NWS Student Intern

National Weather Service

The National Weather Service (NWS) National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) is accepting applications for its 2019 summer student internship program.

 

NCEP is offering up to 10 paid summer internships targeted towards current undergraduate and graduate students to work in areas that will meet the future needs of the ever-broadening weather-climate-water user community. Each student will collaborate with one or more scientists at our five centers located in College Park, MD: Climate Prediction Center, Environmental Modeling Center, NCEP Central Operations, Ocean Prediction Center, and Weather Prediction Center.

 

Potential projects could include the following:

o Improve understanding of forecasting problems

o Address some critical aspect of operational model development

o Create new data analysis techniques with wide application and usefulness in operational forecasting

o Develop improved forecast tools (including use of GIS)

o Conduct IT related activities, such as reviewing operational process documentation, website maintenance, and auditing websites

o Develop datasets for the Science on a Sphere

o Incorporate social science to improve communication of forecast uncertainty

 

Applications are due February 1, 2019.

 

For more information and to apply: https://ncepinternship.smapply.io

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