Marine Meteorology Internship

  • Internship
  • Japan

Weathernews Americas Inc. Marine Group – Internship

Now Hiring: Marine Meteorology Internship

For over fifty years, Weathernews has drawn upon our global resources and ongoing innovations in science, software and service to deliver customized solutions that help businesses in many industries better manage the effects of weather on their operations, revenues and profits.

 

Position  Summary:

Weathernews’ Marine Group provides Voyage Planning services to companies that operate commercial vessels all over the world. We work directly with ship operators and ship captains in order to determine the optimal voyage plan based on numerous factors, providing not just forecast information, but also risk associated with each decision and how it could affect our customers’ bottom line.

 

The internship will focus on data analysis which is vital information for our customers. Interns will evaluate data and confirm erroneous data with ship masters and operators. The internship will also provide opportunities for job shadowing Operational Meteorologists.

 

This position is a paid internship which will be flexible around class schedules.  The duration of the internship is through the fall semester with the possibility to extend into the spring.

 

Primary  Responsibilities:

Data Analysis – reviewing data for errors

  • Data Cleansing – confirming/correcting data as necessary
  • Cross reference system settings with customer requirements
  • Job shadowing

 

Requirements:

  • Must be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology or closely related Science
  • Experience / exposure to statistical analysis of meteorological data preferred
  • Students entering or having already taken Atmospheric Dynamics I will be given preference
  • Strong analytical skills to support other areas of operational research and quality assurance
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Able to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work 10-15 hours per week in 3-5 hour blocks of time

 

 

Qualified candidates should e-mail their letter of interest to us-recruit@wni.com no later than September 14th, 2018.  Please note you are applying for the Marine Group – Internship.

 

For more information about the company please visit http://www.weathernews.com

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply for this job email your details to us-recruit@wni.com