Looking for an entry level job or internship in meteorology? This is an overview of how to approach the search and a list of companies that might have relevant entry level and internship opportunities.
It’s not all standing in front of a camera and forecasting the weather; in fact, few meteorologists work in broadcasting. The top employers of meteorologists include the federal government, the military, research, and private firms. You may work outdoors on occasion in order to observe the weather. A few other things you might do in a typical day include:
A bachelor’s degree is usually required to get a job in meteorology. You don’t have to major in meteorology or atmospheric science, but take all the courses in that area possible. Additional courses in math, physics, chemistry, engineering, and computer science are also useful, not to mention excellent major choices if your college doesn’t have a meteorology major. You’ll need a graduate degree for many research positions.
KWES-TV Midland/Odessa Washington, DC
|Retail Visual Merchandiser, Full Time: Dulles Town Center|
Macys Sterling, VA
|Environmental Scientist / Meteorologist|
Ivy Exec Alexandria, VA
|Meteorologist | Germantown, MD|
Versar Germantown, MD
|Service Desk Technician - 2nd Shift|
Ironbow Chantilly, VA
|Manager, Public Advocacy|
CompTIA Washington, DC
|Meteorologist/ Technical Support Analyst - Silver Spring|
Centuria Corporation Silver Spring, MD
|Head of Data Visualization Strategy and Engineering - Graphicacy|
Graphicacy Arlington, VA
|Instructional Designer (15393)-|
American University Washington, DC
|Accounts (AR) - Reston, VA|
Johnson Technology Systems Reston, VA
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