Flood modelling intern (paid)


The opportunity

We are now looking for an intern to help us develop our flood forecasting capacity in North America and Asia. We are looking for a higher performer with a proven experience in flood modelling and GIS who can work on their own or as part of a team. Roles will include:

  • Sourcing and processing key data (elevation, land cover, rainfall and observed flooding).
  • Using our FloodMap software to set the FloodMap Live system up in new cities around the globe.
  • Working as part of a team to ensure that our FloodMap Live system performs as efficiently as possible.

Job specification

The ideal candidate will be pursuing a master’s or PhD in Geography or Engineering or related discipline and will have a passion for flood modelling. The successful candidate will have the following core skills:

  • Hydraulic analysis in 1D/2D software packages such as Flood Modeller Pro, Tuflow and Hec-Ras.
  • Use of GIS applications such as ArcGIS or QGIS.

Desirable skills

  • The role will involve working closely with the technical team on data sourcing and processing so experience in programming languages such as Python and the use of Linux operating systems will be beneficial.

Location

Previsico has an office in London (Old Street) and Loughborough (Holywell Enterprise Park). The successful applicant will be able to have flexible working arrangements but will be required to attend weekly meetings at the Loughborough Office. The applicant will need to have the right to work in the UK.

Salary: Living wage

Apply Now

Please send a CV and a Cover Letter to [email protected] with Flood forecasting Intern as the subject header. If you have any questions about the role or the company please contact Avinoam at [email protected]

No agencies please

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