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  • Tornado - Detroit, MI WFO Region, US

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  • Wildfire - British Columbia (Hunakwa Lake Fire), Canada

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Ibu, Indonesia

    25 minutes ago WATCH

  • Flood - Albuquerque, NM Region, United States

    20 minutes ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Reventador, Ecuador

    27 minutes ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - British Columbia (July Mountain Fire), Canada

    4 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - British Columbia (White Rock Lake Fire), Canada

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  • Flood - Tucson, AZ Region, United States

    36 minutes ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Okanogan County (Cub Creek 2 Fire), Washington, United States

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Baton Rouge, LA Region, United States

    38 minutes ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Lemhi County (Mud Lick Fire), Idaho, United States

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Dukono, Indonesia

    47 minutes ago WATCH

  • Volcano - Lewotolo, Indonesia

    37 minutes ago WATCH

  • Wildfires - Beaverhead County (Alder Creek Fire), Montana, United States

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Karymsky, Russia

    51 minutes ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Tremont Creek Fire), Canada

    4 hours ago WARNING

  • Earthquake - 5.0 - 99 km SSW of Trenggalek, Indonesia

    7 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Flat Lake Fire), Canada

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Thomas Creek Fire), Canada

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - NW of Malanje - Angola

    4 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - NE of Capenda-Camulemba, Lunda Norte - Angola

    4 hours ago WATCH

  • Wildfire - NE of Malanje - Angola

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  • Wildfire - Missoula County (Granite Pass Complex Fires), Montana/Idaho, United States

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Asotin County (Lick Creek Fire), Washington, United States

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - E of Berens River, Manitoba - Canada

    1 hour ago ADVISORY

  • Floods - Philippines

    19 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Sangay, Ecuador

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Sabancaya, Peru

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - NE of Mirnyy, Chukot - Russia

    2 hours ago WATCH

  • Wildfire - NW of Terbyas, Chukot - Russia

    5 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Wildfire - NW of Yerema, Irkutsk - Russia

    5 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - S of Sangar, Chukot - Russia

    5 hours ago WATCH

  • Wildfire - NE of Chernyshevskiy, Chukot - Russia

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  • Wildfire - N of Terbyas, Chukot - Russia

    5 hours ago WATCH

  • Wildfire - W of Verkhnevilyuysk, Chukot - Russia

    5 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Wildfire - NW of Tunguskhaya, Chukot - Russia

    2 hours ago INFORMATION

  • Floods - Panama

    3 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - Broadwater County (Woods Creek Fire), Montana, United States

    5 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - Colville Reservation (Summit Trail Fire), Washington, United States

    5 hours ago WARNING

  • Tropical Storm - Nepartak

    4 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Trozzo Creek Fire), Canada

    4 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Suwanosejima, Japan

    3 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Octopus Creek Fire), Canada

    4 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Cultus Creek Fire), Canada

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Akokli Creek Fire), Canada

    4 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Costa Rica

    3 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Central and Eastern Europe

    3 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Garrison Lake Fire), Canada

    4 hours ago WARNING

  • Extreme Heat - Central and Eastern Europe

    3 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - Cascade County (American Fork Fire), Montana, United States

    5 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - Flathead County (Hay Creek Fire), Montana, United States

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Lincoln County (South Yaak Fire), Montana, United States

    4 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Mount Porter Fire), Canada

    3 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Nevados de Chillán, Chile

    4 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - Cascade County (Divide Complex - Balsinger Fire), Montana, United States

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - Cascade County (Harris Mountain), Montana, United States

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Earthquake - 5.3 - 50 km SSW of Lotofagā, Samoa

    4 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Wildfires - Shoshone County (Character Complex), Idaho, United States

    5 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Bill Nye Mountain Fire), Canada

    4 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Two Mile Road Fire), Canada

    4 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Mckay Creek Fire), Canada

    4 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - Stevens County (Spruce Canyon Fire), Washington, United States

    4 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - Routt County (Morgan Creek Fire), Colorado, United States

    4 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Mineral/Missoula/Sanders Counties (West Lolo Complex), Montana, United States

    5 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Plumas County (Dixie-Jumbo Fires), Idaho, United States

    5 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Fuego, Guatemala

    5 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Michaud Creek Fire), Canada

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Lincoln County (Burnt Peak Fire), Montana, United States

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Three Valley Lake Fire), Canada

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (NkMip Creek Fire), Canada

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - British Columbia (Momich Lake Fire), Canada

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Chasm Fire), Canada

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Young Lake Fire), Canada

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Okanogan County (Cedar Creek/Delancy Fires), California, United States

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Lytton Creek Fire), Canada

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Sparks Lake Fire), Canada

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Alpine County (Tamarack Fire), California, United States

    23 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Butte and Plumas Counties (Dixie Fire), California, United States

    11 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Klamath County (Bootleg Fire), Oregon, United States

    11 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Bogalusa, LA Region, United States

    9 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Wallowa County (Elbow Creek Fire), Oregon, United States

    11 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Nevado del Ruiz, Colombia

    14 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Henan Province, China

    14 hours ago WARNING

  • Earthquake - 5.0 - South Sandwich Islands region

    16 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Earthquake - 6.2 - 97 km WNW of Luwuk, Indonesia

    1 day ago WATCH

  • Extreme heat - Vietnam

    17 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Hong Kong

    17 hours ago WARNING

  • Extreme heat - Hong Kong

    18 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Sri Lanka

    18 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Thailand

    19 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Muong Lat District, Thanh Hoa, Vietnam

    19 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Etna, Italy

    20 hours ago WARNING

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    1 day ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - Albacete. Castilla la Mancha, Spain

    22 hours ago WARNING

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    22 hours ago WARNING

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    23 hours ago WARNING

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    23 hours ago WARNING

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    23 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - France

    23 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - Stevens County (Sherwood Fire), Washington, United States

    23 hours ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - Nez Perce and Lewis Counties (Snake River Complex Fires), Idaho, United States

    23 hours ago WARNING

  • Extreme Heat - Montana, United States

    23 hours ago WARNING

  • Extreme Heat - Southwestern Canada

    23 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Southern Peru

    23 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Switzerland

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Extreme Heat - Mexico

    1 day ago WARNING

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    1 day ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Sheveluch, Russia

    1 day ago ADVISORY

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Embleton Mountain Fire), Canada

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Brenda Creek Fire), Canada

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Earthquake - 5.7 - 98 km WNW of Luwuk, Indonesia

    1 day ago WATCH

  • Wildfires - Granite County (Anderson Hill Fire), Montana, United States

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Floods - England, United Kingdom

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Semeru, Indonesia

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Floods - Maharashtra, India

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Storms - Australia

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Storms - New Zealand

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Tornado - Batu Bara Regency, North Sumatra, Indonesia

    1 day ago INFORMATION

  • Floods - Southern India

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Floods - Sochi, Russia

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Storms - India

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Storms - Cambodia

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Merapi, Indonesia

    3 days ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (South of Canim Lake Fire), Canada

    4 days ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Big Stick Lake Fire), Canada

    4 days ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Hawaii

    1 year ago WARNING

  • Drought - U.S. Virgin Islands

    5 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - High Plains United States

    5 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Southwestern United States

    5 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Northwestern United States

    5 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Midwestern United States

    5 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Hawaii, United States

    5 days ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Mckinley Lake Fire), Canada

    5 days ago WARNING

  • Wildfires - British Columbia (Cutoff Creek Fire), Canada

    5 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Hispaniola (Haiti and Dominican Republic)

    6 days ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - North America

    1 year ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Europe

    1 year ago WARNING

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

    1 year ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Africa

    1 year ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Asia Pacific

    1 year ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Middle East

    1 year ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Nyiragongo, DR Congo

    1 month ago WARNING

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NOW HIRING!

PDC is now seeking a Communications Associate to join our team of dedicated professionalswho are advancing the mission to save lives and protect communities around the globe.

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

Interested in an internship?

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