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Internships

Meteorology Student Intern, NWS

Location: Four locations within Central Region

Type: Operational Forecasting

Description: You will receive on-the-job and formal training to provide experience in the familiarization with National Weather Service programs, policies, and procedures; and an opportunity to perform progressively more responsible assignments as experience is gained.

Apply: By November 30th, 2021 for Summer 2022

Summer Research Intern in Radar Meteorology, MIT Lincoln Lab

Location: Lexington, MA

Type: Operational Forecasting

Description: The successful candidate will join a small team of meteorologists and software engineers working on hydrometeor classification topics using the National Weather Service’s Weather Surveillance Radar 1998 Doppler (WSR-88D).

Apply: ASAP for Summer 2022

Meteorology Summer Intern, Southern California Edison

Location: Irwindale, CA

Type: Energy

Description: As a summer intern, your work will help power our planet, reduce carbon emissions and create cleaner air for everyone.

Apply: ASAP for Summer 2022

Wildland Fire Research Intern, South Dakota Department of Public Safety

Location: Rapid City, SD

Type: Fire Weather

Description: The primary responsibility for the Wildland Fire Research Intern will be to study wildfire-climate relationships and wildfire-atmosphere interaction.

Apply: By January 24, 2022 for Summer 2022

Marine Physical Laboratory Summer Internship, Scripps Institute of Oceanography

Location: La Jolla, CA

Type: Research

Description: The Marine Physical Laboratory (MPL) at world-renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) seeks inquisitive motivated undergraduates with exceptional aptitude for quantitative science, majoring in engineering, physics, applied mathematics, chemistry, biology, geology or related majors. Undergraduate college students contemplating a career in scientific research and development are encouraged to apply for a summer research internship in marine science and technology. This ten-week summer internship program offers qualified students the opportunity to work with some of the most notable scientists in the world while earning a modest salary.

Apply: By January 14, 2022 for Summer 2022

Meteorology Intern, Earth Resources Technology

Location: Suitland, MD (but possibly remote)

Type: Research/Software Engineering

Description: In this role, you will work directly with the product support teams that generate and distribute satellitederived environmental data products and services to the National Weather Service and other users from NOAA’s Environmental Satellite Processing Center (ESPC). The ESPC is comprised of the complete software systems required to create products from current, future, and next generation NOAA and non-NOAA satellites.

Apply: ASAP for Summer 2022

NOAA Lapenta Student Internship Program

NOAA is offering paid summer internships targeted towards current 2nd and 3rd-year undergraduate and enrolled graduate students to work in areas that will provide robust research and/or operational experience that will prepare the student for further study in NOAA fields, for application to fellowships or for the NOAA-mission workforce.

Apply: By December 31, 2021 for Summer 2022

Department of Energy Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships

Then the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) program is for you. As a SULI participant, you’ll gain valuable hands-on research experience and build your professional network while collaborating on an exciting project under the guidance of a mentor. You will also have opportunities to present your research to your mentors and peers, join in social activities, and engage in a variety of professional development activities to enhance your career skills..

Apply: By January 12, 2022 for Summer 2022

Meteorology Intern, WindBorne Systems

Location: Palo Alto, CA

Type: Climate change/data analysis/energy

Description: As a WindBorne intern, you will be working on real, mission-critical projects. We're dedicated to helping humanity adapt to climate change as fast as possible, and part of that is having interns contribute in a meaningful way.

Apply: ASAP for Summer 2022

Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU), Virginia Tech University

Email your application to Dr. Stephanie Zick. Application packages should include a cover letter, resume or CV, and a list of three (3) references

Location: Blacksburg, VA

Type: Tropical Meteorology/Research

Description: An NSF-funded REU position in the Department of Geography at Virginia Tech is available for summer 2022. The candidate will work with Dr. Stephanie Zick and Dr. Craig Ramseyer to evaluate landfalling hurricane rainfall forecasts in high-resolution hurricane forecasting models, such as the Hurricane Weather and Research Forecasting (HWRF) model.

Apply: By February 1, 2022 for Summer 2022


Scholarships

NOAA Hollings Scholarships

The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to $9,500 per year) for two years of full-time study and a 10-week, full-time paid ($700/week) internship at a NOAA facility during the summer.

Apply: January 31, 2022

American Metorological Society (AMS) Scholarships

AMS Scholarships provide tuition support and/or research stipends to undergraduate and graduate students.

Apply: Deadlines vary but mostly Spring 2022

AGU Travel and Research Scholarships/Grants

AGU scholarships/grants provide travel and research support to students and young scientists in geosciences

Apply: Variable deadlines

National Weather Association (NWA) Scholarships

NWA Scholarships provide tuition and conference travel support primarily to undergraduates, particularly those interested in operational or broadcast careers

Apply: Variable deadlines

Bright Futures Scholarship Program

The Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program establishes lottery-funded scholarships to reward Florida high school graduates for high academic achievement.


Graduate School Opportunities and Assistantships

Duke University

The Climate Dynamics Lab in the Division of Earth and Climate Sciences, Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University has an open PhD position to start in Fall 2022. The main goal of our lab is to understand the role of air-sea coupling in global climate change and variability by combining theory, observations, and climate modeling. The prospective student will have the flexibility to develop a PhD project in a broad range of topics, including but not limited to global warming pattern formation, ocean inter-basin teleconnection, El Niño dynamics, and paleoclimate. .

Apply: By January 10th, 2022 for Fall 2022

Northern Arizona University

We are seeking a highly-motivated Ph.D. student to work on a foundation-funded project investigating dust-climate interactions in the southwest United States at NAU. This project will leverage our strength and our recent success to tackle a new and highly ambitious project: tracking the flow of dust from the land surface into the atmosphere using low-cost sensors mounted on uncrewed aircraft and weather balloons.

Apply: ASAP for Fall 2022

University of Arizona

We are recruiting PhD students to join our lab in Fall 2022 with full funding available and opportunities to work on NASA-funded projects using machine learning on satellite imagery.

Apply: By December 23rd, 2021 for Fall 2022

Columbus State University

Masters in Natural Sciences. The atmospheric science program at Columbus State University in Columbus, GA invites motivated, creative students to apply to the M.S. in Natural Sciences program. The program offers both thesis and non-thesis tracks in environmental science. Atmospheric science classes include a survey of meteorology, severe and hazardous weather, hydrometeorology, climate change, and air quality. Other available courses include experimental design and statistical analysis, geographic information systems and global positioning systems, hydrology, and water resources management. Thesis research will be conducted under the supervision of Dr. Steve Jessup (jessup_stephen@columbusstate.edu), who specializes in severe weather, heavy precipitation, and flash flooding.

Apply: By June 30, 2022 for Fall 2022

COLDEX Research Program

Funded Graduate Assistantships in Antarctic Ice Exploration. Graduate students will be included in all aspects of COLDEX science, including Antarctic field work, laboratory analysis, data processing, modelling, and knowledge transfer. All the listed positions are fully funded through COLDEX, additional positions may be available at partner institutions. Students take classes and perform research at the individual institutions, but also participate in inter-disciplinary COLDEX-wide activities, meetings and seminars.

Apply: ASAP for Fall 2022

NC State University and UNC-Chapel Hill

Graduate Assistantships in Climate Science. The new Carolinas Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessment NOAA (RISA) program, the Carolinas Collaborative on Climate, Health, and Equity, is recruiting 3-5 graduate students for Fall 2022 at NC State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Apply: Contact individual mentors and apply for Fall 2022

San Diego State University

Masters and Ph.D. Funded Assistantships in Geography. The Department of Geography at San Diego State University seeks highly motivated students for its Masters and Ph.D. programs. Degrees include MA (Human and environmental geography), MS in Geographic Information Science, MS in Watershed Science, and Ph.D. in Geography, which is offered jointly with the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Apply: ASAP for Fall 2022

Utah State University

Fully-funded Masters Assistantships in Climate Science. The Climate Science program in the Department of Plants, Soils, and Climate at Utah State University seeks motivated Master students to study seasonal prediction of droughts in the western United States. The project will include statistical analyses of seasonal prediction outputs (e.g., North American Multi-Model Ensemble-NMME). Students who have a strong passion and interest in seasonal prediction and climate data analysis should contact Dr. Wei Zhang (w.zhang@usu.edu) and include the following material: 1) A short description about your research interests 2) Resume 3) Unofficial transcripts

Apply: By January 2022 for Fall 2022

George Mason University

Masters and PhD Assistantships in Climate Science

Apply: ASAP for Spring 2022

University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

Fully-funded Ph.D assistantships available

Millersville University

Master of Science in Integrated Scientific Applications


Full-Time Employment

Meteorologist, NWS

Location: Anchorage, AK and Guam

Type: Operational Forecasting

Apply: by November 30th

Assistant Marine Weather Forecaster, Fugro

Location: Wallingford, UK

Type: Operational Forecasting

Apply: Immediately

Operational Meteorologist, Kinetic Analyst Corporation

Location: Garrett Park, MD

Type: Operations

Apply: Immediately

Operational Meteorologist, Weathernet

Location: Seattle, WA

Type: Operational Forecasting

Apply: Immediately

Meteorologist, Avangrid

Location: Portland, OR

Type: Energy

Apply: Immediately

Weather Graphics Producer, Accu Weather

Location: State College, PA

Type: Media

Apply: Immediately

Weather Graphics Producer, The Weather Channel

Location: Atlanta, GA

Type: Media

Apply: Immediately

Weekend Meteorologist, WRDW

Location: Augusta, GA

Type: Broadcast

Apply: Immediately


ERAU Career Services Contact

https://careerservices.erau.edu/

Ryan Mazon

Program Manager

Student Ambassador Program Coordinator

Degree Programs: Aeronautics, Aerospace and Occupational Safety, Air Traffic Management, Aviation Maintenance Science, Cybersecurity Management & Policy, Global Conflict Studies, Homeland Security, Human Security & Resilience, Meteorology, Spaceflight Operations

mazonr@erau.edu