascar

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Abhe Bad Basin, Eastern Africa

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Nile Basin, Egypt

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Zambezi Basin, Mozambique

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - SE of Massawa, Debub, Eritrea

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Congo Basin, Tanzania

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Orange Basin, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Conakry, Conakry, Guinea

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Rufiji Basin, Great Ruaha and Rufiji Rivers, Tanzania

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Ogooue Basin, Middle Africa

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Chad Basin, Middle Africa and Western Africa

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Niger Basin, Nigeria

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Niger Basin, Niger and Bani Rivers, Mali

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Lake Turkana Basin, Ethiopia and Kenya

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Benin City, Bayelsa, Delta and Edo, Nigeria

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - N of Lamu, Lamu, Kenya

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Nile Basin, SW of Atbara River, Eritrea and Sudan

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Limbe, Sud-Ouest, Cameroon

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Nile Basin, Eastern Africa

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Lurio Basin, Mozambique and Malawi

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - S of Jacareacanga, Amazonas, Mato Grosso and Pará, Brazil

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Buizhou, Shandong, China

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Shatt Al Arab Basin, Saudi Arabia

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Extreme Cold - Happy Valley - Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Nevado del Ruiz, Colombia

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Earthquake - 5.0 - 75 km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga

    8 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Drought - South Korea

    9 hours ago WARNING

  • Extreme Heat - Southern Vietnam

    9 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Central-Southern Zambia

    9 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Floods - Madagascar

    9 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - N of Rumbek, Lakes, South Sudan

    9 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Floods - Puhowato District, Gorontalo Province, Indonesia

    10 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Storms - Eastern Malaysia

    10 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Fiji

    10 hours ago WARNING

  • Blowing Snow - NE of Dawson City, Yukon, Canada

    10 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Storms - Sri Lanka

    10 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Southern India

    10 hours ago WARNING

  • Earthquake - 5.0 - south of the Fiji Islands

    11 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Storms - Upper North Island, New Zealand

    11 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Auckland, New Zealand

    11 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Manado City, North Sulawesi Province, Indonesia

    11 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Landslides - Manado City, North Sulawesi Province, Indonesia

    11 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Earthquake - 5.9 - 14 km SSW of Khowy, Iran

    3 days ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - W of Yuxi, Yunnan, China

    12 hours ago WARNING

  • Winter Storm - Central, United States

    16 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - E of Kinabatangan Basin, Philippines

    21 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - SW of Eyl, Nugaal, Somalia

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - NW of Hechi, Guangxi, China

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - Paraiso, Tabasco, Mexico

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - NW of Tecuala, Nayarit, Mexico

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - Frontera, Tabasco, Mexico

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - NW of Canavieiras, Bahia and Minas Gerais, Brazil

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - SE of Wewak, East Sepik, Papua New Guinea

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - Rosso, Trarza, Mauritania

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - Cuvelai Basin, Angola, Botswana and Namibia

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - Volta Basin, W of White Volta River, Ghana and Togo

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - NE of Atrek Basin, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - E of San Fernando de Apure, Guárico, Venezuela

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - SW of Nueve de Julio, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - E of McMinns Lagoon, Northern Territory, Australia

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - Yancheng, East China

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - W of Burketown, Queensland, Australia

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - Sambalpur, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Odisha, India

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - E of Baoding, Hebei, China

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - E of McMinns Lagoon, Northern Territory, Australia

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - Golmud, Qinghai, China

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - Lam Basin, Laos and Vietnam

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - Yangtze Basin, Yangtze and Xiang Jiang Rivers, China

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - Yangtze Basin, China and Taiwan

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - Huai He Basin, N of Huai He River, China

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - Monrovia, Montserrado, Liberia

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - Volta Basin, W of White Volta River, Ghana and Togo

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - E of Tema, Greater Accra, Ghana

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Flood - E of Biak, Papua, Indonesia

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Storms - Peninsular Malaysia

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Storms - Paraguay

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Winter Storm - Southeast Iceland

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Winter Storm - Finland

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Storms - Singapore

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Storms - Brazil

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Ibu, Indonesia

    2 days ago WATCH

  • Volcano - Aira, Japan

    3 days ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Villarrica, Chile

    4 days ago ADVISORY

  • Volcano - Krakatau, Indonesia

    4 days ago WARNING

  • Extreme Heat - Eastern Africa

    5 days ago WARNING

  • Extreme Heat - Southern Africa

    5 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Eastern Africa

    5 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Federated States of Micronesia

    6 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Hawaii, United States

    6 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - High Plains United States

    6 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Northwestern United States

    6 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Southwestern United States

    6 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Tuvalu

    6 days ago WARNING

  • Volcano - San Miguel, El Salvador

    6 days ago ADVISORY

  • Drinking Water - SE of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada

    1 week ago ADVISORY

  • Cholera - Haiti

    2 months ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Africa

    9 months ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Middle East

    9 months ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - North America

    9 months ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Asia Pacific

    9 months ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Latin America/Caribbean

    9 months ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Europe

    9 months ago WARNING

  • Ebola Virus - Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo

    5 months ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Hawaii

    9 months ago WARNING

ABOUT OUR TEAM:

Job Opportunities

Come to work with a leading-edge organization and fuel your passion for public service. For nearly 25 years, PDC has supported the most demanding government customers and nonprofits worldwide, sharing in the mission to save lives and reduce disaster risk. As an applied research center managed by the University of Hawai‘i, we continuously develop new technologies and recruit new talent to advance our state-of-the-art solutions in disaster mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. You can find PDC job openings on the Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii site or through our LinkedIn postings.

Internships

PDC provides mentored internship opportunities to self-motivated students who take pride in their work, have a passion to learn and a commitment to problemsolving. Our internships offer individuals the chance to apply learned skills and theory to real-world problems.

If you are interesting in applying for an internship with PDC, please review the programs available below to see if there is a good match. You should also examine the criteria for a direct internship before submitting your resume with the link below.

Programs Available

Akamai Workforce Initiative

Offered to college students in Hawaii. Applications accepted in November. Please check the site for details.
https://akamaihawaii.org/interning/

University of Hawai‘i Student Employment & Cooperative Education (SECE)

Available only to college students within the UH system. PDC posts internship position descriptions to this site.
https://sece.its.hawaii.edu/sece/login

CareerLink – UH Maui College Cooperative (Co-Op) Education program

Available only to UH-MC students. Please check the site for details.
http://maui.hawaii.edu/careerlink/

Ke Alahele Program

Offered through Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB) internship program
http://www.medb.org/programs/education-to-workforce/ke-alahele-education-fund/

Direct Internships

Direct internships with PDC are also available on an as-needed basis. Please inquire per the guidelines below.

Internship Criteria

  • All internships are based on the island of Maui in Hawaii. PDC does not support internships outside of Maui.
  • All internship programs are paid internships. However, we do not offer relocation or housing support.
  • Technical internships are for summer undergraduate and graduate students. Communications internships are offered year-round.
  • U.S. Citizenship is not required, however:
    • Candidates MUST have permission to work in the U.S. for the duration of internship; and
    • PDC does NOT sponsor visas for international students.
  • Long-term internships (for graduate students) may be as long as 6 months. Candidates must submit a resume as part of the submission. Areas of interest for internship may also be submitted.

 

  • For PDC’s direct internship program, the applicant must submit a resume. Area(s) of interest for internship may also be submitted. Internship is contingent upon need and availability.

Skills We Need

Over the years, interns have made valuable contributions to PDC projects and activities with such skills as:

Computer or GIS skills and literacy

  • Computer programming (C++, Java, Jscript, …)
  • Scripting (PHP, Python, Shell, …)
  • Web/App development (HTML, CSS, JSON, …)
  • AI experience and/or interest
  • GIS (data processing, visualization, …)
  • Imagery and/or Image analysis
  • Physical sciences and/or modeling
  • Data analysis and/or statistics

Communications or design skills and literacy

  • Public relations, communications, content development experience
  • Web UX / UI design principles
  • Graphic design using latest Adobe products
  • Video editing
  • Marketing copy development
  • Social media content management

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